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3.0TB d2 Quadra USB 3.0

Mac / PC / USB 3.0 / FireWire 800 / FireWire 400 / eSATA
With the new USB 3.0 5Gb/s interface, the LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Disk is the ideal tool for creative professionals who need both fast speeds and large storage capacity. It features 7200 rpm drives with a minimum of 32MB cache for the best performance and seek times, so it can handle the most resource-intensive applications. Best of all, it can achieve speeds up to 130MB/s** in USB 3.0.
Functional and User-Centric Features
With the preloaded LaCie Desktop Manager, you can easily configure the shortcut button to launch the application of your choice in one push and configure your drive's eco mode. And, with its two-color front LED indicator, it is easy to check the drive status. It also includes Genie® Backup Assistant software and Intego® Backup Assistant software with data restore for Windows® and Mac. Both products provide an ideal solution for a simple and user-friendly backup and file retrieval.
Cross-Platform Applications
The d2 Quadra has got the latest connectivity with USB 3.0 and two FireWire 800 interfaces for daisy chaining, but it is still fully compatible with, eSATA 3Gb/s, USB 2.0 and FireWire 400. It's even USB 3.0-compatible on Mac® computers, thanks to LaCie's USB 3.0 driver for Mac OS. With all of its interfaces, the d2 Quadra has universal connectivity, so it is easy to back up and restore any workstation, no matter the configuration and interfaces. And thanks to the USB 3.0 performance, you can make faster, more frequent backups of your data, keeping it safe and secure. Since the d2 Quadra tops out at a 3TB capacity, it can even be used as a simple and convenient storage expansion for a server.
Design
The d2 Quadra's unique and unobtrusive design is respected in the creative content industry for good reason. The unique, fanless aluminum heat sink design provides an increased surface area, keeping it quiet, safe, and free from dust inside. It can also stand upright, be stacked horizontally with other drives, or even be rackmounted to save desktop space. It's a superb solution for heavy storage users who want off-site backups and archives of any work environment. For superior energy efficiency, it also has a programmable eco mode, which automatically conserves energy if the drive is inactive for a certain period of time. On top of that, it's recyclable and ROHS-compliant.

Product Specifications:

Manufacturer Part Number

  • 301543U

Standard Mechanism

  • 3.0TB 3.5" 7200RPM Hard Drive*

    *1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). The actual total capacity will depend on your own defined file settings/preferences.

Drive Interface

  • SATA (Serial ATA)

Format

  • FAT 32 for LaCie Setup Assistant to walk through formatting drive for use. For instructions on manually formatting click here.

Port Configuration

  • eSATA - 1 port
  • FireWire 800 - (2) 9 pin ports
  • USB 3.0 - (1) "A" port

Max Data Transfer Rate

  • eSATA - 3.0 Gbit/s (or 300 MB/sec)
  • FireWire 800 - 100MB/sec
  • FireWire 400 - 50MB/sec
  • USB 3.0 - 500MB/sec
  • USB 2.0 - 60MB/sec
  • USB 1.1 - 1.5MB/sec

Macintosh System Requirements

  • Mac 10.2.8 or later (Mac OS X 10.3 or later for eSATA)
  • G4, G5, Intel Core Duo, Intel Core 2 Duo, or better processor
  • 128MB RAM or greater (512 Recommended)
  • Available USB 3.0, USB 2.0, FireWire 400, FireWire 800 or eSATA interface port

PC System Requirements

  • Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Vista
  • 500MHz Pentium III or higher (or equivalent processor)
  • 128MB RAM or greater (512 Recommended)
  • Available USB 3.0, USB 2.0, FireWire 400, FireWire 800 or eSATA interface port

Software

  • LaCie Setup Assistant
  • LaCie Desktop Manager
  • LaCie Backup Assistant software with data restore for Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, and Windows 7
  • LaCie Backup Assistant software with data restore for Mac® OS X 10.5, 10.6

Cooling

  • Advanced heat sink design for fanless heat dissipation

Power

  • DC Output: 12V (4.6A) 55W
  • AC Input: 110V / 220V

LaCie Shortcut Button

  • Launch any application (backup, music, slideshows...) with one push

Dimensions

  • 3.5" x 7.8" x 6.7" (91 x 200 x 172 mm)

Weight

  • 5.95 lbs. (27.0 kg)

Warranty

Notes

    *1TB (Terabyte) = 1000GB. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. EN Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less)
    **These maximum transfer rates were achieved using Blackmagic Disk Speed Test. Performance test system: Windows 7 32-bit, Intel Core i7 860, 2 x Corsair XMS3 DDR3 PC16000 CL9 2GB. 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.
    This feature not available in eSATA.
    FireWire 400 to FireWire 800 cables are available separately.
    Windows XP does not recognize volumes of more than 2TB.
      Manufacturer provided specifications for Lacie p/n 301549U UPC#: 093053827762

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Includes

Included Items
  • LaCie d2 Quadra
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 cable (USB 2.0-compatible)
  • eSATA-to-eSATA cable
  • FireWire 800 (9-pin) cable
  • External power supply
  • Drive stand for upright use
  • LaCie Utilities and Software (preloaded):
    • LaCie Setup Assistant
    • LaCie Desktop Manager
    • LaCie Backup Assistant software with data restore for Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, and Windows 7
    • LaCie Backup Assistant software with data restore for Mac® OS X 10.5, 10.6
  • Quick Install Guide

User-Friendly Software Suite Included

Automatic Backup
Easy setup and automatic backup for both Mac and PC.
Password Protection
With military-grade AES 256-bit encryption, LaCie Private-Public ensures that your files are protected from unauthorized access.
Secure Cloud Storage
10GB of Wuala Secure Cloud Storage is included for one year to store and share your data online with industry-best security.

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 5 / 5 2 out of 2 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product
Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Falcore Location: Madison, WI Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Works like a champ February 1, 2017 I have two (2) of these external hard drives and they've NEVER let me down. Therefore, as the old adage goes, "I'll spend a bit more to sleep better at night."

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Verified Buyer
Reviewer: dwersh Location: NY Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Great value - great quality November 3, 2016 LaCie always delivers quality and value. OWC are great to buy from - never an issue and very reliable.

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LaCie 3.0TB d2 Quadra Mfr P/N: 301549U OWC SKU: LAC301549U USB 3.0 Hard Drive - 3.5" 7200RPM FireWire 800, eSATA & USB 3.0 Interface Storage Solution. D2 Design by Neil Poulton. LaCie 3 Year Limited Warranty
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