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OWC Mercury Pro External USB 3.0 Blu-Ray Reader/Writer
- Max 12x/16x BD-R Read/Write Speed
- Max 16x DVD±R Read and Write Speed
- Max 48x CD-R Read and Write Speed
- Read & Writes Blu-ray up to 128GB
- Reads & Writes BD-RE and M-DISC
- 4MB Buffer Memory
- USB 3.0 Interface
- Windows & Mac Compatible
The OWC Mercury Pro External USB 3.0 Blu-Ray Reader/Writer is a plug-and-play optical drive that supports writing to Blu-ray and DVD media as well as CDs. It also supports a wide range of disc capacities, including single (25GB, double (50GB), triple (100GB), and quad layer (128GB) Blu-ray media, single (4.7GB) and dual layer (8.4GB) DVD media, and CD media up to 700MB, or 79 minutes of audio. This optical also supports M-DISC media and its 4MB buffer helps to ensure uninterrupted disc burning sessions.
Whether you're labeling your finished discs with adhesive labels, using inkjet-printable discs, or laser burning via LightScribe or LabelFlash, OWC has included the software to give your discs a polished, professional, and finished look. Smile DiskLabel for Mac OS X allows you to create, print, and share CD labels, jewel case inserts, and DVD covers, while Prosoft Engineering Data Backup 3 for Mac OS X v10.2.8+ and NovaStor NovaBACKUP for Windows allow you to backup your data.
The Mercury Pro External USB 3.0 Blu-Ray Reader/Writer includes a 2' USB 3.0 cable, two Philips 4x BD-R discs in cases, and operates using an included 100 ~ 240 VAC power supply at 50-60 Hz. It is protected by a limited 1-year warranty.
Configured for Your Workflow
Now with an updated design, Mercury Pro brings optical media back to your workflow. With a sleek, durable aluminum chassis and a USB 3.0 interface, Mercury Pro delivers reliable performance that is cool and quiet
USB 3.0 Connectivity
The Mercury Pro is plug-and-play compatible with both Mac and PC workflows, making it a versatile solution. With USB 3.0 connectivity, playback of optical media, data transfers, and archiving all happen as quickly
M-DISC is a solution for safe and long-term data storage, and the Mercury Pro supports this format, making it a good solution for reliable long-term backup and archiving. M-DISC is an archival-quality storage solution that helps protect your data from degradation and loss for 1,000 years or more.
M-DISCs use a proprietary layer made from inorganic, rock-like material for permanent data storage, protected from data rot and extremes of light, humidity, and temperature change. Because the M-DISC ready Mercury Pro engraves the data into this layer, write once and read virtually forever
Reliability & Support
The Mercury Pro is backed by OWC's limited 1-year warranty and 24/7 customer support
- OWC / Other World Computing Mercury Pro External USB 3.0 Blu-Ray Reader/Writer
- 2.00' / 0.61m USB 3.0 Cable
- External Power Supply
- Power Cable
- 2 x Philips 4x BD-R Blu-ray Media in Case
- Smile DiscLabel Software (for Mac OS X 10.4 or later)
- ProSoft Engineering Data Backup 3 (for Mac OS X 10.4 or later)
- NovaStor NovaBACKUP (for Windows 7)
- Limited 1-Year Warranty