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LaCie 500GB d2 Quadra External Hard Drive - 301825U

Abt Model: 301825U | UPC Code: 093053741860
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LaCie 500GB d2 Quadra External Hard Drive, Model 301825U

Fully loaded with all the best interfaces – eSATA 3Gbits, FireWire 800, FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 – this all-in-one professional hard disk offers universal connectivity for PC and Mac users. For easy setup, the LaCie Setup Assistant helps format according to your needs. The unique, fanless aluminum heat sink design with 60% more surface area for heat dissipation keeps it quiet and safe. With the LaCie Shortcut Button***, easily launch any application in one push such as the included EMC¨ Retrospect¨ advanced backup software (PC/Mac). Perfect for digital content creation, audio/video editing, DVD authoring, and web animation, etc., the d2 Quadra can handle multiple demanding professional tasks. It can be daisy-chained via FireWire or connected to your DV camera and is even bootable in FireWire for Mac and in eSATA for Mac/PC.

Key Features:

  • eSATA 3Gbits
  • FireWire 800
  • FireWire 400
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0


  • Quadruple interface for full PC/Mac compatibility
  • Interface bandwidth up to 3Gbits/s (eSATA)
  • Sturdy aluminum d2 heat sink & ergonomic design
  • Advanced features, plug & play
  • Compatible with Time Machine


  • Capacity: 500 GB
  • Interface
    • 1 x eSATA 3Gbits port
    • 2 x FireWire 800 ports (9-pin)
    • 1 x FireWire 400 port (6-pin)
    • 1 x Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port (USB 1.1-compatible)
  • Cooling System: Aluminum heat sink design for safe, fanless, quieter operation
  • Rotational Speed (rpm): 7200
  • Cache: 16MB
  • Interface Transfer Rate
    • eSATA: up to 3Gbits/s (300MB/s)
    • 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)
  • Burst Transfer Rate (max. drive speed)
    • eSATA: up to 105-115MB/s
    • FireWire 800: up to 75-85MB/s
    • FireWire 400: up to 35-40MB/s
    • Hi-Speed USB 2.0: up to 30-35MB/s
  • Shortcut Button: launch any application with one push***
  • Triple Power Management: “Auto” for energy efficiency; “On” for instant access; “Off” for data protection
  • 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 Disk
  • 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 (preloaded): 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: 6 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.

Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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Key Features
Quadruple Interface For Full PC And Mac Compatibility/ Interface Bandwidth Up To 3Gbits/s (eSATA)/ Advanced Aluminum Heat Sink Design Cooling System For Quiet Operation/ 7200 Rotational Speed (rpm)/ 16MB Cache/ Compatible With Time Machine
More reasons to buy the Lacie 301825U from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Lacie 301825U is Brand New.
  • The Lacie 301825U Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
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