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LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt & USB 3.0

Thunderbolt ™ Series

Move at the Speed of Lightning.

  • Universal connectivity with Thunderbolt and USB 3.0
  • Shocking speeds up to 385MB/s (SSD)
  • Bus-powered for complete mobility
  • Accident-resistant to protect your data

R 2,891.10R 3,468.40

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Product Description

Universal Connectivity

Don’t let your project get derailed by external drive/computer incompatibility. With both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt interfaces, the LaCie Rugged is a perfect match for your Mac® and PC. And because USB 3.0 is backwards compatible, you can connect it to any standard computer on the planet. The LaCie Rugged is also fully bus-powered through the included USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt* cables. Its portability and interfaces make it the must-have sidekick to a new Mac or Ultrabook.

No-Compromise Speed
Get lightning-fast transfer speeds on Mac and PC thanks to the USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt interfaces. With the SSD version, the LaCie Rugged delivers up to 385MB/s – the fastest bus-powered product ever**. The HDD version performs up to 110MB/s, a 35% improvement over FireWire 800**. Back up and transfer mountains of data in a fraction of the time. Enjoy noticeably more responsive photo library browsing.

Complete Data Protection
Protecting your data is vital to meeting your deadline, and disaster can strike at any moment. That’s why the LaCie Rugged is MIL-compliant for superior data protection from accidental drops up to 1.2 meters (4 feet). Whether it falls off your desk or out of the pocket of your safari jacket, you’re confident that your data is still accessible. The SSD version goes a step further for the ultimate in resilience against vibration and shock. Both versions are tough enough to be shipped for reliable delivery to clients or partners. Included software even protects your files from prying eyes with AES 256-bit encryption.

1 USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible)
1 port Thunderbolt

Rotational Speed (r / min):
5400 rev / min.

SSD Type:
SATA 6Gb / s

Interface transfer rate:
USB 3.0 5 Gbit / s
Thunderbolt 10 Gb / s

Average transfer rate: (Thunderbolt & USB 3.0) *:
SSD: 385 MB / s
Hard Drive: 110 MB / s

Maximum Height of fall:
1.2 meters (4 feet) Non-operating (avoid dropping during operation)

* Easy installation (LaCie Setup Assistant)
* Automatic backup (LaCie Backup Assistant)
* AES 256-bit encryption: LaCie Private-Public software with password protection
* 10 GB of secure storage on Wuala cloud (1 year included) * *

Package Contents:
* LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt Series
* USB 3.0 cable (USB 2.0 compatible)
* Thunderbolt cable (50 cm)
* Quick Installation Guide
* Comprehensive software preloaded

* These transfer rates were obtained using a Thunderbolt Rugged USB 3.0 1TB, 5400 rpm, USB 3.0 at a Blackmagic speed test using a Macbook Pro 17” running the operating system Mac OS X 10.7. Transfer rates vary from one computer to another and may vary slightly from one drive to another. ** The full text of the General Conditions is available on / lacie.
*** For optimum performance, the product must be connected to a USB 3.0 host port.
1TB (Terabyte) = 1000 GB 1 GB = 1 billion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment (typically 5-10% less).

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

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Additional Information

Weight 0.26 kg
Dimensions 8.9 × 14 × 2.4 cm
HDD Sizes

256GB (SSD), 500GB (SSD), 1TB, 1TB (SSD), 2TB

Thunderbolt Series

System Requirements

* Computer with a Thunderbolt, USB 3.0, or USB 2.0 port***
* High-speed internet for online storage
* Operating system:
Thunderbolt: Latest version of Windows 7, Windows 8 / Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, or greater
USB 3.0: Latest version of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 / Mac OS X 10.5 (Intel only), 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, or greater
* Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended

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