Rugged Design. Mini Size.
- Shock-, rain-, and pressure-resistant
- Password protection
- USB 3.0: up to 4x faster than USB 2.0
The LaCie Rugged Mini drive shares features with our popular Rugged drive, like shock resistance, drop resistance, and rubber sleeve for added protection. But the LaCie Rugged Mini is also rain- and pressure-resistant—you can drive over it with a 1-ton car, and it still works!1 Its small size makes it completely mobile, and its tough exterior provides protection against accidental drops, shock, or pressure. The Rugged Mini is the most compact member of the LaCie Rugged drive family and will appeal to a wide range of users.
- Students: Store music, video, and confidential school documents on a secure device that fits in a backpack.
- Travelers: Protect valuable data from loss, theft, or accident while on the road.
- Photographers: Small form factor and toughness make this product perfect for use in the field or to safely deliver large files to customers and partners, and encryption 1 adds an extra layer of intellectual property protection.
- Videographers: Perfect for shuttling dailies or other footage to the studio and transfering files quickly thanks to USB 3.0.
Interface: USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible*)
Interface Transfer Rate:
- USB 3.0: 5 GB/s
- USB 2.0: 480 Mb/s
- Water: rain resistant
- Shock: drops of up to 1.2 meters (4 feet) (in non-operating mode)
- PressureL Run over by a 1-ton car (1000 kg/ 2205 lbs)**
- Theft: password protection with AES 256-bit software encryption***
LaCie Backup Assistant (easy way to set up automatic computer backups)
LaCie Private-Public (protect data with AES 256-bit encryption***)
Eco Mode (reduce energy usage by 40%▲ when product is not in use)
Dimensions (W X D X H)
1TB, & 2TB: 86 x 135 x 19 mm / 3.4 x 5.3 x 0.75 in.
4TB: 86 x 135 x 26 mm / 3.4 x 5.3 x 1 in.
500GB, 1TB, & 2TB: 260 g / 9.2 oz.
4TB: 342 g / 12.1 oz.
Computer with a USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port*
Latest version of Windows® 7 or later / Mac OS® X 10.5 or later (LaCie Private-Public software requires Mac Intel® processor)
Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended
* To achieve full interface bandwidth, connect the product to a USB 3.0 port on a computer or device.
** Determined by a test that approximates a real-world scenario in which the hard drive remained functional, despite aesthetic damage, after the product was driven over by an approximately 1-ton car (1000 kg / 2205 lbs).
*** Encryption software is only available via download and is not available in Russia.
▲ Up to 40% energy savings (1 W vs. 1.7 W) with automatic standby. May vary depending on capacity and from one drive to another.
When referring to drive capacity, one gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes and one terabyte, or TB, equals one thousand billion bytes. Your computer’s operating system may use a different standard of measurement and report a lower capacity. In addition, some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and will not be available for data storage.
- LaCie Rugged Mini
- USB 3.0 cable (USB 2.0 compatible*)
- Quick Install Guide
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