LaCie 2big Quadra Enterprise manual

LaCie 2big Quadra Enterprise

On this page you find the LaCie 2big Quadra Enterprise manual. Please read the instructions in this operator manual carefully before using the product. If you have any questions about your that are not answered in the manual, please share your question in the troubleshooting section on the buttom of this page.

Brand
LaCie
Model
2big Quadra Enterprise
Product
EAN
3660619313822, 3660619314331
Language
English
Filetype
PDF
Website
https://www.lacie.com/
LaCie 2big Quadra Enterprise Class Design by Neil Poulton Table of Contents
User Manual page 1
Table of Contents
1. Introduction .................................................................................................................. 4
1.1. Minimum System Requirements ......................................................................................................... 5
1.2. Box Content .................................................................................................................................... 6
1.3. Views of the Drive ............................................................................................................................ 7
1.4. Hard Drive Heat Management .......................................................................................................... 9
1.5. Cables and Connectors .................................................................................................................. 10
1.5.1. USB 2.0 .............................................................................................................................. 10
1.5.2. FireWire .............................................................................................................................. 10
1.5.3. eSATA ................................................................................................................................. 11
2. Setting Up Your LaCie 2big......................................................................................... 12
2.1. Connect the Interface Cable ........................................................................................................... 13
2.2. Turn On the 2big ........................................................................................................................... 14
3. RAID ........................................................................................................................... 15
3.1. About RAID Modes......................................................................................................................... 15
3.1.1. RAID 0 ................................................................................................................................ 15
3.1.2. Concatenation ..................................................................................................................... 16
3.1.3. Safe (RAID 1) ....................................................................................................................... 16
3.1.4. Mixed (RAID 1 and RAID 0) ................................................................................................... 17
3.2. Changing the RAID Mode ............................................................................................................... 18
3.3. Removing and Installing Drives ........................................................................................................ 19
3.4. Formatting and Partitioning ............................................................................................................. 20
3.4.1. File System Formats .............................................................................................................. 20
3.4.2. Windows Users .................................................................................................................... 22
3.4.3. Mac Users ........................................................................................................................... 24
4. Troubleshooting ......................................................................................................... 25
4.1. LED Status Indicators ...................................................................................................................... 26
4.2. Other Troubleshooting Topics ......................................................................................................... 27
4.3. Installing New Firmware ................................................................................................................ 27
5. Contacting Customer Support ..................................................................................... 28
5.1. LaCie Technical Support Contacts ................................................................................................... 29
6. Warranty Information ................................................................................................. 30

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Product specifications

Hard drive
HDD capacity   4000 GB
HDD speed   7200
Type   HDD
Other features
Internal   no
Read seek time 10 ms
Supported data transfer rates   eSATA 3Gb/s: up to 3Gbits/s (300MB/s), FireWire 800: up to 800Mbits/s (100MB/s), FireWire 400: up to 400Mbits/s (50MB/s), USB 2.0: up to 480Mbits/s (60MB/s)
USB 2.0 ports quantity   1
Compatible operating systems   Windows XP/Vista/7
Mac OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6
Minimum system requirements eSATA/FireWire 800/FireWire 400/USB 2.0
Mac compatibility   yes
Minimum storage drive space   600
Dimensions (WxDxH)   91 x 172 x 200 mm
FireWire cable yes
Quick start guide   yes
USB cable USB
eSATA cable yes
Ports & interfaces
eSATA yes
FireWire 400   yes
FireWire 800 yes
Packaging data
Bundled software   LaCie Utilities
LaCie Desktop Manager
Genie Backup Manager Pro software (Windows XP/Vista/7)
Intego Backup Manager Pro software (Mac OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6
User guide yes
Weight & dimensions
Weight   2700
Depth   172 mm
Height   200 mm
Width   91 mm
Features
Product colour   Silver