LaCie Bolt3

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Pull off your ultra high-res projects with the world’s fastest desktop storage. Break open bottlenecks and tighten up 4K–6K video workflows with blistering Thunderbolt 3 speeds and a reliable, new industrial design.

PERFORMANCE

Create at the speed of lightning.

The very fastest I/O.


For the Bolt3, LaCie harnessed the breakthrough performance potential of the Thunderbolt 3 I/O and paired it with the absolute fastest SSDs on the market. With a pair of M.2 PCIe SSDs striped together into a 2TB volume, the result is astonishing speeds of up to 2800MB/s.

For transfers in minutes, not hours.
INGEST 1HR OF FOOTAGE***


That kind of speed slashes time off nearly every task in your post-production workflow. Ingest RAW footage from RED® or Blackmagic® cinema cameras in a fraction of the time. Transcode 4/5/6K footage much faster using Adobe® Premiere® Pro or DaVinci Resolve. Then transfer a terabyte of footage from the Bolt3 to RAID storage—such as the LaCie 12big Thunderbolt 3—in minutes instead of hours.

THUNDERBOLT 3

More speed. More pixels. More possibilities.

The USB-C that does it all.

Thunderbolt 3 brings Thunderbolt performance to USB-C connectivity at electrifying speeds of up to 40Gb/s, creating a single compact port that does it all. Thunderbolt 3 permits daisy chaining and provides four times the data and twice the video bandwidth of any other cable, while also supplying power.

Compatible with Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2
It's possible to connect the Bolt3 to devices with previous generations of Thunderbolt. Just use a Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 adapter (sold separately).
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To level up your workspace.

This means you can daisy chain one USB-C (USB 3.1) or up to five Thunderbolt 3 devices, connect dual 4K displays, and even power a compatible laptop**—all through a single USB-C cable connected to your computer. With two 4K displays, you can spread out your workspace by dedicating one display to your timeline and the other to previewing 4K footage, for example. Thunderbolt 3 delivers double the performance and versatility of any other interface.

RELIABILITY

Built for dependability, from the outside in.

The LaCie Bolt3 is brilliantly engineered for the long term—from the enclosure to the internal components—to endure intensive storage tasks.

Aluminum enclosure
Each product is individually Computer Numerical Control machined from solid aluminum blocks for rigid durability and heat dissipation.

DESIGN

Engineered down to the last detail.

"The LaCie Bolt3 is a concept reduced to its essence: a rectangle tilted onto its corner, melting into its base like quicksilver."
– Neil Poulton, industrial designer

Magnetized cable door

Stays closed during normal use to conceal interface and power supply ports, but swings open to enable easy access.

Removable display stand

The stand securely docks the product with powerful neodymium magnets—and detaches for easy transport.

Magnetized cable door

Stays closed during normal use to conceal interface and power supply ports, but swings open to enable easy access.

Removable display stand

The stand securely docks the product with powerful neodymium magnets—and detaches for easy transport.

What's Included

  • LaCie Bolt3
  • Magnetic display stand
  • USB-C (Thunderbolt 3 40Gb/s) cable
  • Power supply
  • Cleaning cloth
  • Quick Install Guide

* * Actual data rates may vary depending on operating environment and other factors.
** Delivers up to 20W to power compatible laptops.
*** Based on 64GB per hour of 4K GoPro footage  and 764GB per hour of 4K ProRes 4444 XQ footage . Quantitative usage examples for various applications are for illustrative purposes.

Thunderbolt and the Thunderbolt logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S and/or other countries.

When referring to drive capacity, one gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes and one terabyte, or TB, equals one thousand billion bytes. Your computer’s operating system may use a different standard of measurement and report a lower capacity. In addition, some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and will not be available for data storage.

Internal Storage Media
Interfaces
Interface Transfer Rates (maximum theoretical bus speed)
Performance Benchmark
Interface Technology
Daisy Chain
Security
Cooling
Power Supply
Dimensions (W × H × D)
Weight
What’s Included
Software
Minimum System Requirements
Comments
2 × M.2 PCIe SSDs
Dual Thunderbolt 3
40Gb/s
2800MB/s reads
Bi-directional, dual-protocol, and supports dual 4K displays or one 5K display
Connect up to five Thunderbolt 3 or one USB 3.1 device or a high-resolution display via a single USB-C cable
AES 256-bit software encryption**
All-aluminum, heat-dissipating enclosure
Innovative interior cooling with thermoregulated blower and heat sink
100-240 V; 50/60 Hz; 60W
115 × 203 × 25 mm / 4.5 × 8 × 1 in.
785 g / 1.7 lbs (excl. display stand)
LaCie Bolt3
Magnetic display stand
USB-C (Thunderbolt 3 40Gb/s) cable
Power supply
Cleaning cloth
Quick Install Guide
Intego® Backup Manager Pro
LaCie Private-Public (protect data with AES 256-bit encryption**)
Download product software from here.
Computer with a USB-C (Thunderbolt 3) port
Latest version of Mac OS® X 10.10 and later / Latest version of Windows® 8 and later
Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended
Note: Your PC may need updates for the Thunderbolt 3 ports to function properly. See here for more information.
* Actual data rates may vary depending on operating environment and other factors.
** Encryption software is only available via download and is not available in Russia.
When referring to drive capacity, one gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes and one terabyte, or TB, equals one thousand billion bytes. Your computer’s operating system may use a different standard of measurement and report a lower capacity. In addition, some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and will not be available for data storage.