Other World Computing
(OWC) has introduced six new models of their Mercury-brand external optical storage line that’s offered with FireWire and USB/FireWire conectivity options, add-on software, writable and re-writable media, and one-year warranties.
The CD-RW products come with Roxio Toast 5.2.x Lite, 25 pieces of CD-R media, and one piece of rewritable media. The 44x24x44 CD/RW models also come with Yamaha Safe-Burn & Exclusive Disc T@2 Labeling Technology, while the 48x12x48 models come with Lite-On SMART-BURN technology. The Mercury DVD R/W solutions ship with CharisMac Discribe 5.x, five pieces of DVD-R 2X media in jewel cases, 25 pieces of CD-R media, and one piece of CD-RW media. Pricing for the new drives are:
OWC Mercury Pro 48x12x48 CD-RW External FireWire Solution, $139.99;
OWC Mercury Pro 48x12x48 CD-RW External FireWire & USB 2.0/1.1 Combo Solution, $159.99;
OWC Mercury Pro 44x24x44 CD-RW FireWire Solution, $229.97;
OWC Mercury Pro 44x24x44 CD-RW FireWire/USB 2.0+1.1 Solution, $249.97;
OWC Mercury DVR-105 DVD-RW + CD-R/RW FireWire Solution, $439.95;
OWC Mercury Pro DVR-105 DVD-RW + CD-RW FireWire & USB 2.0/1.1 Combo Solution, $459.95.
The Mercury and Mercury Pro optical storage solutions are available exclusively from OWC.