OWC Mercury Pro LTO

  • Category: Storage
Other World Computing, Inc.
Operating System: 
Operating System: 
Self or Bus Powered: 
Self Powered
Thunderbolt Version: 
Thunderbolt 3

The Mercury Pro LTO provides an industry-leading solution for data management/storage/transportation/archive strategy.

M&E professionals, corporations, government branches, and small businesses face the same challenge: how to manage an ever-increasing amount of more complex data. Higher resolution, complex audio, and diverse formats are the project norm. Organizational content is projected to grow 50-70% annually as more data is digitalized. Licensing and regulatory compliance requirements are becoming more stringent. The answer, the Mercury Pro LTO provides top-end performance data integrity and utilizes industry-standard Thunderbolt (Type-C) providing plug and play ease on Thunderbolt 3 and future Thunderbolt 4 equipped computers.

Store more: up to 12TB native/30TB1 compressed storage capacity per tape cartridge

Flexible: built-in IBM-LTO-8 Ultrium Drive reads and writes LTO-8 and LTO-7 tapes

Store longer: up to 30-year tape longevity

Instant ROI: Lowest cost storage format; as low as $0.02/GB and up to 50x less costly than online storage

LTFS compatible: archive files/folders with drag and drop ease

Simple interface: mount, format, and backup to an LTO tape and hard drive simultaneously via included myLTO® app, a $299 value

Secure: supports AES 256-bit encryption for sensitive data

Compliance ready: supports WORM cartridges required by legal/regulatory record keeping

Fast tape creation: up to 360MB/s native/900MB/s1 compressed transfer rates

Configurable drive bay: add an optional 2.5/3.5-inch HDD or SSD for up to 16TB ‘staging’ capacity

Expansive: second Thunderbolt 3 port for adding up to five additional Thunderbolt devices or your choice of a USB-C or DisplayPort device

See more: DisplayPort 1.4 for connecting up to an 8K display2

Charge while working: 85W of notebook charging

Transportable: Compact form factor with built-in handles for moving between set and studio

Complete: Includes LTO-8 12TB data tape, cleaning cartridge, and Thunderbolt cable

Worry-free: up to 5 Year OWC Limited Warranty with lifetime US-based support