Mac peripheral reseller
Other World Computing
(OWC) has expanded its Mercury line of storage products, dropped prices, and added a new software bundle that includes Dantz Development Corp.’s popular Retrospect backup and archival software.
Additions to the line include 250GB Mercury Elite Pro drives in FireWire 800/USB 2.0 and Firewire 400/USB 2.0 combinations for US$349.99 and $299.99 respectively; a Mercury Pro 52x32x52x CD-R/RW external FireWire/USB 2.0 combo drive for $119.99; and a Mercury Pro DVD-R/RW FireWire/USB 2.0 combo drive for $289.99.
12 different models of OWC’s Mercury external storage products also saw price drops of up to $70 today.
What’s more, OWC announced Thursday that it is bundling Retrospect with all external Mercury FireWire storage drives. The software lets users back up and archive important data to CDs, DVDs, hard drives and other devices. OWC noted that all Mercury storage systems featuring either FireWire or USB are Dantz-certified.