LaCie Rugged SSD Pro User Manual
LaCie Rugged SSD Pro User Manual

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LaCie® Rugged® SSD Pro features a Seagate® FireCuda® NVMe SSD, providing speeds of up to 2800MB/s1 for file transfers and rendering.

For common questions and answers about your device, see Frequently Asked Questions or visit LaCie customer support.

Box content

  • LaCie Rugged SSD Pro
  • Thunderbolt 3 (40Gb/s) cable
  Important—Save your packaging. If you experience problems with your device and want to exchange it, the device must be returned in its original packaging.

Minimum system requirements


Only connect LaCie Rugged SSD Pro to USB-C ports of the following type:

  • Thunderbolt 3
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2

Transfer rates vary (see Cables and Connectors).

 Due to power delivery limitations, do not connect LaCie Rugged SSD Pro to USB Type A ports of any kind.

Operating system

  • Windows® 10 or higher
  • macOS® 10.14 or higher

Minimum free disk space

  • 600MB recommended 

Ingress Protection rating

The Ingress Protection (IP) rating is a standard for defining the types of protection supported by equipment and devices. The two-digit code for IP lets users know the conditions that the device can withstand. The two digits are independent, with each number representing a different level of protection.

Rugged SSD Pro is rated IP67.

6: Dust tightNo ingress of dust. Complete protection against contact (dust tight).
7: Immersion up to 1m— Ingress of water in harmful quantity shall not be possible when the enclosure is immersed in water under defined conditions of pressure and time (up to 1 m of submersion).

Rugged SSD Pro has also been tested for the following:

  • Drop resistance—Dropped from heights up to 3 meters (in non-operating mode).


1 Data rates may vary depending on operating environment, interface, and capacity.