LaCie, the premium brand from Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), showcased its latest storage devices: The LaCie Rugged Mini, Rugged Thunderbolt, Rugged Triple, Lacie Porsche Design Mobile and Desktop Drive at the Power Mac Center located at Power Plant Mall in Makati City.
Present at the event is Sam Zavaglia, Senior Fields Applications Engineer of Seagate Technologies, who introduced the product and conducted a demo of the LaCie Rugged Raid to the media. Princess Laosantos, Power Mac Center Product Manager, gave her welcome remarks to the media.
The LaCie Rugged RAID, LaCie Rugged Triple, Rugged Thunderbolt, LaCie Porsche Design Desktop and Mobile Drives will be available by June 2016 at selected Power Mac Center stores, LaCie Resellers and Partners nationwide.
LaCie Porsche Design Mobile and Desktop Drive
LaCie and Porsche Design Group produced third-generation line of LaCie Porsche Design Drives. Housed in sleek all-aluminum enclosures that reflect the signature Porsche Design style, the new Mobile and Desktop Drives offer the new USB-C connector for next-generation computers like the latest MacBook. Includes USB 3.0 adapter works with PC or Mac, High-speed (SSD) to large capacity (8TB 3.5”) and it works with Time Machine on a Mac.
By harnessing the power of USB 3.1, the LaCie Porsche Design Desktop Drive will charge a compatible laptop’s battery when the drive’s power supply is connected to the wall outlet. Via a single USB-C cable, users can power their notebook and access their drive at the same time.
The Porsche Mobile Hard Drive is available with capacities of 1TB, 2TB and 4TB. While the Desktop Hard Drive is available at 4TB, 5TB and 8TB.
Since 2003, LaCie and Porsche Design have worked closely to deliver products with flawless functionality in its purest form. The sports and luxury-lifestyle brand and the leading technology company complement one another, with technical influence from LaCie and an exclusive and impeccable design presented by Porsche Design.
LaCie Porsche Design Mobile Drive will be available in 1TB, 2TB and 4TB capacities starting at PHP 6,990, While The LaCie Porsche Design Desktop Drive comes in 4TB, 5TB and 8TB capacities starting at PHP12,490.
LaCie Rugged Drives (RAID, Mini, Thunderbolt and Triple)
LaCie Rugged RAID features twice the speed and capacity of a standard mobile hard drive with capacity of up to 4TB (dual HDD – 2x2TB 2.5”), Thunderbolt and USB speeds of up to 240MB/s, bus powered via Thunderbolt for mobile workflows, hardware RAID 0/1 flexibility for speed and security, integrated cable, shock resistant up to 1.5m, dust and water resistance for all-terrain use, 1-Ton car pressure resistant and 3-year warranty.
The new LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt, even if you go off-road, your project stays on time. With IP 54-rated resistance to the elements and blinding-fast speeds through Thunderbolt (up to 387MB/s) and USB 3.0, you don’t have to compromise between durability, mobility, and speed. It features an integrated cable, shock resistant up to 2m, dust and water resistance for all-terrain use, 1-Ton car pressure resistant and 3-year warranty.
The LaCie Rugged Triple hard disk provides universal connectivity: you’ve got the superior speeds of USB 3.0 and FireWire 800, and full backward compatibility with FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 . With available capacity of 500GB, 1TB and 2TB. With features such as shock resistant up to 2m, works with Time Machine, password protection, energy saving and 2-year warranty.
The smallest member of the rugged family, the Lacie Rugged Mini has its iconic orange design, data security and with its reduced size making it perfect for on-the-go data transport. Even with its mini size you can choose from 500GB , 1TB, 2TB and 4TB storage. It features USB 3.0 speed, 1.5 meter drop resistant, 1-Ton car pressure, rain resistant, data encryption protection and comes with a 2-year warranty.
LaCie Rugged RAID (4TB) for only PHP 24,999 and the LaCie Rugged Triple drive is at PHP 8,899 (1TB) and PHP 12,999 (2TB).
LaCie Pioneer in Thunderbolt Technology
Thunderbolt is the fastest interface in the market, developed under the name Light Peak, is a hardware interface that allows the connection of external peripherals to a computer. It uses the same connector as Mini DisplayPort (MDP). Lacie is the Thunderbolt technology pioneer for the storage industry.
Thunderbolt offers a 10Gbps transfer rate, compared with SuperSpeed USB’s 5Gbps. Thunderbolt is 12 times faster than FireWire 800 and up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0. Thunderbolt can transfer a full-length, high-definition movie in less than 30 seconds.
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