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Pros trust Rugged drives.

For over a decade, LaCie Rugged® drives have thrived where only the toughest survive—the film sets, photo shoots, and music studios of the world’s most influential creative pros. Why? Because LaCie Rugged products are the industry’s most trusted way to capture and transport data in the field.

4MRugged drives shipped

Reliable. Fast. Versatile.

design by neil poulton

Shield your data.

Drop resistant
Shock resistant
Unauthorized access resistant
SSD option

Access it fast.

Thunderbolt
USB 3.0
RAID 0
SSD option

On any computer.

USB-C
USB 3.0
Compact size
Bus powered
PC/Mac® ready

Rugged Thunderbolt™

With the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt, even if you go off-road, your project stays on time. Thanks to IP54-rated resistance to the elements and blindingly-fast speeds through the integrated Thunderbolt cable, you don’t have to compromise between durability, mobility, and speed.

“I’ve always felt LaCie’s reliability was unmatched….It’s clear that choosing LaCie [Rugged Thunderbolt] was the best investment I could have made.Michael Churton, documentary filmmaker READ MORE

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Rugged RAID

The LaCie Rugged RAID is the field-proven way to safely carry or capture a massive amount of data. Adapting to your needs for performance or complete data security, this Rugged storage lets you choose hardware RAID 0 for up to 240MB/s speeds* or RAID 1 for excellent data protection. Either way, your data is safe from water, dust, drops, and crushing.

“I am an absolute fan of the LaCie Rugged collection. I travel with a LaCie Rugged RAID. It’s so quick and smooth for what I do—[the Rugged] is just perfect.”Kike Calvo, pro photographer READ MORE

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Rugged USB-C

This drive marries legendary Rugged durability with a cutting-edge USB-C port for compatibility with next-generation computers like the latest Apple® Macbook®. Beyond being rain, drop, and crush resistant, the LaCie Rugged USB-C is also backwards compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.

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Rugged Mini

With capacities up to 4TB, the LaCie Rugged Mini is the perfect choice when you want to securely carry tons of files and access them from USB 3.0 computers. Its compact size makes it easy to slip into a backpack, purse, or laptop case.

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Rugged Triple

When you need to securely carry a media library and access it from FireWire 800 or USB 3.0 computers, opt for the LaCie Rugged Triple. With dual FireWire ports, you can daisy chain other peripherals to your computer. This Rugged drive is also among the toughest in its family with a 6.6-foot (5-meter) drop resistance.**

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Product Comparison

 
 
Rugged Thunderbolt
Rugged RAID
Rugged USB-C
Rugged Mini
Rugged Triple
Strengths Performance
Durability
Compatibility
RAID performance
Durability
Capacity
Mobility
Compatibility
Capacity
Mobility
Capacity
Legacy compatibility
Daisy chain
Max. Capacity 2TB (HDD)
1TB (SSD)
4TB 4TB 4TB 2TB
Interface Transfer Rate* 387MB/s (SSD)
130MB/s (HDD)
240MB/s 130MB/s 130MB/s 110MB/s
Interface 1 × Thunderbolt (integrated)
1 × USB 3.0
1 × Thunderbolt (integrated)
1 × USB 3.0
1 × USB-C (USB 3.0 compatible) 1 × USB 3.0 1 × USB 3.0
2 × FireWire 800
Drop Resistance** 6.6-ft (2m) 5-ft (1.5m) 4-ft (1.2m) 4-ft (1.2m) 6.6-ft (2m)
Crush Resistance*** 1-ton car 1-ton car 1-ton car 1-ton car
Environmental Resistance IP54 rated: water/dust IP54 rated: water/dust Rain Rain
Incl. Cables & Adapters Thunderbolt (integrated) USB 3.0 Thunderbolt (integrated) USB 3.0 USB-C
USB 3.0 adapter
USB 3.0 USB 3.0
FireWire 800
Limited Warranty 3-year 3-year 2-year 2-year 3-year

 

* Actual data rates may vary depending on operating environment and other factors, such as chosen interface, RAID mode, and disk capacity.
** In non-operating mode.
*** Determined by a test that approximates a real-world scenario in which the hard drive remained functional despite aesthetic damage after the product was driven over by an approximately 1-ton car (1000 kg/ 2205 lbs).

