LaCie 1TB Rugged Portable Hard Drive - USB 3.0 & Firewire 800

  • Overview

    LaCie’s Rugged Triple External Hard Drive now offers the lightning-fast speeds of USB 3.0 and FireWire 800, and full backward-compatibility with FireWire 400 and USB 2.0. It’s shock-proof design, universal compatibility and triple interface allowing for bus powered plug and play operation make it robust and easy to use. Whether the goal is super speed or complete compatibility, the Rugged Triple has everything users need.

    Highlights

    Triple interface, bus powered, plug and play

    Maximum speed up to 110 MB/s

    Shock-proof design

    Time Machine-compatible

    Easy cross platform formatting utility

    AES 256-bit encryption protection

    Did you notice?

    The shock-resistant rubber bumper helps protect your data from knocks.

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    Keeping your data safe wherever you travel, even in tough conditions.

    What’s in the Box?

    LaCie Rugged Triple USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

    USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible)

    FireWire 800 cable

    Quick install guide

    Software Suite: LaCie Private-Public, Backup Assistant, Eco Mode, Wuala

    Tech Specs

    Other Features: Data Encryption, Sleep Mode, Time Machine compatible

    Connections: Firewire 800, USB 2, USB 3

    Power Source: Bus Powered

    Height: 28 mm/1.10 in.

    Length: 145 mm/5.71 in.

    Width: 90 mm/3.54 in.

    Weight: 260 g

    System Requirements

    Requirements Operating System: OS X 10.5 or later, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP

    Hard Drive: 600 MB free, 600 MB free

    Connection: USB 3.0, FireWire 800, FireWire 400 or USB 2.0 port, USB 3.0, FireWire 800, FireWire 400 or USB 2.0 port

    Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    Mfr. Part Number: 301984

    UPC or EAN No.: 763649080962

    Non-Apple Branded products / Third Party Products

    Note: Apple's One Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer - Please see your product box and literature for details. Rights under the product manufacturer's warranty are in addition, and not instead of, any rights that you have under consumer protection laws.

    Manufacturer Note

    USB 3.0 speeds are only available on devices that support USB 3.0 interfaces

  • 4.0 Average
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    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Most reliable backup

      This is one of two of the same model I have owned for the past 2 years, and they have both performed flawlessly for daily staggered backups. I have a 1TB Time C This is one of two of the same model I have owned for the past 2 years, and they have both performed flawlessly for daily staggered backups. I have a 1TB Time Capsule too, but based on its reliability, I'm not optimistic about a long life. What convinced to buy the first one was that the Apple Store employees were using them out on the floor. This Lacie drives works easily with Time Machine and the older Apple Backup software. I highly recommend it.

      • Written by E M from SOUTH PORTLAND

      187 of 193 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Most reliable backup

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Excellent!

      As a photographer I needed a quick, easy solution for takings files to clients and on-the-go backup. The Rugged turned out to be a perfect solution. The quick t As a photographer I needed a quick, easy solution for takings files to clients and on-the-go backup. The Rugged turned out to be a perfect solution. The quick transfer speeds let me get my data onto the drive quickly and with backwards compatibility with USB 2.0, and Firewire interface it'll work on most of my clients' computers.

      • Written by Holden T from null

      167 of 172 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Excellent!

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Sturdy Portable Drive

      I like that this drive comes with all cables that one would need to use it. It's rugged enough so that I don't have to worry about the bumps and grinds of every I like that this drive comes with all cables that one would need to use it. It's rugged enough so that I don't have to worry about the bumps and grinds of everyday use. It's compact and has an excellent choice of interfaces. The speeds are awesome. So five stars on all of the above.

      • Written by Rene N from null

      150 of 155 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Sturdy Portable Drive

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Perfect Portable Drive

      We have carted this drive everywhere for two years now and it has performed faultlessly. Portable durable reliable, highly recommend.

      • Written by Wyndham S from WYNDHAM

      Is this review useful?Perfect Portable Drive

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Is there anything lower than 1 star?

      I have had this drive for less than 6 months. I only bought it because it was late on a Sunday afternoon, and it's all my local Apple store had that had some p I have had this drive for less than 6 months. I only bought it because it was late on a Sunday afternoon, and it's all my local Apple store had that had some protection. Almost immediately, I discovered that the connector cable was so loose that it slipped out constantly. Then the drive wouldn't read on my MacBook Pro or my Mini. I thought it was the USB ports. Wrong-o. The repair person rolled his eyes when I brought my Mini in for repair. He informed me that the LaCie was nothing but trouble. Do NOT buy this thing. You will regret it.

      • Written by Helen F from Fort Worth

      Is this review useful?Is there anything lower than 1 star?

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Worst Connecters In The Market

      I have owned this drive for 2 years now. It handles all the bumps and occasional drops I give it as promised. However this drive doesn't stay connected wo I have owned this drive for 2 years now. It handles all the bumps and occasional drops I give it as promised. However this drive doesn't stay connected worth a darn. I originally used firewire using the supplied cable and a longer one. One side or the other would just fall out....constantly. I decided to try the USB 3 side and experience has been worse. Sitting on a table and just typing will cause the drive to disconnect and worse not fall out. Worse because you don't know what side to wiggle to get it going. Worst yet is it takes the drive 20 seconds or so to connect so you don't know if you have it plugged in again or not.

      • Written by Ryan P from Regina

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Worst Connecters In The Market

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