LaCie 301317U 500GB Little Big Disk Quadra

LaCie Updated: 2008-12-07 RSS
LaCie 301317U 500GB Little Big Disk Quadra

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 & play with Mac® OS X v10.5 Leopard (including Time Machine) and Windows® Vista™, it comes with EMC® Retrospect® Express advanced backup and restoration software. It's 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 & ergonomic heat sink aluminum design
- Compatible with Time Machine

Item Number: 301317U
Capacity: 500 GB
Interface: 1 x eSATA 3Gbits port; 2 x FireWire 800 ports (FireWire 400 compatible); 1 x Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port
Cooling System: Aluminum heat sink design for safe, fanless, quieter operation
Rotational Speed (rpm): 5400
Cache: 16MB (2x8MB) 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)
Hi-Speed USB 2.0: up to 480Mbits/s (60MB/s)
Burst Transfer Rate¹
(max. drive speed): eSATA 3Gbits: 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
Software: LaCie '1-Click' Backup Software (Windows and Mac)
SilverKeeper for automatic backup & file verification (Mac)
EMC® Retrospect® advanced backup & data restoration software – Windows: EMC Retrospect Express HD / Mac: EMC Retrospect Express
LaCie Setup Assistant
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;Windows® 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista™; 512MHz processor or higher;Mac® OS X 10.2.8 or later (Mac OS X 10.3 for eSATA); 512MHz processor or higher;Minimum 128MB RAM
Comments: 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.
Box Content: LaCie Little Big Disk Quadra;eSATA-to-eSATA cable;FireWire 800 (9-pin) cable;FireWire 800 to FireWire 400 (9-to-6 pin) cable;Hi-Speed USB 2.0 cable;AC power adapter kit (needed for eSATA & USB users only);Removable drive stand;Quick Install Guide;Software (listed above)