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LaCie Big Disk Quadra 2TB External Hard Drive - 301343U

Abt Model: 301343U | UPC Code: 093053752842
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LaCie Big Disk Quadra 2TB External Hard Drive - 301343U

The Big Disk Quadra was created for professionals who expect high speed and capacity in an easy-to-use, compact hard disk. With eSATA 3Gbits, FireWire 800, FireWire 400 & Hi-Speed USB 2.0, it offers complete universal compatibility with any Mac or PC. With built-in RAID 0, it reaches fast burst transfer rates of up to 165MB/s** (eSATA 3Gbits), making it ideal for audio/video editors, creative professionals or database managers. LaCie Setup Assistant provides automatic formatting with helpful, customizable features for effortless setup. It comes with advanced backup software with computer recovery: Genie Backup Manager Pro™ for Windows and Intego Backup Manager Pro™ for Mac users. This versatile hard disk offers various space-saving configurations - vertical, horizontal, stacked or rack-mounted. The unique, fanless aluminum heat sink design with 60% more surface area for heat dissipation keeps it quiet and safe. The LaCie Shortcut Button on the front launches any backup or library application of your choosing in just one push.***


  • Quadruple interface for maximum connectivity (Mac/PC)
  • Built-in RAID 0 and eSATA 3Gbits for fast speed
  • Sturdy aluminum heat sink design for
    high reliability
  • Ideal for large volume backups or creative pro use
  • Genie and Intego Backup Manager Pro incl.
  • Time Machine Compatible


  • Capacity: 2 TB
  • Interface: 1 x eSATA 3Gbits; 2 x FireWire 800; 1 x FireWire 400; 1 x Hi-Speed USB 2.0
  • Cooling System: Advanced aluminum heat sink design for safe, fanless, quiet operation
  • Rotational Speed (rpm): 7200rpm
  • Cache: 32MB (16MB x 2) or higher
  • Interface Transfer Rate (max. bus speed):
    • 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 140-165MB/s
    • FireWire 800: up to 80-90MB/s
    • FireWire 400: up to 35-40MB/s
    • Hi-Speed USB 2.0: up to 30-35MB/s
  • Seek Time (Read): <10 ms (eSATA)
  • LaCie Shortcut Button: Launch any application (backup, music, slideshows...) 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 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port
    • Windows® 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista™ / Mac® OS X 10.3 or higher
    • Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended
    • Compatible with Time Machine

What's Included:

  • LaCie Big Disk Quadra
  • eSATA-to-eSATA cable
  • FireWire 800 (9-to-9 pin) cable
  • FireWire 400 (6-to-6 pin) cable
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 cable (USB 1.1 compatible)
  • External power supply
  • Drive stand for upright use
  • Quick Install Guide
  • LaCie User Manual & Utilities (preloaded)
  • LaCie Setup Assistant
  • Genie Backup Manager Pro software with disaster recovery for Windows 2000, XP, Vista
  • Intego Backup Manager Pro software with disaster recovery for Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 10.4"
  • Width: 6.8"
  • Depth: 1.7"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 5.5 lbs
  • Shipping: 7 lbs

Warranty Information:

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


  • *1TB (Terabyte) = 1000GB. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5–10% less).
  • ****LaCie Shortcut Button is available via FireWire and USB 2.0 but not eSATA.
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64 is not compatible with LaCie Shortcut button.
  • 1 Burst transfer rates vary from one computer to another and might vary slightly from one drive to another. Average speed is usually lower, depending on host configuration.
Key Features
Unique Fanless Sturdy Aluminum Heat Sink Design/ Quadruple Interface For Maximum Connectivity/ Built-In RAID 0 And eSATA 3Gbits For Up To 165MB Transfer Speed/ MAC And PC Compatible/ Grey Finish
More reasons to buy the Lacie 301343U from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Lacie 301343U is Brand New.
  • The Lacie 301343U Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
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