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Lacie-4big-quadra.33177241
7.5 out of 10

LaCie 4big Quadra

The LaCie 4big Quadra is the most complete 4-bay RAID solution f Read more

Great Deal: $1,379.00

Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Included Disks 
4 hot-swappable 1TB disks
Rotational Speed (rpm) 
7200rpm
Cache 
4x16MB or greater
Interface Transfer Rate
eSATA 3Gbits: up to 3Gbits/s (300MB/s) FireWire 800: up to 800Mbits/s (100MB/s) FireWire 400: up to 400Mbits/s (50MB/s) Hi-Speed USB 2.0: up to 480Mbits/s (60MB/s)
Burst Transfer Rate
eSATA 3Gbits: 200-230MB/s FireWire 800: 80-90MB/s FireWire 400: 35-40MB/s Hi-Speed USB 2.0: 30-35MB/s
Burst Transfer Rate
eSATA 3Gbits: 200-220MB/s FireWire 800: 80-90MB/s FireWire 400: 35-40MB/s Hi-Speed USB 2.0: 30-35MB/s
RAID Modes 
Easy RAID selection: RAID 0***, RAID 5, RAID 5+Spare, RAID 3, RAID 3+Spare, Concatenation, RAID 10
LaCie Shortcut Button 
Launch any application (backup, music, slideshows) with one push****
Backup Software 
Genie Backup Manager Pro software with disaster recovery for Windows 2000, XP Vista Intego Backup Manager Pro software with disaster recovery for Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5
Triple Power Management 
“Auto” for energy efficiency; “On” for instant access; “Off” for data protection
Power Consumption 
Standby mode: 10,3W; idle mode: 34W; seek mode: 37W
Power 
100-240Vca; 50/60Hz
Acoustic 
Standby: negligible; idle: 25 to 28 dBA, Operating: 25 to 29 dBA
Dimensions (WxHxD) 
178 x 220 x 196 mm / 7 x 8.66 x 7.71 in
Weight 
7.1 kg / 15.7 lbs.
System Requirements 
Computer with an eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 400, or USB 2.0 port Latest version of Windows XP∆∆∆, Windows Vista®, Windows 7 / Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6 Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended
Box Content 
LaCie 4big Quadra 4 hot-swappable 1TB disks eSATA-to-eSATA (3Gbits) cable FireWire 800 (9-to-9 pin) cable FireWire 400 (6-to-6 pin) cable Hi-Speed USB 2.0 cable Power supply kit LaCie Utilities CD-ROM with User Manual Genie Backup Manager Pro software with disaster recovery for Windows 2000, XP, Vista Intego Backup Manager Pro software with disaster recovery for Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5 Quick Install Guide
Comments 
*Maximum interface transfer rate = theoretical bus bandwidth, whereas burst transfer rate = maximum drive speed. Performance depends on the RAID mode selected and burst transfer rates vary from one computer to another and may vary slightly from one drive to another. Average speed is usually lower depending on host configuration. **1TB (Terabyte) = 1000GB. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5-10% less). Capacity varies depending upon RAID mode. ***Hot-swapping is not supported by RAID 0 and concatenation modes. ****The LaCie Shortcut Button feature is available via FireWire and USB but not eSATA. Windows Vista Ultimate 64 is not compatible with LaCie Shortcut button. These measurements are indications may vary by +/- 10%. This measurement has been made under normal conditions, one meter from the front of the product. It may vary with the condition and product configuration. Windows 2000 & Windows XP do not recognize partitions of more than 2TB.
Warranty 
3-Year Limited Warranty
Interface 
1 x eSATA 3Gbits port 2 x FireWire 800 ports (9-pin) 1 x FireWire 400 port (6-pin) 1 x Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port (USB 1.1-compatible)
Cooling 
Ultra-quiet cooling system with self-stabilizing oil-pressure bearing blower technology
Release Date
First seen
29 September 2008