LaCie Rugged Hard Disk Triple - 1TB USB 3.0, 2x Firewire 800


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This device has a single USB 3.0 port, and two Firewire 800 ports.

This device IS reverse compatible to USB 2.0 ports.

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The LaCie Rugged Triple Hard Disk provides universal connectivity: you’ve got the superior speeds of USB 3.0 and FireWire 800, and full backward compatibility with FireWire 400 and USB 2.0. You can transfer a 700MB video file in less than 7 seconds with USB 3.0, compared to 25 seconds with USB 2.0. Additionally, you can use the LaCie Mac® USB 3.0 Driver to improve data transfer speed on your Mac (up to a 30% performance increase compared to FireWire 800). Whether your goal is super speed or complete compatibility, the Rugged Triple has everything you need.

The Rugged Triple also offers easy setup and automatic backup on both PC and Mac computers. It features an automatic Eco mode that lowers the power consumption by up to 40% when not in use, increasing the battery life of your notebook. In addition, you get 10GB of Wuala Online Storage included for one year to securely store and share your data online.


  • Capacity of 1TB
  • USB 3.0 for Windows® & Mac Computers
  • FireWire 800 & 400
  • 5400rpm Disk Speed
  • AES 256-Bit Encryption
  • LaCie Backup Software
  • 10GB of Online Storage
  • Rugged Protection
  • Windows and Mac Compatible

Click here for instructions on setting up a LaCie drive with a Mac running OS X 10.7 Lion.


Technical Information:

1 TB


  • 1 x USB 3.0 port (USB 2.0-compatible)
  • 2 x FireWire 800 port

Rotational Speed (rpm)

Interface Transfer Rate

  • USB 3.0: up to 5Gb/s
  • USB 2.0: up to 480Mb/s
  • FireWire 800: up to 800Mb/s
  • FireWire 400: up to 400Mb/s (cable sold separately)

Max Sustained Transfer Rate
Up to 80MB/s

Maximum Drop Height
2 m / 78.7 in. in non-operating mode (dropping is not recommended in operating mode)

Software 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)

90 × 28 × 145 mm / 3.5 × 1 × 5.7 in.

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 for adapter compatibility and the USB 3.0 Mac driver

Three (3) year limited warranty from LaCie

What’s in the Box:

  • LaCie Rugged Triple Hard Disk
  • USB 3.0 cable (USB 2.0-compatible)
  • FireWire 800 cable
  • Quick Install Guide

Manufacturer Product #: 301984


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