LaCie 301440U d2 Quadra Hard Disk

LaCie Updated: 2008-12-07 RSS
LaCie 301440U d2 Quadra Hard Disk

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 your disk according to your needs. Perfect for digital content creation, audio/video editing, DVD authoring, 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. With the LaCie Shortcut Button***, you can easily launch any application in one push, such as the included Genie Backup Assistant software with data restore for Windows or Intego Backup Assistant software with data restore for Mac. The unique, fanless aluminum heat sink design with 60% more surface area for heat dissipation keeps it quiet and safe.

eSATA 3Gbits | USB | FireWire 400 & 800, 500GB

* Quadruple interface for full PC/Mac compatibility
* Fast burst transfer rates: up to 115MB/s** (eSATA)
* Sturdy aluminum d2 heat sink and ergonomic design
* Advanced features, plug & play
* Compatible with Time Machine

Item Number: 301440U
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 rpm
Cache: 16MB or greater
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 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***
Size: 1.7 x 6.3 x 6.8 in. / 44 x 160 x 173 mm
Weight: 3.31 lbs. / 1500 g
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™ / Mac OS 10.2.8 (Mac OS 10.3 for eSATA) or later;Minimum 128MB RAM (512MB or greater recommended)
Box Content: 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 Setup Assistant;LaCie Utilities (preloaded);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
Comments: *1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5–10% less). **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.
***The Shortcut Button feature is available via FireWire and USB but is not available from an eSATA bus.
Windows Vista Ultimate 64 is not compatible with LaCie Shortcut button.