LaCie launches 500GB Rugged Hard Disk: supersize data on the go

Hard Drives

lacie_rugged_hard_disk_500gb.jpgLaCie has extended its Rugged Hard Disk range with the addition of a 500GB model. The Hitachi Travelstar 5K500 2.5-inch drive is protected by a scratch-resistant aluminum shell and a shock-resistant rubber bumper, and comes in two versions — both with USB 2.0 connector but one adding a FireWire 400/800.

The drive comes pre-loaded with LaCie’s Setup Assistant that formats the drive for the computer platforms it will be used on.

Available now, the USB version starts at £189, and the FireWire version costs £229. Bright orangeness is free of charge.


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Andy Merrett
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