LaCie Porsche Design Desktop Drive User Manual
LaCie Porsche Design Desktop Drive User Manual

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Welcome to the user manual for the LaCie Porsche Design Desktop Drive. This exciting family of hard drives combines Porsche Design’s sophisticated solid aluminum design with LaCie's cutting-edge technology. Connect its USB-C port to your computer for fast transfers of all your data.

Review this user manual for instructions on how to connect your hard drive to your computer. If this manual doesn't answer your questions or if you are having trouble, consult the Frequently asked questions section to help resolve common issues.

For advanced troubleshooting or to report a problem with your LaCie device, contact LaCie customer support.

Box content

  • LaCie Porsche Design Desktop Drive
  • USB-C–to–USB-C cable
  • USB-C–to–USB Type A adapter cable (compatible with Type A USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports)
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Complete software suite: LaCie Private-Public, LaCie Backup Assistant, LaCie Desktop Manager (Eco Mode)
  Note: A PDF of this user manual and software utilities are pre-loaded on the drive.
  Important info: Save your packaging. In the event that the drive should need to be repaired or serviced, it must be returned in its original packaging.

Minimum system requirements

You can connect your LaCie device to a computer that meets the following minimum requirements:

  • Windows 7 or higher
  • Mac OS X 10.7 or higher
  Note: For optimal performance, connect the product to a USB-C host port on your computer. To achieve full interface bandwidth, you can also connect the Porsche Design Desktop Drive to a USB 3.0 port on a computer or device. Connecting the Porsche Design Desktop Drive to a USB 2.0 port reduces performance to USB 2.0 transfer rates.

Power sharing

Connect a laptop that supports power sharing via its USB-C port to LaCie Porsche Desktop. You can access LaCie Porsche Desktop's storage and charge the laptop's battery at the same time.

LaCie Porsche Desktop must receive power via the included power cable to charge compatible devices.

  Important info: LaCie is not responsible for devices that experience harm, damage or malfunction when connected to LaCie Porsche Desktop.