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OWC Mercury Pro 12x

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OWC Mercury Pro 12x

The Mercury Pro 12x is a 12x Blu-ray burner based on the Pioneer BDR-205 writer. It is designed on an Oxford 934DSB chipset, and the Mercury Pro 12x features four interfaces, including two FireWire 800 ports, a FireWire 400, an eSATA and a USB 2.0. The Mercury Pro 12x has write speeds (single layer and double layer) of up to 12x for BD-R format and 2x for BD-RE. It can also burn DVD+/-R at the speed of up to 16X, DVD-RAM at 5x and CD-R/RW at 40x. The Mercury Pro 12x supports 8 MB…

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OWC Mercury Pro 12x

The Mercury Pro 12x is a 12x Blu-ray burner based on the Pioneer BDR-205 writer. It is designed on an Oxford 934DSB chipset, and the Mercury Pro 12x features four interfaces, including two FireWire 800 ports, a FireWire 400, an eSATA and a USB 2.0. The Mercury Pro 12x has write speeds (single layer and double layer) of up to 12x for BD-R format and 2x for BD-RE. It can also burn DVD+/-R at the speed of up to 16X, DVD-RAM at 5x and CD-R/RW at 40x. The Mercury Pro 12x supports 8 MB of buffer memory and has a suggested retails price of $349.99.

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The Mercury Pro 12x is an external Blu-ray burner that allows users to archive data and create DVDs and CDs. It supports the burning of up to 5 0GB of data or high definition video per Blu-ray disc, or up to 8.5GB using low-cost Dual Layer DVDs. The unit is a Plug & Play device and supports four interface types, such as two FireWire 800 (1394b) ports, one FireWire 400 (1394a), one USB 2.0 (1.1 backward compatible) and one eSATA. The unit also comes with two 25 GB pieces of retail Panasonic write-once media. The OWC Mercury Pro 12x supports Disc-at-Once, Session-at-Once, Track-at-Once, Packet Writing (variable and fixed) and Multi-Session recording modes. The unit measures 7.5 by 2.5 by 10.5 inch and comes with a one year OWC warranty. The Drive is Plug & Play Natively supported by Apple iLife, Apple iDVD, etc with Apple OS X 10.4.3 and later Apple OS Versions. It is also compatible with Macintosh with FireWire Interface and OS X 10.3 and above or PC with FireWire interface and Windows 98 or other OS with FireWire Support.

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