Lacie 2 Big SATA RAID

Lacie 2 Big SATA RAID

LaCie Two Big with PCI-X Card 1TB


Lacie Two Big SATA RAID with USB

These drives are amazing! In our tests with the Lacie Two Big on a MacBook Pro with SATA ExpressCard we were able to achieve 100MB/sec sustained speeds! That’s easily faster than all Firewire 800 drives! Never before have we seen a 2TB RAID with these specs at this price!

Inside are two SATA drives just like the high speed drives in the Mac Pro. These drives can be easily removed in just two steps. You can remove the face without the need of tools and eject the SATA drive with the pull of a ring. This allows the purchase of additional drives for swapping.

SATA drives are faster, run cooler, and are easier to install compared to the previous generation PATA drives. With a SATA PCI card installed you can now have external storage that is faster than internal. Worried about drive failure? Have files that must be kept no matter what? Run in SAFE mode – even if one drive goes down all you data is automatically copied to the 2nd drive – how’s that for sleeping better at night?

Included inside is a built-in fan to keep the drives running cool. Built-up heat can end a shorten a drives lifespan. We’ve now been using the 2 Big for months straight 24/7 with perfect results!

At these ultra low prices, these drives are a tremendous bargain! Perfect for DV, HDV, XDCAM, and DVCPRO HD.

2-Disk RAID System with SATA II

User Benefits:

  • SATA II for high speeds of up to 115MB/s
  • Supports RAID levels 0, 1, concatenation & JBOD
  • 2 hot-swappable hard disk drives
  • Plug & Play, compact, quiet, easy-to-use

2-Disk RAID System with SATA II and USB

Lacie Two Big 2TB

Availability: Pre-Order – Ships end of August
Price: $1159.99

Lacie Two Big 1 TB

Availability: Usually ships same/next day.
Price: $479!

Which PCI card should I get?

Mac Pro – PCI-e

G-5 PowerMac PCI-X

MacBook Pro – Expresscard (from Firmtek Direct)

How do you install a PCI card? Easy – Watch Guy show you how 

Lacie SATA PCI-E card

Availability: Usually ships same/next day.
Price: $79.99!

Lacie SATA PCI-X card

Availability: Usually ships same/next day.
Price: $109!

Rotational Speed (rpm) : 7200
Transfer rate : 3Gb/s
Max Sustained Transfer Rate : up to 115MB/s with eSATA*
Supported RAID levels : 0 (Fast), 1 (Safe), concatenation (Big), JBOD
Seek Time : <10 ms (write)
Cache : 16MB minimum
LEDs : System LED, Drive 1 LED, Drive 2 LED
Size : 9.6 x 3 x 5 in. / 245 x 76 x 127 mm (LxWxH)
Weight : 5.5 lbs / 2500 g
Operating Temp. : 41° – 95° F / 5° – 35° C
System Requirements : Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 / Mac OS 10.4.2 or later; Intel Pentium III 500MHz equivalent or faster / Mac G4 500MHz or faster; PCI or PCI-X card slot; CD-ROM drive; minimum 64MB of RAM; external SATA cable connection between the LaCie Two Big and the host computer
Comments : 1GB (gigabyte) = 1 billion bytes. 1TB (terabyte) = 1000GB. Actual capacity varies depending on operating environment (typically 5-10% less).
*Specifications vary depending upon the selected RAID configuration (storage policy). Maximum capacities and sustained transfer rates were found in Fast (RAID 0) configuration.
Warranty : 2 Year Limited Warranty

1 Comment

  1. Rodrigo Zahr 16 years ago

    I’m interested in buying this drive but I don’t know were I can get the express card from. Does LaCie sell such cards?

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