LaCie 301825U 500GB d2 Quadra Hard Disk

LaCie Updated: 2008-12-05 RSS
LaCie 301825U 500GB 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 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.

Item Number: 301825U
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 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; 512MHz processor or higher
Mac OS 10.2.8 (Mac OS 10.3 for eSATA) or later; G4, G5, Intel 512MHz processor or higher
Minimum 128MB RAM (512MB or greater recommended)
Comments: 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5–10% less).
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.
***The Shortcut Button feature is available via FireWire and USB but is not available from an eSATA bus.
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 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)