LaCie 2big Quadra manual

LaCie 2big Quadra

On this page you find the LaCie 2big Quadra 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
Product
EAN
, 3660619007622, 3660619314324, 3660619315611, 5711045215001, 93053752873, 93053752897, 93053761264, 93053828134
Language
English
Filetype
PDF
Website
https://www.lacie.com/
LaCie 2big Quadra DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Table of Contents
User Manual page 1
Table of Contents
1. Introduction .............................................................................................................. 5
1.1. Minimum System Requirements ..................................................................................................... 6
1.2. Box Content ................................................................................................................................ 7
1.3. Views of the Drive ........................................................................................................................ 8
1.4. Cables and Connectors .............................................................................................................. 10
2. Setting Up Your LaCie 2big..................................................................................... 12
2.1. Connect the Interface Cable ....................................................................................................... 13
2.2. Turn the Drive On ...................................................................................................................... 14
3. RAID ....................................................................................................................... 15
3.1. About RAID Modes ..................................................................................................................... 15
3.1.1. Fast (RAID 0) ................................................................................................................... 15
3.1.2. Big (Concatenation) ......................................................................................................... 16
3.1.3. Safe (RAID 1) .................................................................................................................. 17
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 ................................................................................................................................. 20
3.4.1. File System Formats ......................................................................................................... 20
3.4.2. Formatting for Windows Users .......................................................................................... 22
3.4.3. Formatting for Mac Users ................................................................................................. 24
3.5. Partitioning the Disks .................................................................................................................. 25
3.5.1. Windows Users ................................................................................................................ 25
3.5.2. Mac Users ...................................................................................................................... 29
4. Troubleshooting ..................................................................................................... 30
4.1. LED Status Indicators .................................................................................................................. 31
4.2. Other Troubleshooting Topics ..................................................................................................... 33
5. Contacting Customer Support ................................................................................. 34
5.1. LaCie Technical Support Contacts ............................................................................................... 35
6. Warranty Information ............................................................................................. 36

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Product specifications

Storage
Storage drives installed   yes
Installed storage drive type   HDD
Number of storage drives installed   2
Total installed storage capacity 10
Supported storage drive types HDD
Number of storage drives supported 2
Maximum supported storage capacity 10
Storage drive interface   -
RAID levels   0, 1
HDD speed   7200
- -
Ports & interfaces
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 1
Design
Chassis type   Tower
Internal   no
Product colour   Aluminium
LED indicators yes
Number of fans   1
Performance
Device class   Home & Home Office
Power
AC input voltage   100-240
AC input frequency 50 - 60
System requirements
Minimum storage drive space   600
Weight & dimensions
Width   91 mm
Depth   200 mm
Height   172 mm
Weight   3600
Packaging content
Cables included FireWire, USB