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LaCie Rugged RAID Shuttle User Manual
LaCie Rugged RAID Shuttle 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:

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

The USB-C port on LaCie Rugged RAID Shuttle is USB 3.1 Gen 1. You can connect your Rugged RAID Shuttle to any USB-C or USB-A port but transfer rates vary. See below for more details.

Cables

Rugged RAID Shuttle is shipped with two cables for universal compatibility with modern computers.

USB-C to USB-C cable

For optimal transfer rates, use the USB-C to USB-C cable to connect your computer to the USB 3.1 Gen 1 port on Rugged RAID Shuttle.

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USB-C to USB-A cable

Use the USB-C to USB-A cable to connect Rugged RAID Shuttle to a computer’s USB-A port (USB 3.0 or USB 2.0).

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Transfer rates with USB-A connections have the potential to reach the following speeds:

PortTransfer rates
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 up to 5Gb/s
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 up to 480Mb/s