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LaCie 5big Network 2 5TB
5.7 out of 10

LaCie 5big Network 2 5TB

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2 x Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000 Base-TX
Network Protocols 
File Server: SMB, AFP, FTP, SFTP, NFS Web access: HTTP, HTTPS Others: Apple Bonjour™, BitTorrent™, NTP, 802.3ad for link aggregation and failover, iSCSI, DHCP, Apipa Remote Access : Via FTP, SFTP, or HTTP. Dynamic DNS services and iPhone/iPad app optional.
Expansion Ports 
2 x eSATA 2 x USB 2.0 (type A)
Burst Transfer Rate 
(Over Ethernet) OS with 64KB I/O – Read: 60MB/s; Write: 35MB/s OS with 1MB I/O – Read: 70MB/s; Write: 40MB/s
RAID Modes 
RAID 0, RAID 1***/5/5+Spare/6 (hot-swappable)
Direct access to NAS using LaCie Network Assistant (Windows®, Mac, Linux with limited support) Customizable "widget-based" interface (Dashboard) Email notifications Auto-update
Security Access 
Users, groups, and shares management. Private and public access. Active Directory support
UPnP A/V media adapter compatible Photo browser and audio streaming through web interface iTunes (DAAP) server
Ultra-quiet cooling system with self-stabilizing oil-pressure bearing technology
Dimensions (WxHxD) 
173 x 196 x 220 mm / 6.8 x 7.7 x 8.6 in.
7.62 kg / 16.8 lbs.
System Requirements 
Latest version of Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows 7 / Mac® OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7 (Lion) Web browsers: Internet Explorer™ 7.0 / 8.0 Firefox™ 3.0, Safari™ 3.0, or Chrome 2.0 or higher Computer with an Ethernet network adapter Ethernet switch or router 10/100/1GB UPnP server or client (to access UPnP services) SMB server or client (to access SMB services)
LaCie Network Assistant for Windows, Mac, and Linux Genie Backup Manager Pro software for Windows Intego Backup Manager Pro software for Mac
Box Content 
LaCie 5big Network 2 Ethernet cable External power supply Utilities CD-ROM with software and User Manual Quick Install Guide Drawer key
Compatible drives 
See for list of compatible drives
* Tests performed using IOZone tool in SMB file systems. PC used: Core2 Duo 2 Ghz /1 GB RAM / Network card RealTek / Crossed cable / XP Professional for 64KB I/O, Vista Professional for 1MB I/O. Performance depends on file system used, file size, and may vary from one drive to another. ** 1TB (Terabyte) = 1000GB. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 10–15% less). *** RAID 1 is available only if there are two disks in the array. ? Please see http://www.networkupstools.org/compat/stable.html for a list of supported UPSs. ?? NAS must be rsync-compatible; for LaCie NAS, both client and server must be running NAS OS 2.2 or later. ??? Refer to our website for a list of supported printers.
Special Features 
iSCSI target Quota management Time Machine® compatible Print server??? Download (torrent) machine
Backup Solutions 
PC to NAS: using client software (Time Machine, Windows Backup, etc.) NAS to DAS: scheduled, automatic, and restore NAS to NAS: scheduled, encrypted, compressed, and automatic to local or remote NAS??
Environment & Power 
Automatic standby mode; Scheduled ON/OFF Wake on LAN Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) support?
Release Date
First seen
5 March 2010