Big Disk Quadra

LaCie Big Disk Quadra manual

Big Disk Quadra

User manual for the LaCie Big Disk Quadra in English. This PDF manual has 4 pages.

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LaCie Big Disk Quadra eSATA 3Gb/s I Hi-Speed USB 2.0 I FireWire 400 I FireWire 800 Quadruple Interface Professional Storage d2 Design by Neil Poulton
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1TB* = 2 hours of uncompressed HD video or 70 hours of DVD or 77500 RAW photos*** • Quadruple interface for maximum connectivity on any PC/Mac • Built-in RAID 0 and eSATA for fast speeds • Sturdy aluminum heat sink design for high reliability • Ideal for large volume backups or creative pro use Maximum Connectivity The LaCie Big Disk Quadra was created for professionals who expect high speed and large capacity in an easy-to- use, compact device. Fully loaded with all four leading interfaces - eSATA 3Gb/s, FireWire 800, FireWire 400, and Hi-Speed USB 2.0 – it offers complete universal compatibility with any Mac or PC. It also comes with advanced backup software with computer recovery: Genie Backup Manager Pro™ for Windows® and Intego Backup Manager Pro™ for Mac® users. Sophisticated, Convenient Design Designed by Neil Poulton exclusively for LaCie, the Big Disk Quadra is fully engineered to integrate into your Mac or PC environment. With versatile configurations such as vertical, horizontal, stacked with other drives or rack-mounted, this highly adaptable storage solution conforms to any desktop to save you space. The glowing blue button on the front is the LaCie Shortcut Button, which can launch any backup or library application of your choosing in one push.**** Ideal For Digital Audio/Video Pros With two internal SATA disks and built-in hardware RAID 0, the Big Disk Quadra reaches impressively high speeds and offers enormous capacity for such a compact drive, making it ideal for audio/video editors, creative professionals, or database managers. The eSATA 3Gb/s interface delivers remarkably rapid burst transfer rates of up to 165MB/s**. Use it with high-definition audio, digital video editing, SD video and 2D/3D imaging or to back up your computer or archive thousands of files. You can even daisy-chain FireWire or iLink DV cameras via FireWire. Advanced Cooling System The Big Disk Quadra’s fully aluminum, sturdy heat sink design provides 60% more surface area for naturally drawing heat away from the internal components to keep it cool and safe at all times. This advanced cooling system allows the Big Disk Quadra to be fanless for near-silent operation, enabling maximum peace and quiet in your work environment. It also offers Triple Power Management with a manual switch: “Auto” for energy efficiency; “On” for instant access; or “Off” for data protection. EXCLUSIVE d2 HEAT SINK DESIGN Provides 60% more area for heat dissipation & high reliability Aluminum Heat Sink Design Standard Design On/Auto/Off eSATA 3Gb/s FireWire 800 (x 2) Chain Lock Option FireWire 400 Power Connector Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Removable Stand 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 FireWire 400 FireWire 800 eSATA 3Gb/s MB/s PERFORMANCE COMPARISON BURST READ TRANSFER RATE BENCHMARK***
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Features • eSATA 3Gb/s, FireWire 800, FireWire 400, and Hi-Speed USB 2.0 • Fast burst transfer rates up to 165MB/s (eSATA)** • Daisy-chainable via FireWire • Easy to set-up and use • Plug & play • Fanless for near-silent operation • Advanced backup software with computer recovery for PC/Mac • Triple Power Management • LaCie Shortcut Button**** Box Content • LaCie Big Disk Quadra • eSATA-to-eSATA cable • FireWire 800 (9-to-9 pin) cable • FireWire 400 (6-to-6 pin) cable • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 cable (USB 1.1 compatible) • External power supply • Drive stand for upright use • Quick Install Guide • LaCie User Manual and Utilities: - Genie Backup Manager Pro software with computer recovery for Windows 2000, XP , Vista™ - Intego Backup Manager Pro software with computer recovery for Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5 Minimum System Requirements • Computer with an eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 400, or Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port • Windows XP 64-bit , Windows Vista / Mac OS X 10.4.6 or higher • Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended LACIE SHORTCUT BUTTON**** Launch Any Backup/Library Application In 1 Push
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*1TB (Terabyte) = 1000GB. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5–10% less). ** Burst transfer rates vary from one computer to another and might vary slightly from one drive to another. Average speed is usually lower, depending on host configuration. ***Calculations are based on 1080i 60 (8-bit) for uncompressed HD video, NTSC DV 25 standard-definition 720x486, 29.97 fps for digital video; and an estimation of Digital SLR resolution of 10 megapixels for RAW photos of 12MB. These calculations are only estimations and might vary. ****LaCie Shortcut Button is available via FireWire and USB 2.0 but not eSATA. Windows XP 32-bit, and versions of MAC OS X before 10.4.6 do not recognize partitions of more than 2TB. © 2009, LaCie. The LaCie logo is a trademark of LaCie. Other product and brand names mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Specifications and appearance are given as guidelines and may change at any time without notice. 090706 LaCie Big Disk Quadra Premium 3 Year Warranty The Big Disk Quadra comes with a 3 Year Limited Warranty. For superior service, it also comes with the LaCie Advance Care Option, which can be purchased separately online within 30 days of the purchase date. Under the Advance Care Option, LaCie will immediately swap out the product without it needing to be returned first for minimal interruption of your workflow. LaCie covers all freight costs. Availability depends on the sales area. See for details. Item Number Capacity* Interface Interface Transfer Rates (maximum theoretical bus speed) Read Burst Transfer Rates** (maximum drive speed) Rotational Speed Cache Size Average Seek Time Cooling System Triple Power Management Dimensions (WxHxD) Weight Warranty 301428 3TB 1 x eSATA 3Gb/s; 2 x FireWire 800; 1 x FireWire 400; 1 x Hi-Speed USB 2.0 eSATA: up to 3Gbits/s (300MB/s) FireWire 800: up to 800Mbits/s (100MB/s) FireWire 400: up to 400Mbits/s (50MB/s) Hi-Speed USB 2.0: up to 480Mbits/s (60MB/s) eSATA: up to 140-165MB/s FireWire 800: up to 80-90MB/s FireWire 400: up to 35-40MB/s Hi-Speed USB 2.0: up to 30-35MB/s 7200rpm 32MB (2 x 16MB) or greater <10ms (eSATA) Advanced aluminum heat sink design for safe, fanless, quiet operation “Auto” for energy efficiency; “On” for instant access; “Off” for data protection 1.7 x 6.8 x 10.4 in. / 44 x 173 x 264 mm 5.51 lbs / 2500 g 3-year limited d2 Design by Neil Poulton

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