LaCie Rugged USB-C User Manual
LaCie Rugged USB-C User Manual

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Welcome to the user manual for LaCie Rugged USB-C. The most portable of LaCie's field-tested Rugged hard drive range, Rugged USB-C gives you USB 3.1 Gen 1 transfer rates. Additionally, Rugged USB-C's casing is small and lightweight for easy travel and it withstands bumps and drops of up to 1.2 meters. Professionals and enthusiasts can appreciate LaCie Rugged USB-C's durability while enjoying high-end performance when connected to a computer with a USB 3.1 Gen 1 port.

Review this user manual for instructions how to connect your LaCie Rugged USB-C to your computer. For common questions and answers about your hard drive, please see Frequently asked questions.

You can get the latest tips regarding your product and updated technical information at LaCie customer support.

Box content

  • LaCie Rugged USB-C
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (USB-C) cable
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB-C)–to–USB Type A cable (compatible with Type A USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports)
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Software: LaCie Backup Assistant
  Note: A PDF of this user manual and software utilities are pre-loaded on the drive.
  Important info: Save your packaging. If you experience problems with your hard drive and want to exchange it, the hard drive 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 up to 5Gb/s, connect the product to a USB 3.1 Gen 1 or USB 3.0 host port on your computer. Connecting LaCie Rugged USB-C to a USB 2.0 port reduces performance to USB 2.0 transfer rates, up to 480Mb/s.