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LaCie 500GB d2 Quadra Hard Drive

B&H # LAD2QHD500 Mfr # 301110U
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Product Highlights
  • USB 2.0
  • FireWire-400
  • FireWire-800
  • eSATA

The 500GB d2 Quadra Hard Drive from LaCie is a high-capacity drive with an interface that allows it to be connected via eSATA, FireWire-400, FireWire-800, or USB 2.0. The drive features 16MB of cache memory, a 7200rpm rotation speed, an ultra-quiet design, and sustained transfer speeds of up to 90 MB/sec. The drive is an excellent solution for video editing, high-resolution imaging, data backup, or general storage.

500GB Capacity
500GB of capacity allows for storage of approximately 37.5 hours of uncompressed DV digital video, the equivalent of 106 4.7GB DVD video discs, or up to 125,000 MP3 files.
Quad Interface
The drive easily connects to any computer with an eSATA, FireWire-800, FireWire-400, or USB 2.0 interface. This allows you to easily add it to almost any modern computer. You can choose to use eSATA for maximum performance or USB 2.0 for universal compatibility.
Quiet Operation
The Quadra features a smart fan that automatically adjusts its speed based on the drive's temperature. This ensures that the drive will run as quietly as possible.
Backup Tools
The drive includes EMC Retrospect Express backup software for both PC and Mac. The software can even be activated via the drive's Shortcut Button for push-button backup capability.
Hot-Swappable
The drive is hot-swappable and plug-and-play, so there is no need to turn off your computer while connecting or disconnecting it.
Compact Size
The drive's 6.3 x 6.8 x 1.7" footprint makes it ideal for users with limited desk space.
Performance
Capacity 500GB
Interface 1x eSATA
1x USB 2.0
1x 6-Pin FireWire-400
2x 9-Pin FireWire-800
Drive Speed 7200rpm
Buffer ≥ 16MB
Average Seek Time < 10ms
Sustained Data Transfer Rate eSATA: 80-90MB/sec
FireWire-800: 65-75MB/sec
FireWire-400: 35-50MB/sec
USB 2.0: 30-35MB/sec
Drivers
Supported Not Required
Included Not Required
System Requirements
Mac Computer: G4, G5, Intel; 500MHz or faster
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.2.8; 10.3 for eSATA
Windows Computer: 500MHz
Operating System: Windows 2000, XP
Hardware Memory: 128MB
eSATA, USB 2.0, FireWire-400, or FireWire-800 Port
General
Mounting Desktop
Power Requirements AC: 100-240VAC
Environmental Requirements Operating Temperature: 41-95°F (5-35°C)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 6.3 x 6.8 x 1.7" (16 x 17.3 x 4.4cm)
Weight 3.31 lb (1.5kg)
LaCie 500GB d2 Quadra Hard Drive
  • eSATA Cable
  • 9-Pin to 9-Pin FireWire-800 Cable
  • 6-Pin to 6-Pin FireWire-400 Cable
  • USB 2.0 Cable
  • External Power Supply
  • Drive Stand for Upright Desktop Use
  • Power Supply and Adapter Cable
  • LaCie Utilities CD-ROM
  • LaCie 1-Click Backup Software for PC or Mac
  • SilverKeeper Software for Mac
  • EMC Retrospect Express 6.0 for Mac
  • EMC Retrospect Express HD 2.0 for Windows
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty
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