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Lacie-d2-network-2.5918301
6.2 out of 10

LaCie d2 Network 2

Network Storage Type: Network Storage Server Form Factor: In Read more

Great Deal: $179.00

Reviews and Problems with LaCie d2 Network 2

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Overall 2
2.0

The $200 drive for only $500!

QAQC, Amazon
23 February 2014
  • Summary: * I bought this drive for $200. * Then I had to pay a guy $250 when the drive failed (windows completely stopped recognizing it) I had a good amount of files on this, both work and personal. * Once the drive was returned (I'm lucky I didn't have to spend $500 to have my files retrieved) I purchased another enclosure for the information (the company was able to retrieve about 110GB out nearly 700GB) pulled from the busted LaCie drive.
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Overall 2
2.0

Worst Back-up drive

Joseph Banker, Amazon
17 February 2014
  • Summary: This was recommended for a back up network drive for apple products. This thing is a piece of garbage. Very difficult to set up, then it appeared and dropped off my network all the time. I was never sure if I had a valid back-up or not. Of course, I had a hard drive issue and could not retrieve the data. Had to go to an outside service to get it back from the damaged drive. Bought a new WD MyCloud and am much happier.
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Overall 2
2.0

Factory Defect

Marcelo Ascencao, Amazon
12 August 2013
  • Summary: Unfortunately the product did not work factory imperfection. Factory techinical assistance does not solve the problem.
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Overall 2
2.0

Fatally flawed

Steveone03, Amazon
14 June 2013
  • Summary: I've owned this unit for 2 months to house my music (60,000 songs) and years of family photos since my kids were infants. Yesterday iTunes could not find the songs on the device. When I looked at the Public folder which contained years and years of music and photos it was empty. We tried to access the LaCie Network Assistant but it didn't recognize my login and password. Now, any other piece of software would just let you reset a password, right? Not LaCie.
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Overall 2
2.0

Loud "clicking" noise considered normal by LaCie customer support.

CoolHand71, Amazon
2 April 2013
  • Summary: In past years I have been quite happy with the overall quality and reliability of LaCie products. However this experience with the LaCie D2 NAS drive may have soured me on this brand. Basic setup went okay, mostly because I have years in the tech industry and could sort out what the limitations of the drive after some trial an error. Transfer speeds over gigabit ranged between 40 and 70 MB (megaBYTES) per second, which I guess are okay.
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Overall 2
2.0

Would NOT buy again

ZP, Amazon
11 February 2013
  • Summary: I bought this for network storage at home. A place to keep all files to include media files. Although this device has an ethernet connection for network storage the transfer speed is too slow to play a movie. Hate it… Hate it… Hate it… Lacie support verified what I just stated and told me that I should have read the details better. Well, I guess they are right. Not buying another Lacie device - EVER!
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Overall 2
2.0

it's over heating

O. GOMEZ, Amazon
25 January 2013
  • Summary: even idle running the unit is overheating, I can't see working a full load, it'll fire.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bad luck

NoBose, Amazon
23 April 2012
  • Summary: We really wanted this unit to work. Build quality was nice. Unit is sturdy. We could never make unit work...always said it couldn't find LaCie on network. We ordered a second one and could only make it show up by hooking direct with network cable. When we go into programming, it was way too difficult. I had 2 network technicians (one with a degree in networking) trying to make it work for 40-minutes before I told them to stop and repak the unit.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not very fast. GUI is unresponsive during transfers. Support abysmal. Media server is garbage.

EvanD, Amazon
25 September 2011
  • Summary: Update: I have returned this drive. In addition to the terrible GUI response/behavior described below, I also experienced horrible customer support.. Basically they were either unresponsive or the answer was to basically stop transferring files to the drive. IT'S A STORAGE DEVICE!!!! What else would I do with it!? Anyway, the DLNA (media server) is also not very good.
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Overall 2
2.0

Jusr don't get Lacie Drives

Milon, Amazon
22 August 2011
  • Summary: Got this drive to connect to local network with mainly macs. First issue was the transfer speeds were really (really) slow, then it broke. My other Lacie drive (a 2.5" USB) broke this morning. I can only conclude that although they look pretty they are utterly unreliable and not to be trusted with your data. Bewarned!!!
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