LaCie Ltd. 300716 hard drive specifications

160 GB d2 Triple Interface Hard Drive

Equipped with the fastest-ever FireWire standard, this drive is capable of reaching transfer speeds of up to 800Mbits/s for FireWire 800 users, up to 400MBits/s for FireWire 400 users, and up to 480Mbits/s for USB 2.0 users. This drive's triple interface, 7200 rpm speed and 8MB buffer make it the fastest-possible storage solution for digital content creators. Made of a metal alloy that dissipates heat and prolongs drive performance, the LaCie d2 Hard Drive features a slender, stylish case that offers versatile desktop and rackmount configuration options. A space-saving drive stand allows for upright desktop use, while an optional rack-mounting kit enables configuration in standard 19-inch racks. This drive also features a fan-free design for quiet operation. With plug and play convenience, LaCie d2 Hard Drives are hot-pluggable for easy file transfer and data sharing. With the appropriate cable, LaCie's new hard drives can be connected to any computer equipped with FireWire 800 (9-pin), FireWire 400 (6-pin), USB 2.0 or USB 1.1 ports, making it the most universal drive ever. Chained and striped in a FireWire 800 RAID 0 configuration, LaCie d2 Hard Drives can reach unprecedented sustained transfer rates of up to 100MB/s, making them ideal for working with professional video in high-end workstation and small-server environments.

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Device Type
Hard drive - External hard drive

6.8 in

6.3 in

1.7 in

3.3 lbs

Hard Drive

160 GB

Interface Type
IEEE 1394b (FireWire 800) / IEEE1394 (FireWire) / Hi-Speed USB

Buffer Size
2 MB


Max Data Transfer Rate
55 MBps

Data Transfer Rate Details
FireWire 800 : 55 MBps, Hi-Speed USB : 34 MBps, FireWire : 35 MBps

Seek Time
10 ms (average)

Spindle Speed
7200 rpm

Storage Controller


Expansion / Connectivity

1 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 pin USB Type A, 1 x IEEE 1394b (FireWire 800) - 9 pin FireWire 800, 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) - 6 pin FireWire

Compatible Bays

Compatible Slots
x None


Included Accessories
Vertical stand

Cables Included
3 x IEEE 1394 cable - External, 1 x USB cable - External

Package Type


Power Device
Power adapter

Software / System Requirements

Software Included
Drivers & Utilities

OS Required
Apple MacOS 9.x , Apple MacOS X 10.x , Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP , Apple MacOS X 10.2.4 or later , Apple MacOS X 10.2.x or later , Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Windows ME

System Requirements Details
Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP - Pentium II - RAM 64 MB, MacOS 9.x - PowerPC G3 - RAM 64 MB, MacOS X 10.2.4 or later - PowerPC G3 - RAM 64 MB, MacOS X 10.2.x or later - PowerPC G3 - RAM 64 MB, MacOS X 10.x - PowerPC G3 - RAM 64 MB