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LaCie 9000490
250GB Rugged Thunderbolt/USB 3.0 Hard Drive

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With the new LaCie Rugged, even if you go off-road, your project stays on time.
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With the new LaCie Rugged, even if you go off-road, your project stays on time. With IP 54-rated resistance to the elements and blinding-fast speeds through Thunderbolt and USB 3.0, you don’t have to compromise between durability, mobility, and speed.

LaCie 9000490 Includes:

  • LaCie Rugged with integrated Thunderbolt cable
  • USB 3.0 cable (USB 2.0 compatible*)
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Removable cover

LaCie 9000490 Features:

  • No-Compromise Speed: Get lightning-fast transferspeeds on Mac and PC thanks to the USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt interfaces. Withthe SSD version, the LaCie Rugged delivers up to 387 MB/s – one of the fastestbus-powered products available*. The hard disk version performs at up to 122MB/s, a 35% improvement over FireWire 800. Back up and transfer mountains ofdata in a fraction of the time. Enjoy noticeably more responsive photo librarybrowsing.
  • Universal Connectivity: Don't let your project getderailed by incompatibility between your external drive and your computer.With both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt interfaces, the LaCie Rugged is a perfectmatch for your Mac and PC. Since USB 3.0 is backward compatible, you canconnect it to any standard computer, anywhere. The integrated Thunderboltcable also stows neatly when not in use, so that you’ll never lose it. TheLaCie Rugged is also fully bus powered through the USB 3.0 and Thunderboltcables. Its portability and interfaces make it the must-have sidekick to a newMac or Ultrabook™.
  • All-Terrain Data Protection: Your data isirreplaceable, so it’s vital to protect it against any conceivable mishapwherever you go. That's why LaCie made the new Rugged tougher than ever. It’sMIL-compliant, which means that data is protected even during accidental dropsof up to two meters (6.6 feet). During transit, connect the removable cover toprovide IP 54-level protection against dust and water. Whether the LaCieRugged takes a jarring bicycle ride or gets splashed by a mud puddle, you stayconfident that your data is still accessible. The SSD version goes a stepfurther for the ultimate in resilience against vibration and shock. Bothversions are tough enough to be shipped for reliable delivery to clients orpartners. Included software even protects your files from prying eyes with AES256-bit encryption.
  • User-Friendly Software Suite Included:
  • Automatic Backup: Easy setup and automaticbackup for both Mac and PC.
  • Password Protection: With military-grade AES 256-bit encryption,LaCie Private-Public protects your files from unauthorized access withpassword protection

LaCie 9000490 Specifications:

  • Internal Storage Media:
    • Hard Disk: 5400 RPM/64 MB cache
    • SSD: SATA 6 Gb/s
  • Interface Technology:
    • 1 x Thunderbolt™ port
    • 1 x USB 3.0 port (USB 2.0* and UAS compatible)
  • Interface Transfer Rate:
    • Thunderbolt: 10 Gb/s
    • USB 3.0: 5 Gb/s
  • Performance Benchmark:
    • Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 (reads)**:
      • 1 TB hard disk: 110 MB/s
      • 2 TB hard disk: 122 MB/s
      • 250 GB & 500 GB SSD: 387 MB/s
  • Rugged Resistance:   
    • Dust & Water: IP 54 rated (when cover is attached)
    • Shock: drops of up to 2 meters (6.6 feet) (in non-operating mode)
    • Pressure: 1 ton
    • Theft: password protection with AES 256-bit software encryption
  • Software:   
    • LaCie Backup Assistant (easy way to set up automatic computer backups)
    • LaCie Private-Public (password protection with AES 256-bit software encryption)
  • Dimensions: 89 x 140 x 24 mm / 3.5 x 5.5 x 1 in.
  • Weight: 260 g / 9.2 oz.
  • System Requirements:   
    • Computer with a Thunderbolt, USB 3.0, or USB 2.0* port
    • Operating system:
      • Thunderbolt: Latest version of Windows® 7, Windows 8 (see here for drivers information) / Mac OS® X 10.6.8 or later
      • USB 3.0: Latest version of Windows XP, Windows Vista®, Windows 7, Windows 8 / Mac OS X 10.6 or later
    • Minimum free disk space: 600 MB recommended

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