The LaCie 1 TB Rugged USB 3.0 All-Terrain Portable External Hard Drive is designed to survive the harsh elements of the real world. This durable, portable storage drive offers 750 GB of storage with a fast SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface for maximum performance. And to make sure your files are safe, the Rugged USB 3.0 All-Terrain is built with a tough, drop-resistant, aluminum-alloy shell and a shock-resistant rubber bumper.
If you travel a lot with your data, the LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 All-Terrain is the drive for you. The portable and reliable Rugged USB 3.0 provides 1 TB of space for backup, storage and large-volume exchange of office files, photos, music and video clips. And since it's bus-powered, the drive draws power from the connected computer and doesn't require an AC adapter or power cord, giving you more portability.
The Rugged USB 3.0 All-Terrain features a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, which offers high speeds of up to 5 Gbits/s, and the hard disk itself has a rotation speed of 5400 RPM for great read, and write, performance. This makes it ideal for working with performance-intensive applications and data such as HD video and audio. USB 3.0 allows you to transfer an entire HD movie in less than three minutes, and backing up your computer takes less time than ever before.
USB 3.0 is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 (with speeds up to 480 Mbits/s), so you'll be able use the Rugged USB 3.0 All-Terrain with practically any computer. Included is the LaCie Backup Assistant for both Windows and Mac, making backups simple and easy.
Designed exclusively for LaCie by world-renowned designer Neil Poulton, the Rugged USB 3.0 All-Terrain is built like an off-road vehicle, ready to withstand the bumps and bruises of your travels. Its unique, scratch-protected aluminum shell and shock-resistant, orange rubber bumper make it especially resistant to harsh elements while giving it a stylish look. In fact, the drive is designed to withstand drops of up to 2.2 meters (86.6 inches) while in non-operating mode. (Dropping the drive while it's in operation, however, could cause damage.) Additional bumpers are available for purchase separately to change the look of the drive.
With the purchase of the Rugged USB 3.0 Hard Disk, you will also receive a full year of 10 GB of Wuala Secure Online Storage. With this service, Wuala can store and backup files redundantly in its growing grid network. All data is encrypted and stored in different locations for protection and security.
The LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 All-Terrain Portable Hard Disk is backed by a 2-year limited warranty.
Established in France in 1989, LaCie is a leading manufacturer of computer peripherals for Windows, Apple and Linux users. With offices and plants in the USA, Canada, Japan, Australia, Europe, Singapore and Hong Kong, LaCie develops and manufactures external storage solutions and color monitors that help professionals and everyday people easily manage their digital lives. LaCie has differentiated its products through original designs and leading-edge technology.