OWC Unveils The MiniStack High Performance External Storage

/ 3 years ago


OWC is a pioneering zero emissions company which specialises in creating storage solutions for PC and Mac. The latest product to arrive is the miniStack, a power external drive with USB 3/1 connectivity. The unusual design is intended to slot on top of a Mac Mini and greatly enhance the storage performance within a sleek, singular design. In particular, the miniStack provides transfer speeds up to 208MB/s, capacities up to 6TB and an ultra-quiet MagLev cooling fan. Not only that, there’s a premium aluminium enclosure and glossy black top which complements the Mac Mini’s styling. This makes it a great choice for backups and storing large sums of data.

Jen Soulé, President of OWC said about the new miniStack:

“The OWC miniStack is an exciting new addition to our external storage lineup. Its footprint is identical to 2010 and later Mac mini, so it’s a perfect external drive and Time Machine backup for our customers who use a Mac mini as a home computer, or with their home entertainment system,”

“We designed the miniStack to be our most convenient, stackable external storage solution-and we think our customers who use a Mac at home are going to love its compact and stylish design.”


Perfectly Stackable, Space-saving Storage
OWC miniStack is designed to easily stack together with Mac mini computers and other miniStack drives, so users can increase external storage without taking additional space on their desktop. Because it features fast USB 3.1 Gen 1 connectivity, miniStack is a perfect solution to store and stream a personal collection of HD videos, music, and photos. Users who use a Mac mini as a server for their home entertainment system will enjoy miniStack as a natural extension of their media libraries. And for photographers managing large volumes of RAW images, or music producers who use a Mac for their workstation, miniStack accelerates pro-audio and photo workflows with powerful 7200RPM hard drives.The durable aluminium enclosure, dedicated power switch, and integrated cooling fan make the miniStack a professional-grade solution that fits perfectly alongside virtually any Mac or PC at home.Highlights

  • Perfectly stacks with Mac mini computers or other miniStack drives to save space
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 port
  • Read: Up to 211 MB/s
  • Write: Up to 208 MB/s
  • Up to 6.0 TB capacity with 7200RPM drives
  • Also offered as 0 GB build-your-own-drive kit
  • Durable aluminum enclosure
  • Ultra-quiet MagLev cooling fan
  • Mac & PC compatible
  • Three-year OWC Limited Warranty including award-winning technical support
  • Includes power supply and a 36-inch (1m) USB 3.0 cable

Pricing and Availability
OWC miniStack is now available at MacSales.com and authorized OWC resellers in seven stackable configurations:

  • 1.0 TB (7200RPM) – $139.99
  • 2.0 TB (7200RPM) – $169.99
  • 3.0 TB (7200RPM) – $198.99
  • 4.0 TB (7200RPM) – $249.99
  • 5.0 TB (7200RPM) – $278.99
  • 6.0 TB (7200RPM) – $348.99
  • Add Your Own Drive enclosure kit – $77.99


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