LaCie Rugged Triple
It conforms to military standard 810-F and can support drops from up to two meters.
The LaCie Rugged Triple Portable Hard Disk Drive features universal connectivity: 1 x USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible) and 2 x FireWire 800 (9-pin). It also allows you to transfer 700MB of data in less than 7 seconds. The drive provides storage capacity up to 2TB and 500GB cloud storage with 7200RPM rotational speed. The package includes LaCie Rugged Triple Hard Disk, USB 3.0 cable (USB 2.0-compatible), FireWire 800 cable, Quick Install Guide. The drive weighs 9.2 oz. and is available on Amazon.
Thanks to LaCie, who introduced rugged hard drives with amazing features to address this issue e.g. pressure, shock, and rain resistant design (to provide protection against accidental drops, shock, and pressure), and an eco-friendly feature ( to save energy and optimize performance).
LaCie Rugged Triple features shock absorbing sleeves that allows you to carry your data with confidence and is a 1000g shock-resistant drive. It also offers easy setup and automatic backup on both PC and Mac computers. It also 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.
Besides these amazing features, some customers have reported on its temperature i.e. the drive heats up in no time. To avoid this it is better to be placed in a ventilated area. Furthermore, the drive has no warranty and according to some customers the service is not satisfactory.
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8.5 Total Score
The LaCie Rugged Triple Hard Disk provides universal connectivity: USB 3.0 and FireWire 800
- Rugged protection (four levels)
- Adheres to military standards 810-F
- Automatic Eco mode (40% saving)
- Shock absorbing sleeve
- 10Gb of online storage
- AES 256-bit encryption
- User friendly
- Password protection (fifth level of data security)
- Automatic backup (PCs + Mac)
- Unit gets hot
- No warranty
- Customer service (unsatisfactory)