ID Code LACIED2BDEXT500GBFWUSB
Current Item number 41
Price £364.24 (Inc.VAT)
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Lacie external 500GB D2 Big Disk Extreme hard drive Firewire 800, 400
The LaCie Big Disk Extreme is a unique innovation that offers incredible storage capacities up to 500GB in a 5.25-inch format. Featuring a new, faster chipset, the LaCie Big Disk Extreme is the first FireWire 800 storage device to achieve transfer rates that are up to 50% faster than first-generation FireWire 800 drives1. This high-performance drive also allows for native RAID 0 speed without complicated configuration
Compatible with Mac and PC platforms, this drive features two FireWire 800 ports and one FireWire 400 port, making it ideal for audio and video professionals working with large DV video, SD video and video RAID. Cross-platform with plug-and-play convenience, this drive can be easily shared and its data quickly exchanged among computers and workstations. The LaCie Big Disk Extreme is also ideal for large-scale backup among multiple users without clogging the network
Equipped with the blazing FireWire 800 interface, the LaCie Big Disk Extreme drive can achieve amazing sustained transfer rates that make it twice as fast as most FireWire 400 drives2. Hot-pluggable with immediate device recognition, this drive's FireWire capabilities offer unbeatable ease of use with no software installation required for Windows XP and Mac OS X users
The LaCie Big Disk Extreme features a stylish, metallic design crafted from a sturdy aluminum alloy that dissipates heat, allowing for operation without a noisy fan. A drive stand provides stability and allows for upright desktop use to save valuable desk space, while an optional rack-mounting kit enables versatile configuration in standard 19-inch racks. This drive's convenient, automatic on/off feature conserves energy and prolongs the life of the drive.
Interface : FireWire 800 and FireWire 400
Rotational Speed (rpm) : 7200
Interface Transfer Rate : FireWire 800: 800 Mbits/s (100MB/s)
FireWire 400: 400 Mbits/s (50MB/s)
Max sustained transfer rate : FireWire 800: up to 88MB/s
FireWire 400: up to 35MB/s
Average seek time (write) : 10 ms 10 ms 10 ms
Buffer : 2 MB
Size : 268 x 173 x 44 mm/6.3 x 10.6 x 1.7
Weight : 2500 g/5.51 lbs.
System Requirements : FireWire 800 (9-pin)-equipped computer: Mac OS 10.2.4 and greater; Windows 2000 and Windows XP
Computer equipped with FireWire 400 (6-pin) or iLink (4-pin): Mac OS 9.x and Mac OS 10.x; Windows 2000 and Windows XP
Intel Pentium II 350MHz-compatible or Apple G3 processor and greater**
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, Drive stand for upright desktop use, External power supply
Comments : * A gigabyte means 1 billion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment.
** Apple G4 processor required for use with FireWire 800.