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LaCie D2 Quadra USB 3.0

FireWire 800 | USB 3.0 | USB 2.0 | eSATA 3Gb / s

Fast and reliable: the d2 Quadra now featuring USB 3.0

  • Universal connectivity and compatibility
  • Professional grade: 5Gb/s interface, 7200rpm drives
  • Save space: stackable and rack-mount option
  • Advanced power modes for energy savings

R 4,545.95

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Product Description

The Professional Choice for 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 5TB capacity, it can even be used as a simple and convenient storage expansion for a server.

The Professional Choice for Performance and Reliability
With the new USB 3.0 5Gb/s interface and up to 5TB, 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.

The Professional Choice for 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.


2 x FireWire 800 (9-pin) port
1 x USB 3.0 port (USB 2.0 compatible)
1 x eSATA 3Gb / s port

Speed (r / min):

32MB or Greater

Transfer rate interface (maximum bus speed):
FireWire 800: up to 800Mb / s
USB 3.0: up to 5Gb / s
eSATA 3Gb / s: up to 3Gb / s
USB 2.0: up to 480Mb / s

Transfer Rate (max. drive speed)):
FireWire 800: up to 85MB / s
USB 3.0: up to 130MB / s
eSATA 3Gb / s: up to 115MB / s
USB 2.0: up to 35MB / s

LaCie Shortcut Button:
▼ Launch Any Application with one push (backup, music, slideshows …)

Package Contents:
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

* 1TB (Terabyte) = 1000GB. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. EN Total available 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 from one drive: slightly to another. Average speed is lower DEPENDING ON Usually host configuration.
*** Calculations are based on 1080i 60 (8-bit) for uncompressed HD video, NTSC DV 25 standard-definition 720×486, 29.97 fps for digital video; year and estimation of Digital SLR resolution of 10 megapixels for RAW pictures of 12MB. These calculations are only estimates and may vary with the codec used.
▼ This feature not available in eSATA.
▼ ▼ FireWire 400 to FireWire 800 cables are sold separately and are available on / accessories.
▼ ▼ ▼ Windows XP Does not Recognize volumes of more than 2TB.

*Specifications and illustrations are provided as guidelines and reserves the right to change without notice.

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Additional Information

Weight 1.7 kg
Dimensions 6 × 16.8 × 18.3 cm
System Requirements

Computer with a USB 3.0, USB 2.0, eSATA, FireWire 800, or FireWire 400 Port ▼ ▼ Latest version of Windows ® XP ▼ ▼ ▼, Windows Vista ®, Windows 7 / Mac OS ® X 10.5 (Intel Only), 10.6, 10.7 , 10.8 Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended High-speed Internet for online storage Check for USB 3.0 Mac compatibility

HDD Sizes

3TB, 4TB, 6TB

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