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Your hard drive features a status light that provides general information about the product. Refer to the chart below for details.
|On and steady||Drive is on|
|Off||Drive is off|
USB is a serial input/output technology for connecting peripheral devices to a computer. USB-C is the latest implementation of this standard and it provides higher bandwidth and new power management features.
Transfer rates can attain up to 5Gb/s as opposed to USB 2.0's 480Mb/s. This means USB-C is theoretically up to ten times faster than its predecessor.
Your LaCie drive is shipped with two cables for universal compatibility with all modern computers:
Use the USB-C–to–USB-C cable to ensure maximum data transfer performance when used with compatible ports. Connecting your product is easy since the USB-C cable is identical on both ends.
|Connector face||Cable end|
Use the USB-C–to–USB 3.0/2.0 Type A cable for compatibility with computers that do not have a USB-C port. The USB-C end is connected to the LaCie hard drive and the Type A end is connected to the computer’s USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 Type A port. Drive performance is limited to USB 2.0 transfer rates when connected to a USB 2.0 port.