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eSATA 3Gbits/USB/FireWire 400 and 800 Portable External Hard Drive
Faster and more compact than most desktop hard disks, this small, lightweight portable powerhouse boasts high capacity and speed for its size. With built-in RAID 0 and four interfaces, it offers cross-platform compatibility with any PC or Mac and unrivaled burst transfer rates. Exclusively designed by Neil Poulton for LaCie, it has a unique, sturdy, all-aluminum heat sink body that dissipates heat without a fan for silent operation and superior reliability. This FireWire bus-powered innovation offers daisy-chaining to digital video cameras and bootability via FireWire (Mac) or eSATA (Windows). Fully plug and play with Mac® OS X v10.5 Leopard (including Time Machine) and Windows® Vista™, it comes with Genie and Intego Backup Assistant. Its ideal for professional users such as audio/video pros who need fast mobile storage and ergonomic versatility.
- The best performance in professional mobile storage
- Built-in RAID 0 for superior speed
- Portable, FireWire bus-powered and silent
- Sturdy and space-saving heat sink aluminum design
- Mac: Time Machine® compatible
Interface: 1 x eSATA 3Gbits port; 2 x FireWire 800 ports (FireWire 400 compatible); 1 x USB 2.0 port
Cooling System: Aluminum heat sink design for safe, fanless, quieter operation
Rotational Speed (rpm): 5400
Cache: 16MB or greater
Interface Transfer Rate (max. bus speed):
eSATA 3Gbits: up to 3Gbits/s (300MB/s)
FireWire 800: up to 800Mbits/s (100MB/s)
FireWire 400: up to 400Mbits/s (50MB/s)
USB 2.0: up to 480Mbits/s (60MB/s)
Burst Transfer Rate¹ (max. drive speed):
eSATA 3Gbits: up to 145-160MB/s
FireWire 800: up to 75-85MB/s
FireWire 400: up to 35-40MB/s
USB 2.0: up to 30-35MB/s
Security: Kensington™ chain lock compatible
Size: 1.6 x 3.3 x 5.5 in. / 40 x 85 x 140 mm (WxHxD)
Weight: 1.4 lbs / 650 g
System Requirements: Computer with an eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 400, or USB 2.0 port
Latest version of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 / Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6
Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended
LaCie Little Big Disk Quadra
FireWire 800 (9-pin) cable
FireWire 800 to FireWire 400 (9-to-6 pin) cable
USB 2.0 cable
AC power adapter kit (needed for eSATA and USB users only)
Removable drive stand
Quick Install Guide
Software : LaCie Setup Assistant
Genie Backup Assistant software with data restore for Windows XP, Vista
Intego Backup Assistant software with data restore for Mac OS X 10.4 and higher
1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less).
¹Burst transfer rates vary from one computer to another and from one hard disk to another. Average speed is usually lower, depending on host configuration.
***Windows XP 32-bit does not recognize partitions of more than 2TB.
Warranty: 3-Year Limited Warranty
Specifications and appearance are given as guidelines and may change without notice.
LaCie LITTLE BIG DISK QUADRA 1TB 7200 RPM
TITLE: LaCie Little Big Disk Quadra Hard Drive, 1TB, 301514U