LaCie Ltd. 301042U hard drive specifications

LaCie mini Hard Drive and USB/FireWire Hub (500GB)

Expand your digital life by storing much more photos, videos, music and files on the LaCie mini Hard Drive & HUB, specially designed to fit perfectly with the Apple Mac mini. Now you can connect all of your hardware peripherals at once - like your Isight, mouse, keyboard, web cam, camera, video recorder, speakers and other USB hard drives. Easily back up your computer or upgrade storage capacity, whether on a Mac mini, or another desktop or laptop computer. This multiple-connection companion is plug & play, cross-platform and ultra-quiet. Its sturdy metal casing provides advanced heat dissipation and its unique four-corner crown is designed to provide cooling airflow between stacked drives to protect against overheating.

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Device Type
Hard drive - External hard drive

6.5 in

6.5 in

1.8 in

3.3 lbs

Hard Drive

500 GB

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

Buffer Size
8 MB

Built-in USB hub, Built-in FireWire hub


Max Data Transfer Rate
40 MBps

Data Transfer Rate Details
FireWire : 40 MBps, Hi-Speed USB : 34 MBps

Seek Time
11 ms (average)

Spindle Speed
7200 rpm

Storage Controller


Expansion / Connectivity

1 x Hi-Speed USB ( Input ) - 4 pin USB Type B, 4 x Hi-Speed USB ( Output ) - 4 pin USB Type A, 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) ( Input ) - 6 pin FireWire, 2 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) ( Output ) - 6 pin FireWire

Compatible Bays

Compatible Slots
x None


Cables Included
2 x USB cable - USB Type A to B - External, 2 x IEEE 1394 cable - External


Power Source
Included AC adapter

Power Device
Power adapter

Software / System Requirements

Software Included
Silverlining 98, Silverlining Pro, Drivers & Utilities

OS Required
Apple MacOS 9.x , Apple MacOS X 10.2 , Apple MacOS X 10.3 , Apple MacOS X 10.4 , Microsoft Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP

System Requirements Details
Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP - Pentium II - RAM 32 MB, MacOS 9.x - PowerPC G3 - RAM 32 MB, MacOS X 10.2 - PowerPC G3 - RAM 32 MB, MacOS X 10.3 - PowerPC G3 - RAM 32 MB

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
2 years warranty

Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - 2 years