LaCie d2 Thunderbolt 3 USB-C User Manual
LaCie d2 Thunderbolt 3 USB-C User Manual

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LaCie d2 Thunderbolt 3 Advanced Storage

LaCie d2 Thunderbolt 3

The LaCie d2 Thunderbolt 3 features:

  • Desktop convenience
  • Aluminum front and all-metal enclosure
  • Two Thunderbolt 3 technology ports, up to 40Gb/s bi-directional per port
  • USB 3.1 port, up to 5Gb/s
  • Daisy chain Thunderbolt 3 devices (up to 6 Thunderbolt products, plus one USB-C or DisplayPort device)
 Note: Any non-Thunderbolt 3 devices must be connected to the end of the daisy chain.

Thunderbolt 3

Thunderbolt 3 features and support

Thunderbolt 3 technology provides the fastest data and high-end video transfers over a single, versatile connector. While previous generations of Thunderbolt technology offered impressive transfer rates up to 20Gb/s bi-directional, Thunderbolt 3 doubles the potential up to 40Gb/s bi-directional when connected to other Thunderbolt 3 devices. Further, Thunderbolt 3 gives priority to the video stream, apportioning the required bandwidth for playback. This is a critical advantage when working with high-end video and 3D graphics.

Thunderbolt 3 uses a USB-C connector specially labeled with a thunderbolt icon. Since Thunderbolt 3 is protocol agnostic, it supports connections from the following interfaces:

  • USB 2.0, USB 3.0 and USB 3.1
  • DisplayPort 1.1 and 1.2a
  • Thunderbolt 20Gb/s and Thunderbolt 40Gb/s
  • Ethernet (with adapter)

Non-Thunderbolt 3 devices that feature USB-C ports can be connected to the Thunderbolt 3 port to terminate a daisy chain and, if compatible, to take advantage of the power delivery option for charging batteries.