The 2TB d2 Quadra Hard Disk Drive from LaCie is a high-capacity drive with a variety of different models that interface via eSATA, FireWire-400, FireWire-800, or USB 2.0 ports, depending on which is chosen. A quiet drive, the d2 enclosure features an aluminum heat sink design for fanless cooling.
The drive features 16MB of cache memory as well as a 5400 rpm rotation speed. This drive is an excellent solution for video editing, high-resolution imaging, data backup, or general storage.
Use in Professional Applications
Perfect for digital content creation, audio/video editing, DVD authoring, web animation, and more, the LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Disk 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. Advanced features include 3-level power management (Auto/On/ Off) and software RAID 0/RAID 1 potential when daisy-chained with other drives
Perfect All-in-One Solution
Loaded with eSATA 3Gbps, FireWire 800, FireWire 400, and USB 2.0 interfaces, the drive offers complete universal connectivity for PC and Mac users. Use it to easily store all of your files or back up your computer or small server regularly, whether at home or the office
Setup and use is quick and easy; the preloaded LaCie Setup Assistant helps format the hard disk according to your needs. With the LaCie Shortcut Button, you can easily launch any application with one push such as the included Genie Backup Assistant software with data restore for Windows users or Intego Backup Assistant software with data restore for Mac users
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
Design is sturdy, compact and versatile, the drive is ideal for intensive professional use. The unique, fanless aluminum heat sink design allows for heat dissipation and keeps the drive as quiet and safe as possible at all times. The LaCie d2 Quadra can stand upright, be stacked horizontally with other drives or rackmounted to save desktop space.
To rackmount the d2, you must purchase a separate specialized rackmount kit available from LaCie.
eSATA: up to 3Gbps (300MB/s) FireWire 800: up to 800Mbps (100MB/s) FireWire 400: up to 400Mbps (50MB/s) Hi-Speed USB 2.0: up to 480Mbps (60MB/s)
Burst Transfer Rate:
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 Note: 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
Shortcut Button: Launch any application with one push
Note: 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
Computer with an eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 400, or USB 2.0 port Latest version of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 / Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7 Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended
AC: 100 - 240V
Not specified by Manufacturer
6.3 x 6.8 x 1.7" (16 x 17.3 x 4.4 cm)
3.31 lb (1.5 kg)
LaCie 2TB d2 Quadra Hard Disk Drive
9-Pin to 9-Pin FireWire-800 Cable
USB 2.0 Cable
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 10.5 and Greater
This is a Special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 2-4 weeks (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment. Item is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
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