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Connect the included power cable in the order listed below.
Confirm the type of USB port on your computer, and then choose the appropriate cable to connect 2big RAID.
For optimal transfer rates, use the USB-C to USB-C cable to connect 2big RAID to a USB-C port (USB 3.1 or Thunderbolt 3) on your computer.
Use the USB-C to USB-A (USB 3.0 or USB 2.0) cable if your computer doesn’t have a USB-C port.
The setup process lets you:
|Register your device||Get the most from your device with easy access to information and support.|
|Install Toolkit||Manage Sync Plus plans and more.|
Using a file manager such as File Explorer or Finder, open LaCie 2big RAID and launch Start Here Mac or Start Here Win.
Enter your information and click Register.
Click the Download button.
Using a file manager such as Finder or File Explorer, go to the folder where you receive downloads.
Click on the SeagateToolkit.exe file to launch the application.
LaCie 2big RAID is configured RAID 0 for full storage capacity and formatted exFAT for compatibility with macOS and Windows. Install Toolkit to help you initially set up the drives for performance or protection. See RAID Setup in the Toolkit user manual for details.
If you use 2big RAID with only one type of computer, you can optimize file copy performance by formatting the drives in the native file system for your operating system. Choose one of the following methods to optimize your drive:
In order to avoid file system corruption, it’s important to unmount the drive volumes before disconnecting the interface cable. See Safely Remove LaCie 2big RAID From Your Computer for details.