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

Model Data Sheet User Manual Capacity Storage Type Interface Max. Speeds Drop Resistance
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt™ 250GB (SSD) 
LAC9000490

3-year warranty

250GB SSD 1 × Thunderbolt 1 × USB 3.0 387MB/s*
LaCie Rugged Mini 500GB
LAC301556

2-year warranty

500GB HDD 1 × USB 3.0 130MB/s* Drops: 4-ft (1.2m)**
LaCie Rugged Triple USB 3.0 500GB
LAC301983

2-year warranty

500GB HDD 1 × USB 3.0 2 × FireWire 800 110MB/s* Drops: 6.6-ft (2m)**
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt™ 500GB (SSD) 
LAC9000491

2-year warranty

500GB SSD 1 × Thunderbolt 1 × USB 3.0 387MB/s* 6.6-ft (2m)**
LaCie Rugged Triple USB 3.0 1TB
LAC301984

2-year warranty

1TB HDD 1 × USB 3.0 2 × FireWire 800 110MB/s* Drops: 6.6-ft (2m)**
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt™ 1TB (SSD)
LAC9000602

3-year warranty

1TB SSD 1 × Thunderbolt 1 × USB 3.0 387MB/s* 6.6-ft (2m)**
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt™ 1TB 
LAC9000488

3-year warranty

1TB HDD 1 × Thunderbolt 1 × USB 3.0 130MB/s*
LaCie Rugged Mini 1TB
LAC301558

2-year warranty

1TB HDD 1 × USB 3.0 130MB/s* Drops: 4-ft (1.2m)**
Rugged USB-C 1TB
STFR1000400

2-year warranty

1TB HDD 1 × USB-C (USB 3.0 130MB/s* Drops: 4-ft (1.2m)**
Rugged USB-C 2TB
STFR2000400

2-year warranty

2TB HDD 1 × USB-C (USB 3.0 compatible) 130MB/s* Drops: 4-ft (1.2m)**
LaCie Rugged Triple USB 3.0 2TB
LAC9000448

2-year warranty

2TB HDD 1 × USB 3.0 2 × FireWire 800 110MB/s* Drops: 6.6-ft (2m)**
LaCie Rugged Mini 2TB
LAC9000298

2-year warranty

2TB HDD 1 × USB 3.0 130MB/s*
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt™ 2TB 
LAC9000489

3-year warranty

2TB HDD 1 × Thunderbolt 1 × USB 3.0 130MB/s* 6.6-ft (2m)**
Rugged USB-C 4TB
STFR4000400

2-year warranty

4TB HDD 1 × USB-C (USB 3.0 compatible) 130MB/s* Drops: 4-ft (1.2m)**
LaCie Rugged RAID 4TB 
LAC9000601

3-year warranty

4TB 2 × HDD (RAID 0/1) 1 × Thunderbolt 1 × USB 3.0 240MB/s* Drops: 5-ft (1.5m)**
LaCie Rugged Mini 4TB
LAC9000633

2-year warranty

4TB HDD 1 × USB 3.0 130MB/s*
Interface Transfer Rates

Thunderbolt: 10Gb/s***
USB-C: 5Gb/s
USB 3.0: 5Gb/s
FireWire 800: 800Mb/s

Minimum System Requirements

Computer with a Thunderbolt, USB-C, USB 3.0, FireWire 800, or USB 2.0 port Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended

Operating system:
  • Thunderbolt: Latest version of Windows® 7, Windows 8 / Mac OS® X 10.6.8 or later
  • USB-C: Latest version of Windows 7 and later / Mac OS X 10.5 and later
  • USB 3.0: Latest version of Windows 7, Windows 8 / Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • FireWire 800: Latest version of Windows 7, Windows 8 / Mac OS X 10.6 or later
Software

LaCie Backup Assistant (simple, user-friendly backup for PC and Mac)
LaCie Setup Assistant (product configuration)
LaCie Private-Public (protect data with AES 256-bit encryption▲)

Footnote

* Actual data rates may vary depending on operating environment and other factors, such as chosen interface, RAID mode, and disk capacity.

** In non-operating mode.

*** Maximum theoretical bus speed.

▲ Encryption software is only available via download and is not available in Russia.