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LaCie d2 Professional features a multi-functional LED and power button on the front of the enclosure.
In most instances, d2 Professional powers on automatically when connected to a computer and an active power source. However, the LED button can be used to power on the device if the following two conditions are met:
To power on the device, push the LED button for one second.
Follow the steps below to turn the device off:
Your d2 Professional can conserve energy by entering power-saving mode. The hard drive within the enclosure spins down to reduce power consumption when the device is in power-saving mode. Power-saving mode can extend the life of the hard drive by sparing it from working during extended periods of inactivity.
You can place d2 Professional in power-saving mode using the LED button.
To wake up the device, apply another short press to the LED button.
You can initiate power-saving mode on your computer.
To exit power-saving mode, review the table below:
|Entering power-saving mode||Exiting power-saving mode|
The host computer placed the product into power-saving mode due to inactivity.
Access d2 Professional’s volume on the host computer. For example, copy files to its volume.
The computer is in sleep mode.
Wake up the computer.
The LED helps you identify the general status of your d2 Professional.
|Off||The device is turned off. The USB-C cable is not connected to a computer that is turned on and/or the power cable is not connected to a live power outlet.|
|Solid blue||Device is ready.|
|Blinking blue||During normal operation, the LED blinks to indicate access to the hard drive.|
|Slow blinking blue, 10 second interval||The device is in power-saving mode because the host computer is in sleep mode.|
|Fast blinking blue||Device is starting up or shutting down.|
|Blinking red, 1 second interval||Temperature warning.|
LaCie d2 Professional powers on automatically when it meets the following two conditions: