Fast and Reliable: the d2 Quadra Featuring USB 3.0
- Universal connectivity and compatibility
- Professional grade: 5 Gb/s interface, 7200 RPM drives
- Save space: stackable and rack-mount option
- Advanced power modes for energy savings
- Design by neil poulton
The Professional Choice for Performance and Reliability
With the new USB 3.0 5 Gb/s interface and, the LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Disk is the ideal tool for creative professionals who need both fast speeds and large storage capacity. It features 7200 RPM drives with a minimum of 32 MB cache for the best performance and seek times, so it can handle the most resource-intensive applications. Best of all, it can achieve speeds up to 130 MB/s* in USB 3.0.
The Professional Choice for Cross-Platform Applications
The Professional Choice for Functional and User-Centric Features
The d2 Quadra has got the latest connectivity with USB 3.0 and two FireWire 800 interfaces for daisy chaining, but it is still fully compatible with eSATA 3 Gb/s, USB 2.0**, and FireWire 400***. With all of its interfaces, the d2 Quadra has universal connectivity, so it’s easy to back up and restore any workstation, no matter the configuration or interfaces. And thanks to the USB 3.0 performance, you can make faster, more frequent backups of your data, keeping it safe and secure. Since the d2 Quadra tops out at a 5 TB capacity, it can even be used as a simple and convenient storage expansion for a server.
With the preloaded LaCie Desktop Manager▲, you can easily configure the shortcut button to launch the application of your choice in one push and configure your drive’s eco mode. And, with its two-color front LED indicator, it is easy to check the drive status. It also includes Genie® Backup Assistant software and Intego® Backup Assistant software with data restore for Windows® and Mac®. Both products provide an ideal solution for a simple and user-friendly backup and file retrieval.
The Professional Choice for Design
The d2 Quadra’s unique and unobtrusive design is respected in the creative content industry for good reason. The unique, fanless aluminum heat sink design provides an increased surface area, keeping it quiet, safe, and free from dust inside. It can also stand upright, be stacked horizontally with other drives, or even be rackmounted to save desktop space. It’s a superb solution for heavy storage users who want off-site backups and archives of any work environment. For superior energy efficiency, it also has a programmable eco mode, which automatically conserves energy if the drive is inactive for a certain period of time. On top of that, it’s recyclable and ROHS-compliant.
User-friendly Software Suite Included
Automatic Backup: Easy setup and automatic worry-free backup for both PC and Mac computers.
Password Protection: LaCie Private-Public software▲▲ ensures your files remain completely confidential.
77% Energy Savings: Automatic Eco mode lowers the power consumption by up to 77%▲▲▲ when not in use.
(* Actual data rates may vary depending on operating environment and other factors.
** To achieve full interface bandwidth, connect the product to a USB 3.0 port on a computer or device.
*** Requires an adapter cable (sold separately). File speeds limited to FireWire 400 speeds.
▲ This feature not available in eSATA.
▲▲ Encryption software is only available via download and is not available in Russia.
▲▲▲ Up to 77% energy savings with automatic standby (11.3 W vs. 2.6 W). May vary from one drive to another.
When referring to drive capacity, one gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes and one terabyte, or TB, equals one thousand billion bytes.
Your computer’s operating system may use a different standard of measurement and report a lower capacity. In addition, some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and will not be available for data storage.)