2big Professional 2-bay RAID Drives

Professional RAID Made Easy.

Whether you’re a seasoned creative pro or just getting started, the LaCie 2big family has something for everyone: a docking solution with an array of helpful ports and card slots; hardware RAID 0/1 for controlling speed, capacity, or data redundancy; huge capacity for archiving; smooth USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 speeds; Rescue Data Recovery services for long-term peace of mind; and enterprise-class drives dishing out intense performance so you can do what you do—better.

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Our Most Powerful | 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3

Great innovation is often born from great challenge. So when modern USB-C laptops eliminated many of the ports and slots crucial to the creative process, we went straight to the drawing board. The result is 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3—a solution that gives back everything you need for a streamlined workflow.

 

 

USB 3.0 Hub
Via the front-facing hub, charge your phone or connect a shuttle drive or digital camera to offload footage and files.


Dual Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Daisy chain up to 5 additional LaCie 2big drives or other Thunderbolt or USB-C solutions.


SD and CF Card Slots
Directly ingest files from your drone, DSLR, GoPro®, and other devices with the front-facing memory card slots.

CF/SD cards sold separately.


DisplayPort
Connect to high-resolution 720-1080p and 4K displays.

 
 

USB 3.1 Port
Compatible with USB-C and USB 3.0 computers via the included adapter cable.

USB 3.0 Hub
Via the front-facing hub, charge your phone or connect a shuttle drive or digital camera to offload footage or files.

SD and CF Card Slots
Directly ingest files from your drone, DSLR, GoPro®, and other devices with the front-facing memory card slots.

CF/SD cards sold separately.

Dual Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Power your laptop while simultaneously daisy chaining up to 5 additional LaCie 2big drives or other Thunderbolt™ or USB-C solutions.

USB 3.1 Port
Universal compatibility with USB-C and USB 3.0 computers via the included adapter cable.

DisplayPort
Connect to high-resolution 720-1080p and 4K displays.

Thunderbolt and
Thunderbolt 2 Ready.

Using an older-gen Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 Mac computer? You can still tap into the intense speeds of 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3 by using the Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter.

*The Mac must be running macOS Sierra 10.12 or later and transfer rates are based upon the speed of the connection, up to 10Gb/s for Thunderbolt and up to 20Gb/s for Thunderbolt 2. For details and potential restrictions, see Apple Support.

ENTERPRISE-CLASS DRIVES

Tough. Ready. Scalable.

Enterprise-Class Drives


LaCie 2big Dock feature Seagate® IronWolf™ Pro for

  • Multi-drive environments
  • A wide range of capacities
  • RAID optimization
  • Superior power management
  • 300TB/year workloads

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Compatibility list

Peace of Mind


IronWolf Pro drives are covered with a 5-year limited warranty that includes Rescue Data Recovery Services. If something goes wrong, we will replace your drive and recover your files with one in-lab data recovery service at no additional cost.

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Monitor Drive Health


With LaCie RAID Manager, easily monitor your system’s health via audible alarm and email alerts.


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2big Thunderbolt 2

OVERVIEW

2big Thunderbolt 2


For early-generation Thunderbolt environments, the LaCie 2big Thunderbolt 2 offers up to 16TB of versatile storage. Delivering speeds of up to 440MB/s and dual Thunderbolt 2 ports for 4K workflows, it’s compatible with both PC and Mac®, thanks to USB 3.0.

2big RAID Solutions: Built for Solid Workflows

Hardware RAID. Simplified.

Whether you’re new to 2-bay hardware RAID or a seasoned pro, LaCie RAID Manager makes it easy to configure any 2big for speed, capacity, or data redundancy. It even helps you monitor the system’s health via email notifications.

Featured below: 2big RAID with IronWolf Pro

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RAID 0
For PERFORMANCE
-Stripe Mode-
Drives are striped together and function like one large drive, enabling max speed and capacity.
RAID 1
For REDUNDANCY
-Mirror Mode-
Drives mirror each other, meaning data is automatically the same on both drives. If one fails, the other has your back.
JBOD
For FLEXIBILITY
-Just a Bunch of Disks-
Drives function independently, offering two separate drives in one enclosure.

Fierce Internal Hard Drives.

IronWolf Pro enterprise-class drives live inside our latest-gen 2big solutions—and they’re the secret sauce to sprinting past goals and deadlines. Supporting up to 300TB/year workloads, they’re specifically designed for RAID and high-speed 7200-RPM performance, delivering smooth power management, massive capacity, and 24×7 reliability. And for ultimate peace of mind they’re covered by a 5-year warranty.

Store up to

900hrs

Of 4K footage1

Store up to

280K

Raw images2

In 1 minute, transfer

1hr

of 4K footage3


Learn More about IronWolf Pro.         See Compatibility list.

Rescue Data Recovery Services.

When it comes to unpredictable events such as water damage to your studio or a natural disaster, we’ve got your back. 2big includes Rescue Data Recovery Services lasting the length of your warranty. We’ll work tirelessly to help you save your data and money with one in-lab recovery service.4

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Tell Your Story. Your Way.

Turn your raw footage into flawless productions with a one-month complimentary membership to Adobe® Creative Cloud® All Apps plan.5

Explore the entire collection of desktop and mobile apps—ranging from essentials like Adobe Photoshop CC and Premiere Pro CC to innovative new tools for photography, 3D compositing, and more.

