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LaCie 500GB Rugged External Hard Drive - 301371

Abt Model: 301371 | UPC Code: 093053751906
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MIL-Compliant/ Shock-Proof Up To 2.2 Meters/ Triple Interface/ Bus Powered/ Plug & Play/ 500GB Capacity/ 1-Click Back Up Software/ Silverkeeper For Automatic Backup And File Verification/ Rugged Orange Shock-Absorbing Outer Shell/ Orange And Silver Finish
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LaCie 500GB Rugged External Hard Drive - 301371

The exclusive creation of world-renowned designer Neil Poulton, this portable external hard drive is one of our most popular products, and offers the supreme speed of FireWire 800, along with FireWire 400 and Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interfaces for true universal connectivity. Conveniently bus-powered and plug & play, the LaCie Rugged Hard Disk is ideal for backup, video storage, and large data volume exchange on the go. You can plug it into almost any computer anywhere for instant backup, video storage and large data volume exchange. Its unique scratch-protected aluminum shell and shock-resistant rubber bumper make the LaCie Rugged Hard Disk especially resistant to harsh elements, providing extra protection wherever you need it. Best of all, it’s rated shock-proof up to 2.2 meters, and evaluated under the MIL-STD-810, a series of standards from the United States Army’s Developmental Test Command that test how well a specific device performs when placed under stress or extreme conditions.

Features:

  • MIL-compliant; shock-proof up to 2.2 m
  • Maximum speed: up to 800Mbits/s with FireWire 800
  • Triple interface, bus powered, plug & play
  • Design by Neil Poulton

Specifications:

  • Capacity: 500 GB
  • Interface: 1x FireWire 800 (9-pin) port; 1x FireWire 400 (6-pin) port; 1x mini USB 2.0 port
  • Interface Transfer Rate: FireWire 800: up to 800Mbits/s (100MB/s); FireWire 400: up to 400Mbits/s (50MB/s); Hi-Speed USB 2.0: up to 480Mbits/s (60MB/s)
  • Max Sustained Transfer Rate: FireWire 800: up to 57MB/s FireWire 400: up to 40MB/s Hi-Speed USB 2.0: up to 36MB/s
  • Average Seek Time (Write):<12ms
  • Maximum Drop Height: 35 in. / 90 cm in non-operating mode (dropping is not recommended in operating mode)
  • Software: LaCie ’1-Click‘ Backup Software (Windows / Mac OS 10.2 or greater) Silverkeeper for automatic backup and file verification with Mac OS X Driver-free for Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista and Mac OS X
  • Compatibility: Compatible with Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard (including Time Machine)

System Requirements:

  • Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista / Mac OS X 10.3 or higher;
  • Minimum 128MB RAM

Box Content:

  • FireWire 800 (9-to-9 pin) cable
  • FireWire 400 (6-to-6 pin) cable
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 cable (USB 1.1 compatible)
  • USB power-sharing cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Genie Backup Assistant software with data restore for Windows 2000, XP, Vista
  • Intego Backup Assistant software with data restore for Mac OS X 10.4
  • LaCie Sync
  • LaCie Setup Assistant

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 1.1"
  • Width: 3.5"
  • Depth: 5.6"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 8.8 oz
  • Shipping: 2 lbs
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Capacity500GB
InterfaceUSB 2.0
PortableYes
Power Supply RequiredNo
  

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LaCie 500GB Rugged External Hard Drive
 
4.2

(based on 5 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (1)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quiet (5)
  • Attractive (4)
  • Compact (4)
  • Easy to set up (4)
  • Easy to use (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Additional storage (4)
    • Back-up (4)
    • File transfer (4)
    • Photo storage (3)
    • Video (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (3)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (4)
      • Computer Platform:
      • Mac (3)

    Reviewed by 5 customers

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    5.0

    Sized Right & Cool Looks

    By Ghia-man

    from Asheville, NC

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Compact
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Easy to store
    • Easy to use
    • High Capacity
    • Portable
    • Quiet

    Cons

    • Not One

    Best Uses

    • Additional Storage
    • Backup
    • File Transfer
    • Music files

    Comments about LaCie 500GB Rugged External Hard Drive:

    Used as Bootable Backup to System Hard Drive and stored remotely.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Prompt deliver however backorder was longer than anticipated.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Computer Platform:
    • Mac

    Comment on this review

     
    1.0

    Don't expect longevity

    By cheaplacie

    from Denver, CO

    About Me Casual user

    Pros

    • Portable
    • Quiet

    Cons

    • Unreliable

    Best Uses

    • Backup

    Comments about LaCie 500GB Rugged External Hard Drive:

    Hard drive was on my desk for two years. Only plugged it in to back up maybe once a week. After two years, it started making noises. Customer service is horrible at Lacie. Sales dept is good, Once its out of warranty tech dept won't talk to you without giving your credit card number Crash.........

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Computer Platform:
    • PC

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    5.0

    Love it!

    By D the Shredder

    from Los Angeles, CA

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Compact
    • Does exactly what should
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Easy to use
    • High Capacity
    • Quiet

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Additional Storage
      • Backup
      • File Transfer
      • Photo Storage
      • Video

      Comments about LaCie 500GB Rugged External Hard Drive:

      Love it!

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Computer Platform:
      • Mac

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Rugged and good looking

      By Sloan8

      from New York, NY

      About Me Casual user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Compact
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Easy to use
      • High Capacity
      • Quiet

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Additional Storage
        • Backup
        • File Transfer
        • Photo Storage
        • Video

        Comments about LaCie 500GB Rugged External Hard Drive:

        Excellent design and ease of use in a compact unit and great price.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Computer Platform:
        • Mac

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        It's with me everywhere I take my laptop

        By wwwebber

        from Detroit, MI

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Compact
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Easy to use
        • High Capacity
        • Quiet

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Additional Storage
          • File Transfer
          • Photo Storage
          • Video

          Comments about LaCie 500GB Rugged External Hard Drive:

          I have only good things to say about this drive. Having an additional 500GB with me allows me to keep my photo library with me and edit video wherever I am. It is fast, with the Firewire 800 support, and I can't even here it running. The orange bumper seems to protect it well, though I have yet to drop it.
          Using a portable drive is a new thing for me, but with the price per GB being so low, this drive is hard to pass up.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

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          LaCie 500GB Rugged External Hard Drive

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