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LaCie d2 SAFE Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive

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d2 SAFE Hard Drive 500GB
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Stand-alone magnetic disk, optical disc or solid state drive that plugs into the computer typically via USB, although eSATA and FireWire are also used. Used for storing and retrieving digital information.
external hard drives
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Included since: 07 Jan 2007
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Info modified on: 15 Dec 2017 11:48:25
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Warranty: 2 Year Limited Warranty
Long product name LaCie d2 SAFE Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive :
The short editorial description of LaCie d2 SAFE Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive

d2 SAFE Hard Drive 500GB

LaCie d2 SAFE Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive:
The official marketing text of LaCie d2 SAFE Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive as supplied by the manufacturer
This high-performance d2 hard drive comes with biometric (fingerprint) access, hardware encryption, and a chain lock port for attaching to your desktop. Simply swipe your finger over the sensor to access your private data. To lock it when you leave your desk, just touch the sensor and swipe again to unlock it upon return. Perfect for group projects, this Triple Interface storage solution is compatible with PC and Mac and holds up to 5 user profiles. It provides fast sustained transfer rates of up to 64MB/s via FireWire 800. Ideal for confidential professional applications such as video projects, digital artwork and music production, the d2 SAFE guards your original creations from getting into the wrong hands.

User Benefits:
-Maximum security for saving confidential files.
-Lock/unlock with biometric access control.
-AES 128-bit hardware encryption: automatic file encoding.
-Triple Interface for use with PC and Mac.
Short summary description LaCie d2 SAFE Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive:
This short summary of the LaCie d2 SAFE Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
LaCie d2 SAFE Hard Drive 500GB, 500 GB, 2.0, 7200 RPM
Long summary description LaCie d2 SAFE Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive :

LaCie d2 SAFE Hard Drive 500GB. Hard drive capacity: 500 GB. USB version: 2.0. Hard drive speed: 7200 RPM

This is an auto-generated long summary of LaCie d2 SAFE Hard Drive 500GB 500GB external hard drive based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Hard drive
Hard drive capacity *
The maximum storage capacity of the hard disk, usually measured in bytes e.g. GB.
500 GB
Hard drive speed *
The rotational speed of a hard disk expressed in rotations per minute. The faster the better.
7200 RPM
Drive device, buffer size
A reserved segment of memory within a drive device that is used to hold the data being processed.
8 MB
Ports & interfaces
USB connectivity *
The product has USB connector.
USB version
Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s that defines the interface used for connection, communication and power supply between computers and electronic devices. Every new version - for example 1.1, 2.0, 3.0 - is much faster than the previous one.
FireWire 400
FireWire-interface with a data transmission speed of 400 Mbit/s (50MB/s). FireWire is a serial computer bus technology designed as replacement of SCSI and is based on the IEEE 1394 and 1394b standards.
FireWire 800
Weight & dimensions
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
1.5 kg
Packaging data
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
LaCie User Administration & Biometric Drive Lock; LaCie ‘1-Click’ Backup
Other features
Data transfer rate (max)
The maximum speed with which data can be transmitted from one device to another.
512 Mbit/s
The product is built in.
Minimum processor
The lowest speed that the computer processor can run at, or the minimum amount of processing capacity that can be used, for the computer and particular program(s) to function.
Intel Pentium II 350MHz/Power Mac G3
Minimum RAM
The lowest RAM (memory) required to run a computer program or operating system.
128 MB
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 2000, Windows XP / Mac OS 10.2
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
44 x 160 x 173 mm
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
2 x FireWire 800 (9-pin) 1 x FireWire 400 (6-pin)(compatible with iLink, DV) 1 x USB 2.0
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Testseek has collected 8 expert reviews for LaCie d2 SAFE Hard Drive 500GB and the average expert rating is 84 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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The solid, relatively inexpensive LaCie d2 Safe is one of the few encrypted hard drives suitable for both Macs and PCs. The LaCie d2 Safe fares well when tested against other encrypted portable hard drives. The hefty LaCie d2 Safe drive features a f...
Bottom line With a very rugged cast-aluminum case, integrated fingerprint reader and FireWire, the LaCie d2 Safe is a solid proposition - although that solidity does make it tend toward being a bit heavy. Andrew Brandt Lowest online price: ££188.16...
The security of our data is a very important issue nowadays, especially for those using computers at work. This is why an increasing number of manufacturers come up with all sorts of data storage devices that protect the information contained within...
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