LaCie Rugged eSATA manual

LaCie Rugged eSATA

On this page you find the LaCie Rugged eSATA 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
Rugged eSATA
Product
EAN
3660619319053
Language
English
Filetype
PDF
Website
https://www.lacie.com/
LaCie Rugged Hard Disk Design by neil Poulton Table of Contents
User Manual page 1
Table of Contents
1. Introduction................................................................................................................. 4
1.1. Box Content ................................................................................................................................. 5
1.2. Minimum System Requirements ...................................................................................................... 6
1.2.1. Windows Users ................................................................................................................. 6
1.2.2. Mac Users ....................................................................................................................... 6
1.3. Views of the Rugged Hard Disk ...................................................................................................... 7
1.4. Cables and Connectors ................................................................................................................. 8
1.4.1. USB Cables and Connectors ............................................................................................. 8
1.4.2. Power eSATA Cables and Connectors ................................................................................ 8
2. Getting Connected ...................................................................................................... 9
2.1. STEP 1: Connecting the Interface Cable ....................................................................................... 10
2.2. STEP 2: Launching LaCie Setup Assistant ..................................................................................... 11
2.3. Disconnecting Your LaCie Hard Disk ............................................................................................ 12
2.4. Switching Interfaces ..................................................................................................................... 12
3. Optional Formatting and Partitioning ........................................................................ 13
3.1. Finding the File System Format ..................................................................................................... 14
3.2. Formatting for Windows Users ..................................................................................................... 15
3.2.1. Formatting from FAT32 (MS-DOS) to NTFS ...................................................................... 15
3.2.2. Formatting from HFS+ (Apple File System) to NTFS ........................................................... 17
3.3. Formatting for Mac Users ............................................................................................................ 19
4. Troubleshooting ........................................................................................................ 20
4.1. Mac Troubleshooting .................................................................................................................. 21
4.2. Windows Troubleshooting ........................................................................................................... 23
5. Contacting Customer Support ................................................................................... 25
5.1. LaCie Technical Support Contacts ................................................................................................ 26
6. Warranty Information ............................................................................................... 27

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Product specifications

Hard drive
HDD capacity   500 GB
HDD speed   7200
Storage drive buffer size 8
Type   HDD
Other features
Internal   no
Read seek time 15.5 ms
Supported data transfer rates   USB 2.0: up to 36MB/s, eSATA: up to 90MB/s
Compatible operating systems   Windows XP/Vista/ 7
Mac OS X 10.5/10.6
Minimum system requirements eSATA/USB 2.0
Mac compatibility   yes
Minimum storage drive space   600
Dimensions (WxDxH)   90 x 145 x 25 mm
Interface type USB 2.0, eSATA 3Gb/s
Quick start guide   yes
USB cable USB
eSATA cable yes
Packaging data
Bundled software   LaCie Backup Assistant; LaCie Setup Assistant
Weight & dimensions
Weight   239
Power
Bus powered USB