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LaCie Rugged SSD  User Manual
LaCie Rugged SSD  User Manual

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Cables and Connectors

USB-C protocols

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.

USB-C supports many protocols:

Hi-Speed USB 2.0 transfer rates up to 480Mb/s
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 transfer rates up to 5Gb/s
USB 3.1 Gen 1 transfer rates up to 5Gb/s
USB 3.1 Gen 2 transfer rates up to 10Gb/s
Thunderbolt 3 transfer rates up to 40Gb/s

The USB-C port on the LaCie Rugged SSD is USB 3.1 Gen 2. You can connect your Rugged SSD to any USB-C or USB Type A (USB 3.0) port.

Cables

Rugged SSD is delivered with two cables for universal compatibility with modern computers.

USB 3.1 (USB-C) cable

For optimal transfer rates up to 10Gb/s, use the USB 3.1 (USB-C) cable to connect Rugged SSD. Connecting the device is easy since the cable is identical on both ends.

USB 3.1 (USB-C)–to–USB Type A cable

Use the USB 3.1 (USB-C)–to–USB Type A cable to connect Rugged SSD to a computer’s USB Type A (USB 3.0) port.