This device has a single USB 3.0 port.
This device IS reverse compatible to USB 2.0 ports.
The LaCie Rugged Mini Portable Hard Drive provides 500GB of space for storing your data and shares features with the popular Rugged Hard Disk, like shock resistance, drop resistance and a rubber sleeve for added protection. The Rugged Mini goes a step further than the Rugged Hard Disk: it’s also rain-resistant and pressure-resistant. Its small size makes it perfect to take with you wherever you go, and its Rugged exterior provides protection against accidental drops, shock or pressure.
With the Rugged Mini, you’ve got the speed of USB 3.0, and full backward compatibility with USB 2.0, meaning that you can use it on almost any computer. 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).
USB 3.0 port (USB 2.0-compatible)
Rotational Speed (rpm)
Interface Transfer Rate
Maximum Drop Height
1.2 m / 47.2 in. in non-operating mode (dropping is not recommended in operating mode)
86 × 135 × 19 mm / 3.4 × 5.3 × 0.75 in.
For USB 3.0 Mac Compatibility
2-year limited warranty from LaCie
What’s in the Box
Manufacturer Product#: 301556
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