Thanks to its embedded SD card reader, Rugged RAID Pro will ease the backup of your content in the field. Thinner and lighter than its predecessor and configurable with LaCie RAID Manager, this drive is a versatile travel companion for busy videographers and professional photographers.
This user manual provides instructions on how to set up your Rugged RAID Pro.
For common questions and answers about your hard drive, see Frequently Asked Questions or visit LaCie customer support.
- LaCie Rugged® RAID Pro
- USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 2) cable
- USB-C to USB-A cable
- Removable cover and spare
- Power supply (for use when USB connection is not powering device)
- Quick Install Guide
Minimum system requirements
- Computer with a USB-C, USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port.
- Latest version of Windows® 7 and later / Mac OS® X 10.10 and later
- 600MB recommended
Storage and RAID management
LaCie Rugged RAID Pro storage is managed by LaCie Toolkit. See the Toolkit user manual for details.
The LaCie RAID Manager software is used to change the RAID configuration for the device. See the LaCie RAID Manager for 2-Bay Devices user manual for details.
Remove the port protector to view the ports and LEDs.
- Status LED—Indicates Rugged RAID Pro’s status. See LED Status and Power.
- Power LED—Blinks if Rugged RAID Pro is not receiving enough power from the USB connection to your computer, requiring the use of the included power supply. See LED Status and Power.
- Power input—Connect the power cable to this port if needed. Use only the power cable included with your LaCie Rugged RAID Pro. Attaching third-party or other LaCie power cables with incorrect voltage can damage the device. See LED Status and Power.
- USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1) port—Connect the Rugged RAID Pro to a computer. See Getting Connected.
- Secure Digital (SD) card slot—Use your file browser to manually copy files to and from SD cards. You can also let Toolkit’s automated import feature quickly copy files to Rugged RAID Pro from any inserted SD card. For details on automated import, see the Toolkit user manual
- RAID pinhole—Use the pinhole when confirming a change to your RAID level. See Manage RAID.
Enclosure weight (with 4TB HDD)
Power supply: 5.4V 2A