The LaCie Rugged Triple is a portable hard drive that features high speed connectivity, advanced encryption protection and the ability to take a hit if dropped from 2 metres!
With USB 3.0 and FireWire 800 connectivity (backward compatible) fast transfer speeds can be reached. For example, a 700MB file would take less than 7 seconds to be moved via USB 3.0.
The LaCie Rugged deserves it`s name as it sports 4 layers of protection for your data. The hard drive itself is 1000G shock resistant and has a protective aluminium anti-scratch shell. Then, surrounding this is a shock resistant rubber sleeve with internal rubber anti-shock bumpers. Conforming to military standard 810-F, the LaCie Rugged can technically be dropped from heights of 2m and keep the data intact.
LaCie AES 256-bit encryption software comes included in the package enabling you to set up a certain area of your hard drive to be password protected. This software is one of the most secure on the market today. There is also automatic backup software included to so that is one less thing to worry about. Automatic Eco mode lcan reduce power use by up to 40% when the Rugged is not operational so this can increase your laptop`s battery life.
Along with the Rugged 500GB LaCie give you 10GB of Wuala Online Storage for a year too.
Software Included For PC and Mac:
Easy setup (LaCie Setup Assistant)
Automatic backup (LaCie Backup Assistant)
AES 256-bit encryption: LaCie Private-Public software with password protection
Automatic Eco mode: lowers the power consumption by up to 40% when not in use (may vary from one drive to another)
10GB Wuala Secure Online Storage (1 year included)
Size : 90 x 28 x 145 mm / 3.5 x 1 x 5.7 in.
Weight : 260 g / 9.2 oz.
System Requirements :
Computer with a USB 3.0, FireWire 800, FireWire 400, or USB 2.0 port**
High-speed Internet for online storage
Latest version of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 / Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6
Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended
Time Machine compatible
For USB 3.0 Mac compatibility:
Mac Pro with LaCie USB 3.0 PCI Express Card (requires available PCI Express slot)
MacBook Pro with LaCie USB 3.0 ExpressCard/34 (requires available ExpressCard/34 slot)
Check www.lacie.com/usb3mac for adapter compatibility and the USB 3.0 Mac driver
Included In the Box:
LaCie Rugged Triple Hard Disk
USB 3.0 cable (USB 2.0-compatible)
FireWire 800 cable
Quick Install Guide
Warranty 2-Year Limited Warranty