updated 09:50 am EST, Tue January 10, 2006
160GB portable drive
Other World Computing (OWC, booth 2217) today debuted a new, significantly enhanced FireWire 800-equipped version of its line of ultra-portable, high-capacity 2.5-inch drives for portable storage. Featuring a 160GB drive, the new On-The-Go pro series 800/400+USB2 makes OWC the first company shipping a portable FireWire/USB2 drive of this capacity. The new 800 FireWire version of the Mercury On-the-Go includes two FireWire 800- and one USB 2.0/1.1 ports, All Mercury On-The-Go drives measure 3.5-inches x 5.5-inches x 1-inch, weigh less than 12 ounces and ship with carrying case, FireWire cable, USB Cable, EMC/Dantz Retrospect and Intech Speed Tools. They also are covered by a one-year warranty and officially supported by Dantz Retrospect with the EMC/Dantz Retrospect Backup Certification. Pricing starts at $130 for 40GB, while the 160GB version is $470.