The LaCie big disk 500GB storage solution is an external IEEE 1394 (FireWire) hard drive. This device is ideal for archiving photo image-banks and 3D images, storing massive desktop publishing files and editing audio and uncompressed digital video files. FireWire capabilities offer unbeatable ease of use. It's hot-pluggable for immediate device recognition, and there is no software installation required for Windows XP and Mac OS X users. The drive switches on and off together with the computer to conserve energy. A fan-free design for quiet work environments and desktop real-estate conscious design, make this a reliable device for uncompressed video editing that is more affordable than SCSI or Fibre Channel array devices.
Device Type: External Hard Drive
Interface Type: FireWire 800, FireWire 400 and Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Data Transfer Rate: 400 Mbps
Spindle Speed: 7200 RPM
Buffer Size: 8MB
Environments PC and Mac
LaCie 500GB Big Disk Triple Interface Hard Drive: Supplies and Accessories Options
LaCie 500GB Big Disk Triple Interface Hard Drive Specifications
Part # 300721
LaCie 500GB Triple Interface Big Disk
Manufacturer Part #
Data Trasfer Rate
FireWire 800, FireWire 400 and Hi-Speed USB 2.0
4 pin USB, 6 pin FireWire, 9 pin FireWire
Dimensions (W x H x D)
6.3" x 1.7" x 10.6"
Microsoft Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, or XP
Mac OS 8.6, Mac OS 9.x, and Mac OS 10.1.x amd greater
1 Year Limited Warranty
Includes in the Box
Big Disk 500GB External Hard Drive 6-to-6 pin FireWire cable, 6-to-4 pin FireWire cable, 9-to-9 pin FireWire cable Power supply Storage Utilities CD: manual, Silverlining, silverkeeper Drive stand with hex key
LaCie 500GB Big Disk Triple Interface Hard Drive Features
Triple interface solution delivers transfer rates of up to 800Mbits/sec and can be connected to any computer equipped with FireWire 800, FireWire 400, iLink/DV, Hi-Speed USB 2.0 or USB 1.1.
Hot-pluggable with immediate device recognition.
LaCie Big Disk can also be daisy chained to most storage, audio and video devices to achieve even greater storage capacity.
The LaCie Big Disk features a stylish, metallic design crafted from a sturdy aluminum alloy that dissipates heat, allowing for operation without a noisy fan.
This drive’s convenient, automatic on/off feature conserves energy and prolongs the life of the drive.
A drive stand provides stability and allows for upright desktop use to save valuable desk space.
This drive can be easily shared and its data quickly exchanged among computers and workstations.
LaCie 500GB Big Disk Triple Interface Hard Drive Included Items
LaCie 500GB Triple Interface Big Disk External Hard Drive
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
LaCie 500GB Big Disk Triple Interface Hard Drive Warranty Information
Warranty Length: One Year
Covers: Parts and Labor
Details: LaCie warrants your drive against any defect in material and workmanship, under normal use, for the period designated on your warranty certificate. In the event this product is found to be defective within the warranty period, LaCie will, at its option, repair or replace the defective hard drive.
Contact: By Phone: 503-844-4500 Technical Support 503-844-4503 (Monday through Friday, 6 AM – 6 PM PST)
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