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.
Speed and Reliability. By Design
Shocking speeds up to 420MB/s1
Dual Thunderbolt 2 ports for 4K workflows Innovative design with RAID for reliability USB 3.0 for PC and Mac®
design by neil poulton
The new LaCie 2big offers game-changing speeds, compatibility, and usability for backup, file transfers, and 4K workflows. Squeezing the maximum speeds out of its 7200 RPM drives, it also features Thunderbolt 2 transfer interface speeds and hardware RAID. And thanks to USB 3.0, it can be connected to nearly any computer. Its new industrial design crushes the competition, making giant leaps forward for professional usability and reliability.
Digital Content Creation: Thunderbolt 2 bandwidth gives creative pros enough bandwidth to shave time off their workflows. Post-production pros can edit multiple 2K uncompressed 10-bit streams or play back compressed 4K video. Photographers will appreciate highly responsive library browsing. And audio pros using Avid® Pro Tools® and other software will notice muchsmoother audio mixing.
Backup: Dramatic I/O speeds through Thunderbolt 2 or USB 3.0 mean incredibly fast backups on any workstation. At the same time, hardware RAID 1 and effective cooling ensure complete reliability.
Desktop Storage: Speed, capacity, and reliability make the LaCie 2big a perfect solution for storing current projects. These features also make this product a perfect way to expand capacity for the new Mac Pro®.
Computer with a Thunderbolt™ 2, USB 3.0, Thunderbolt, or USB 2.0 port
Thunderbolt 2: Latest version of Windows® 7, Windows 8 / Mac OS® X 10.8.5 or later USB 3.0: Windows 7, Windows 8, or Mac OS X 10.6 or later
Minimum free disk space: 600 MB recommended
Internal Storage Media 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3:
2 × 7200-RPM Seagate IronWolf® Pro enterprise-class hard drives
2big Thunderbolt 2 (16TB):
2 × 7200-RPM enterprise-class hard drives
2big Thunderbolt 2 (6, 8, 12TB):
2 × 7200-RPM hard drives
Interface Transfer Rates
Thunderbolt 3: 40Gb/s
Thunderbolt 2: 20Gb/s
USB 3.0: 5Gb/s
Power delivery (2big Dock Thunderbolt 3): Provides up to 27W (USB 3.1) or 15W (Thunderbolt 3) of power to charge USB-C laptops, such as the Apple® MacBook® or MacBook Pro®, while using the drive.
Thunderbolt 3: Bi-directional, dual protocol, and supports dual 4K displays or one 5K display.
Thunderbolt 2: Bi-directional and supports a high-resolution display and RAW 4K video playback.
Preconfigured HFS+ RAID 0
Hardware RAID 0/1/JBOD
Kensington® lock compatible
Integrated cable lock (2big Thunderbolt 2)
Aluminum enclosure with improved internal heat dissipation
Thermoregulated Noctua® cooling fan: effective and whisper-quiet cooling
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
Thunderbolt 2: Computer with a Thunderbolt 2, USB 3.0, Thunderbolt, or USB 2.0 port
Thunderbolt 3: Latest version of macOS® 10.12 and later / Windows® 10 or later required
Thunderbolt 2: Mac OS® X 10.8.5 or later / Latest version of Windows 7, Windows 8
USB 3.0: Windows 7, Windows 8, or Mac OS X 10.6 or later
Intego® Backup Manager Pro for Mac
Genie® Backup Manager Pro for PC
LaCie RAID Manager (provides system monitoring and email alerts for temperature or RAID events)
* 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.
- LaCie 2big Thunderbolt 2 Thunderbolt cable
- USB 3.0 cable (USB 2.0 compatible) External power supply
- Quick Install Guide
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