LaCie 2big Dock  User Manual
LaCie 2big Dock  User Manual

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Getting Started

Connect power cable

  1. Connect the power supply to the power input port on LaCie 2big Dock.
  2. Connect the power cord to the power supply.
  3. Connect the power cord to a live power socket.

Connect to computer

Use the Thunderbolt 3 cable to connect 2big Dock to your computer. Make sure that the cable is:

  • Connected to the host port to the left on the back panel, and not the peripheral/daisy chain port.
  • Connected to a USB-C port on your computer that supports Thunderbolt and/or USB.

Set up LaCie 2big Dock

The setup process lets you:

Register LaCie 2big Dock Get the most from your drive with easy access to information and support.
Install Toolkit Manage mirror folders and backup plans, automate imports from memory cards, control LED settings, and more.
  Your computer must be connected to the internet to register your device and install Toolkit.

Start here

Using a file manager such as Finder or File Explorer, open LaCie 2big Dock and launch Start Here Mac or Start Here Win.

Register your device

Enter your information and click Register.

Download Toolkit

Click the Download button.

Install Toolkit

Using a file manager such as Finder or File Explorer, go to the folder where you receive downloads.

Open the file. Click on the LaCie Toolkit Installer to launch the application.
Click on the LaCieToolkit.exe file to launch the application.
 Your computer must be connected to the internet to install and run Toolkit.

For details on Toolkit features, see the LaCie Toolkit user manual.

Storage format

2big Dock is preformatted exFAT for compatibility with both Windows and Mac computers. If you use the drive with only one type of computer, you can optimize file copy performance by formatting it in the native file system for your operating system. See Optional Formatting and Partitioning for details.

Disconnecting the drive

In order to avoid file system corruption, it's important to unmount LaCie 2big Dock's volumes before disconnecting the interface cable. See Safely Remove From Your Computer for details.