Do You Dig Photo Technology? Get to Know OWC

Do You Dig Photo Technology? Get to Know OWC

If you geek out (like we do) over the expertise instruments that energy our digital pictures behavior, you’ll fanatically Jones over OWC. In the sleepy little city of Woodstock, IL a large awake firm known as Other World Computing affords nearly every part a photographer, laptop maven, Apple fan or Mac freak may ever need.

Who is OWC?
If you’ve by no means heard of OWC (Other World Computing), right here’s an introduction. OWC is a premier zero-emissions Mac and PC expertise firm, and a revered supplier of reminiscence, exterior drives, SSDs, Mac and PC docking options, NAS (Network Attached Storage) and efficiency improve kits.

No newcomer to the world, OWC been round since 1988, the 12 months that CDs outsold vinyl records for the primary time within the US. (It was additionally the 12 months that NASA scientist James Hansen warned congress of the hazards of the worldwide warming and the Greenhouse Effect—for what good that did.)

Not way back, we reviewed one in all their hottest merchandise, and it is one thing that everybody wants. Read what we stated: Review: OWC Envoy Pro Elektron is the Smallest and Fastest 1TB External Drive Money Can Buy.

What Does OWC Sell?
This is only a pattern, nevertheless it’s nonetheless a giant record, so seize a Mountain Dew and have a seat.

For starters, photographers will love OWC’s model new Atlas Pro and Ultra CFexpress 4.0 Type B reminiscence playing cards that ship double the velocity of CFexpress 2.0 reminiscence playing cards. Both present as much as 3000 MB/s Write and 3650 MB/s Read real-world speeds. OWC additionally affords the business’s first path to upgrading earlier technology Atlas 2.0 reminiscence playing cards to the brand new CFA (Compact Flash Association) CFexpress 4.0 specification.

If CFexpress shouldn’t be your factor, OWC sells the extremely affordably and highly effective Atlas Pro SD playing cards and superior Atlas Ultra SD playing cards. The Atlas Pro line is offered in capacities as much as 1TB and able to sequential write speeds as much as 130 MB/s whereas the Ultra, which is available in 64GB by 512GB capacities, tops out at a sequential write velocity as much as a whopping 250 MB/s.

For videographers and photographers who use skilled cameras which have each SD and CFexpress reminiscence card slots, OWC options the $79 Atlas Dual CFexpress + SD Card Reader. It lets you switch video, pictures and audio from CFexpress Type B and SDXC UHS-II playing cards concurrently at USB-C 10Gb/s speeds.

If you have ever constructed a PC and even in the event you simply have to swap out a tough drive or energy provide, you’ll be able to’t miss with the OWC 72-Piece Advanced Toolkit. Priced underneath $50, it consists of every part you want to service your Mac, PC or different small electronics, and is available in a sturdy nylon case.

All photographers want onerous drives. OWC sells exterior drive enclosures, inner drives for Macs and PCs, Thunderbolt drives, NAS drives, and extra. If you utilize an iMac, take into account a DIY iMac Drive Upgrade equipment. If you are squeamish about performing surgical procedure in your laptop, OWC additionally affords set up choices for sure fashions.

And who would not want extra reminiscence? OWC can provide you with reminiscence upgrades for every part from iMacs to Mac Pros.

One of the frustrations many Mac customers endure is the dearth of I/O ports. OWC has many options, together with the thrilling OWC 14-Port Thunderbolt Dock. For lower than $200 you’ll be able to add 14 ports of connectivity to your Mac or PC.

Wait, There’s More
OWC’s product portfolio contains cables, video playing cards, shows and show adapters, new and used iPhones, transportable powerbanks, new and used Mac Pros, iPads, alternative batteries, audio equipment, PCIe growth playing cards, and even Apple Watches. The record of merchandise goes on and on.

You get the concept. If you are the one that loved strolling the aisles of the now-departed mega laptop facilities (you already know which shops we imply), you will take pleasure in visiting OWC on-line. But you’d higher convey a lunch and a lantern since you’ll doubtless be there for a very long time—there’s a lot to see.

PS: Don’t miss their Black Friday Sales Event.

—Jon Sienkiewicz



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November 11, 2023 at 01:42AM

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