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Choose Your 2big

 

2big Dock
Thunderbolt™ 3

2big RAID
USB 3.1 Gen2

 
Hardware RAID 0, 1, JBOD
LaCie RAID Manager
4K footage stored (RAID 0) Over 900hrs1 Up to 520hrs1
Max Speed (RAID 0) Up to 490MB/s3 Up to 440MB/s3
Docking capabilities -
Thunderbolt compatibility Thunderbolt 3,Thunderbolt, and Thunderbolt 2 (with Apple adapter) Thunderbolt 3
Daisy chain -
USB compatibility USB 3.1 (Type C)
USB 3.0
USB 3.1 (Type C)
USB 3.0
Seagate IronWolf Pro Enterprise-Class Drives
Limited Warranty and Data Rescue Services 5-year 5-year
One-Month Adobe All Apps Plan
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What’s Included

  • LaCie 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3
  • USB-C (USB 3.1 and Thunderbolt 3 capable) cable
  • USB 3.0 (USB-C to USB-A) adapter
  • Hard disks
  • External power supply
  • Quick Install Guide 

1 On average, 1 hour of 4K 30fps compressed footage creates 30GB of data. Storage rates vary depending on capacity.
2 Based on the average RAW image size of 100MB on a DSLR. Storage rates vary depending on capacity.
3 Actual data rates may vary depending on operating environment and other factors, such as RAID mode, RAID configuration, chosen interface, and drive capacity. Refer to specs page for more information.
4 * Eligible for one (1) In-Lab Data Recovery attempt during the term of coverage. For more information, visit https://www.lacie.com/products/services/rescue-data-recovery-services.
5 One-month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps plan is redeemable during product registration. Internet connection and Adobe ID required. Available only to users 13 and older. Not available in all countries. See www.adobe.com/legal.html for applicable terms and privacy Policy.

Specs

Model Data Sheet User Manual Capacity Storage Type Interface Max. Speeds
2big RAID 4TB
STHJ4000800

5-year limited warranty

4TB HDD (enterprise class) 1 × USB 3.1 440MB/s*
2big RAID 8TB
STHJ8000800

5-year limited warranty

8TB HDD (enterprise class) 1 × USB 3.1 440MB/s*
2big Dock Thunderbolt™ 3 8TB
STGB8000400

5-year limited warranty

8TB HDD (enterprise class) 2 × Thunderbolt 3
1 × USB 3.1
1 × DisplayPort
1 × USB 3.0 (type A)
1 × SD card
1 × CF card
440MB/s*
2big Dock Thunderbolt™ 3 12TB
STGB12000400

5-year limited warranty

12TB HDD (enterprise class) 2 × Thunderbolt 3
1 × USB 3.1
1 × DisplayPort
1 × USB 3.0 (type A)
1 × SD card
1 × CF card
440MB/s*
2big RAID 16TB
STHJ16000800

5-year limited warranty

16TB HDD (enterprise class) 1 × USB 3.1 440MB/s*
2big Dock Thunderbolt™ 3 16TB
STGB16000400

5-year limited warranty

16TB HDD (enterprise class) 2 × Thunderbolt 3
1 × USB 3.1
1 × DisplayPort
1 × USB 3.0 (type A)
1 × SD card
1 × CF card
440MB/s*
2big Dock Thunderbolt™ 3 20TB
STGB20000400

5-year limited warranty

20TB HDD (enterprise class) 2 × Thunderbolt 3
1 × USB 3.1
1 × DisplayPort
1 × USB 3.0 (type A)
1 × SD card
1 × CF card
440MB/s*
2big Dock Thunderbolt™ 3 28TB
STGB28000400

5-year limited warranty

28TB HDD (enterprise class) 2 × Thunderbolt 3
1 × USB 3.1
1 × DisplayPort
1 × USB 3.0 (type A)
1 × SD card
1 × CF card
490MB/s*
Internal Storage Media 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3:
2 × 7200-RPM Seagate IronWolf® Pro enterprise-class hard drives
Compatibility list
Interface Transfer Rates Thunderbolt 3: 40Gb/s
USB-C: 5Gb/s
USB 3.0: 5Gb/s
Interface Technology Thunderbolt 3: Bi-directional, dual protocol, and supports dual 4K displays or one 5K display.
RAID Preconfigured HFS+ RAID 0
Hardware RAID 0/1/JBOD
Security Kensington® lock compatible
Cooling Aluminum enclosure with improved internal heat dissipation
‭Thermoregulated Noctua‭®‭ cooling fan: effective and whisper-quiet cooling
Additional Features System monitoring and email alerts for failure and warning events
Front-facing drive status LEDs
Minimum System Requirements Thunderbolt 3: Computer with USB-C (Thunderbolt 3 or USB-C) or USB Type-A port

Operating system:

  • Thunderbolt 3: Latest version of macOS® 10.12 and later / Windows® 10 or later required
  • USB 3.0: Windows 7, Windows 8, or Mac OS X 10.6 or later
Software LaCie Toolkit Software Suite
LaCie RAID Manager (provides system monitoring and email alerts for temperature or RAID events)
Comments * Actual data rates may vary depending on operating environment and other factors, such as chosen interface, RAID mode, and disk capacity.
** Maximum theoretical bus speed.
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