LaCie Ltd. 301870 hard drive specifications

LaCie Little Disk Design by Sam Hecht hard drive - 500 GB - FireWire / FireWire 800 / Hi-Speed USB

Carry your photo album, MP3 library and all of your home or office files on this small mobile hard drive for sharing with friends, family, and colleagues wherever you go. It's very convenient for bringing with you thanks to its thin, lightweight, compact form. Designed exclusively for LaCie by the world-famous designer Sam Hecht, this elegant hard drive comes in black and white, and has a high-gloss finish with clean, simple lines. It comes with a removable cap for added protection. Easily launch LaCie Backup Assistant or the application or document of your choice by simply pushing the LaCie Shortcut Button on the drive. Instantly back up work files with LaCie Backup Assistant or automatically open a document you work on daily or launch your favorite application simply by pushing the button on the front of the drive. Setup is easy - just install the software and push the button to set up the button action. This convenient data shuttle can be used with almost any desktop or laptop computer. With just one simple step, this plug & play, USB-powered drive couldn't be easier to install. Just plug it in and begin to use it instantly. It's conveniently driver-free and pre-formatted for cross-platform use. The integrated, extractable USB cable pulls out and retracts so it can never be lost or forgotten. An optional USB extension cable is also included.

Recommended software for LaCie Ltd. 301870 status and S.M.A.R.T. monitoring is ActiveSMART

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HDD Part Number

Hard drive health monitoring software
ActiveSMART by Ariolic Software. Click to download ActiveSMART


Device Type
Hard drive - External hard drive

3.2 in

5.1 in

0.7 in

6.9 oz

Enclosure Color

Hard Drive

500 GB

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

Compliant Standards
128-bit AES


Max Data Transfer Rate
57 MBps

Storage Controller


Expansion / Connectivity

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

Compatible Bays

Compatible Slots
x None


Cables Included
1 x USB cable - Integrated, 1 x USB power splitter cable - External, 1 x IEEE 1394b cable - External, 1 x IEEE 1394 cable - External

Compliant Standards
Plug and Play


Power Source
USB bus , FireWire bus , Additional USB

Power Device

Software / System Requirements

Software Included
LaCie Setup Assistant, LaCie Shortcut Button, Genie Backup Assistant, Intego Backup Assistant

OS Required
Apple MacOS X 10.3 or later , Microsoft Windows Vista / 2000 / XP

System Requirements Details
Windows 2000/XP/Vista - Pentium II - RAM 32 MB, MacOS X 10.3 or later - PowerPC G3 - RAM 32 MB

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
2 years warranty

Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - 2 years