ID Code LACIED2500GBFWUSB
Current Item number 37
Price £352.49 (Inc.VAT)
Price includes UK mainland delivery.
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Lacie external 500GB D2 hard drive Firewire 800, 400 & USB 2.0
Equipped with the fastest-ever FireWire standard, and triple Firewire 800, 400 and USB 2.0 interface, this drive is capable of reaching transfer speeds of up to 800Mbits/s for FireWire 800 users and up to 400Mbits/s for FireWire 400 users. This drive's FireWire interfaces, 7200 rpm speed and 16MB buffer make it one of the fastest storage solutions available for digital content creators.
LaCie d2 Hard Drives are hot-pluggable for file transfer and data sharing, and are easily attached and detached, even while the computer is running. With the appropriate cable, LaCie's new hard drives can be connected to any computer equipped with FireWire 800 (9-pin), FireWire 400 (6-pin) or iLink/DV (4-pin) ports. This drive also supports USB 2.0 connection.
Made of a metal alloy that dissipates heat and prolongs drive performance, the LaCie d2 Hard Drive features a slender, stylish case that offers versatile desktop and rackmount configuration options. A space-saving drive stand allows for upright desktop use, while an optional rack-mounting kit enables configuration in standard 19-inch racks. This drive also features a fan-free design for quiet operation.
Ideal for a variety of applications, a 250GB LaCie d2 Hard Drive can store 50,000 MP3 songs and more than 16 hours of digital video from DV camcorders. LaCie d2 Hard Drives can reach unprecedented sustained transfer rates, making them ideal for working with professional video in high-end workstation and small-server environments.
Interface : FireWire 800, FireWire 400/iLink/DV, USB 2.0/1.1
Rotational Speed (rpm) : 7200
Interface Transfer Rate : FireWire 800: 800 Mbits/s; FireWire 400: 400 Mbits/s; USB 2.0: 480 Mbits/s
Average Read Transfer Rate : FireWire 800: 34MB/s to 58MB/s; FireWire 400: 24MB/s to 40MB/s** , USB 2.0 34MB/s**
Average Write Transfer Rate : FireWire 800: 22MB/s to 42MB/s; FireWire 400: 15MB/s to 29MB/s**
Average seek time (write) : 10 ms
Buffer : 16MB
Dimensions : 160 x 173 x 44 mm/6.3 x 6.82 x 1.734 in
Weight : 1500 g/3.31 lbs.
System Requirements : FireWire 800 (9-pin)-equipped computer: Mac OS 10.2.4 & greater; Windows 2000 & XP
FireWire (6-pin / 4-pin)-equipped computer: Mac OS 9.x & 10.x; Windows 98 SE, 2000, Me & XP
USB 2.0-equipped computer: Mac OS 10.2.x & greater, Windows 2000 & XP
USB 1.1-equipped computer: Mac OS 9.x & 10.x, Windows 2000 & XP
Intel Pentium II 350MHz-compatible or Apple G3 processor or greater***; minimum 64MB RAM
Box Content : LaCie Storage Utilities CD-ROM, FireWire 800 to FireWire 800 (9-to-9 pin) cable, FireWire 400 to FireWire 400 (6-to-6 pin) cable, iLink/DV (6-to-4 pin) cable and USB 2.0 cable, Drive stand for upright desktop use, External power supply
Comments : * A gigabyte means 1 billion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment.
** Depends on the computer configuration.
*** Mac users: Apple G4 processor or greater required for use with FireWire 800