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LaCie 500GB d2 Quadra External Hard Drive - 301110U

Abt Model: 301110U | UPC Code: 093053690045
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LaCie 500GB d2 Quadra External Hard Drive, Model 301110U

Fully loaded with all the best interfaces – eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 – the d2 Quadra brings you complete universal connectivity. Boasting superior features such as a 16MB cache, advanced 3-level power management, bootability**** and professional backup software, it’s designed for professional performance. Easily back up, archive or exchange all of your files, videos, MP3s and JPEGs or upgrade your PC or Mac with additional capacity. Its space-saving d2 design by Neil Poulton is so versatile, it can stand upright, stack or be rack-mounted – safeguarded by the best in heat-dissipating technology. Our LaCie Shortcut Button allows you to easily launch any application with one push, such as the included software EMC® Retrospect® Express for PC or Mac.

Key Features:

  • eSATA 1.5Gbits
  • FireWire 800
  • FireWire 400
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0


  • Quadruple interface for professional use
  • Interface bandwidth up to 1.5Gbits/s (eSATA)
  • Advanced cooling system for quiet operation
  • Plug & play, easy to use, daisy-chainable via FireWire
  • Compatible with Time Machine


  • Capacity: 500 GB
  • Interface
    • 1 x eSATA (rugged) port
    • 2 x FireWire 800 (9-pin) ports
    • 1 x FireWire 400 (6-pin) port (iLink 4-pin, DV-compatible*****)
    • 1 x USB 2.0 port (USB 1.1-compatible)
  • Rotational Speed (rpm): 7200
  • Cache: 16MB or greater
  • Interface Transfer Rate
    • eSATA: up to 1.5Gbits/s (150MB/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 Rate (max. drive speed)
    • eSATA: up to 80-90MB/s
    • FireWire 800: up to 65-75MB/s
    • FireWire 400: up to 35-40MB/s
    • USB 2.0: up to 30-35MB/s
  • Average Seek Time (Write):<10ms (eSATA)
  • Shortcut Button: launch any application with one push***
  • Triple Power Management: “Auto” for energy efficiency; “On” for instant access; “Off” for data protection***
  • Fan: “smart fan”
  • System Requirements
    • Computer with an eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 400 or USB 2.0 port
    • Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista; 500MHz processor or higher
    • Mac OS 10.2.8 (Mac OS 10.3 for eSATA) or later; G4, G5, Intel 500MHz processor or higher
    • Minimum 128MB RAM (512MB or greater recommended)

What's Included:

  • LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Drive
  • eSATA-to-eSATA cable
  • FireWire 800 (9-to-9 pin) cable
  • FireWire 400 (6-to-6 pin) cable
  • USB 2.0 cable (USB 1.1 compatible)
  • external power supply
  • drive stand for upright desktop use
  • LaCie Utilities CD-ROM; LaCie ‘1-Click’ Backup Software for PC or Mac
  • SilverKeeper Software for automatic backup and file verification (Mac)
  • EMC® Retrospect® Express 6.1 (Mac)
  • EMC® Retrospect® Express HD 2.0 (Windows)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Width: 1.7"
  • Height: 6.3"
  • Depth: 6.8"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 3.31 lbs
  • Shipping: 5 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 3 Year Limited Warranty


  1. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5–10% less). Calculations are based on approximately 13GB/hour of uncompressed DV Video, 2.85MB/MP3 song, and 1MB/JPEG photo file.
  2. 1 Burst transfer rates vary from one computer to another and may vary slightly from one drive to another. Average speed is usually lower, depending on host configuration.
  3. *** The Shortcut Button and automatic on/off functions are available for FireWire and USB interfaces but are not available from an eSATA bus.
  4. **** Bootable on PC or Mac (using FireWire or eSATA). To take advantage of the bootable feature, the LaCie d2 Quadra must be formatted as a bootable drive in accordance with the operating system being used. The computer must include a BIOS or an interface card that supports bootable functionality with an external hard drive.
  5. ***** Depends on the PCI adapter; optional cable sold separately.

Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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Key Features
Quadruple Interface For Professional Use/ Interface Bandwidth Up To 1.5Gbits/s (eSATA)/ Advanced Cooling System For Quiet Operation/ 7200 Rotational Speed (rpm)/ 16MB Or Greater Cache/ Replaced By The 301825U
More reasons to buy the Lacie 301110U from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Lacie 301110U is Brand New.
  • The Lacie 301110U Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
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