LaCie 2TB Rugged Mini USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

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LaCie 2TB Rugged Mini USB 3.0 External Hard Drive
Key Features
  • 2TB Storage Capacity
  • USB 3.0/3.1 Gen 1 Interface
  • Up to 130 MB/s Data Transfer Speed
  • Bus Powered
Designed for students, travelers, photographers, and videographers, the 2TB Rugged Mini USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from LaCie features shock, drop, and pressure resistance, as well as a rubber sleeve for added protection. It can also withstand up to one ton of crush resistance, including being driven over by a car. Aside from its tough exterior, the Rugged Mini provides a storage capacity of 2TB and data transfers of up to 130 MB/s. It connects to your host Windows or Mac system using its USB 3.0 interface and includes a micro-USB 3.1 Gen 1 to USB Type-C cable.
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LaCie Mini External HDD Overview

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Designed for students, travelers, photographers, and videographers, the 2TB Rugged Mini USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from LaCie features shock, drop, and pressure resistance, as well as a rubber sleeve for added protection. It can also withstand up to one ton of crush resistance, including being driven over by a car. Aside from its tough exterior, the Rugged Mini provides a storage capacity of 2TB and data transfers of up to 130 MB/s. It connects to your host Windows or Mac system using its USB 3.0 interface and includes a micro-USB 3.1 Gen 1 to USB Type-C cable.

Also included is LaCie's Rescue Data Recovery Services, although this is not available in all countries, as well as a one-month membership to Adobe's Creative Cloud All Apps plan, which is redeemable during product registration and available to users 13 years and older. A network connection and an Adobe ID are required. The Adobe trial is not available in China and a full list of countries can be found on Adobe's site.

General Features
Shock-, rain-, and pressure-resistant
Password protection
The USB 3.0 interface, which is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1 and USB 3.2 Gen 1, delivers speeds of up to 130 MB/s
Use Cases
Students
Store music, video, and confidential school documents on a secure device that fits in a backpack
Travelers
Protect valuable data from loss, theft, or accident while on the road
Photographers
Its small form factor and toughness make this product good for use in the field or to safely deliver large files to customers and partners, and encryption adds an extra layer of intellectual property protection
Videographers
Good for shuttling dailies or other footage to the studio and transferring files quickly, thanks to USB 3.0
System Requirements
Windows 7/8, macOS 10.12 and later
UPC: 093053003272

LaCie Mini External HDD Specs

Key Specs
System Connection
Micro-USB 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
Storage Capacity
2 TB SATA 2.5" HDD
Read Speed
Maximum: 130 MB/s
Power Source
USB Bus Power
Storage Capacity
2 TB SATA 2.5" HDD
Read Speed
Maximum: 130 MB/s
Buffer
No
Default OS Support
Windows & macOS
Reliability / Data Integrity
Encryption
No
External Enclosure
Material
Aluminum
Cooling System
Passive
Impact Resistance
Crush, Drop, Shock
Environmental Protection
No
Electrical
Power Source
USB Bus Power
General
Dimensions
5.3 x 3.4 x 0.8" / 135 x 86 x 19 mm
Weight
0.66 lb / 0.3 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.775 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.35 x 5.1 x 1.4"

LaCie Mini External HDD Reviews

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question

Is there a difference in speed if I format it specifically for mac? I can do both right? Part of the drive only readable for mac and part of it can be configured to work with windows?
Asked by: Eugene C.
Yes, the software included with the drive (which is on the drive when you buy it) enables you to format the drive for Macintosh or Windows, including the ability to have a partition for each if you'd like. There are some benefits to formatting for Macintosh if you'll be on Mac OS X, so I strongly recommend that approach. But you can leave a portion of the drive (you can specify how much) as a Windows-compatible partition to make file-sharing easier.
Answered by: TIMOTHY G.
Date published: 2021-03-14

I bought one. I took me 1 hour to transfer 80 GB ...

I bought one. I took me 1 hour to transfer 80 GB in new MacBook Pro. It is normal for this hard drive?? I have another one with thunderbolt ant his transfer the same information in 15 minutes. Could you give me your thoughs? Thanks
Asked by: Sergio
That sounds slow for this drive. I use them regularly to offload and ship media on. Try to reformat the drive.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-12-27

I make movies on Iphone 8. Can I transfer those ...

I make movies on Iphone 8. Can I transfer those movies directly from an iphone to the LaCie or is there another step?
Asked by: ph11g
can't use with a phone directly.
Answered by: shmuel
Date published: 2020-06-30

question

do the LaCie Private-Public software will still work if ill format the drive?
Asked by: Shiran S.
Yes, it will work if you format the drive, however, since the contents of the drive will be deleted when you format the drive, you will need to re-download the software from the Lacie website.
Answered by: Andrea O.
Date published: 2018-08-25

question

Would this drive be good for recording from the AJA Helo?
Asked by: James
Yes it would be. The AJA HELO H.264 Streamer & Recorder has a USB connection that will allow you to use this drive, BH #AJHELO.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2019-08-01

Can it interface with an older MacBook Pro with ...

Can it interface with an older MacBook Pro with Type A USB using a cable included with the drive?
Asked by: Barry
Hi Barry - This product only comes with a cable that connects through USB-C interface, however you can find many different alternatives to work with your older USB-A (Micro USB to USB-A)
Answered by: LaCie Product Support
Date published: 2022-08-22

Will this cable work on a Dell laptop? Ifnot, ...

Will this cable work on a Dell laptop? Ifnot, where can I buy the correct one and what is it? J. Payne
Asked by: James W
It will work.
Answered by: Carlos Eduardo
Date published: 2021-12-08

Can I use this portable HD with the Apple 12.9" ...

Can I use this portable HD with the Apple 12.9" iPad Pro (Mid 2017, 512G)?
Asked by: Jennifer
No, this hard drive would not work with an iPad.
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2020-01-19
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