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Product OverviewsWith its iconic orange design and secure form factor the Rugged has been one of our most popular hard drives. With the Rugged Mini we've shrunk the Rugged and added tons of new features making it a solid investment for on-the-go data transport.
Reliable. Fast. Versatile.
design by neil poulton
Shield your data.
Barracuda drive reliability
Access it fast.
On any computer.
Fierce Barracuda Dependability
The LaCie Rugged family features Seagate® Barracuda® drives for best-in-class reliability and performance. Multi-Tier Caching Technology™ (MTC) helps improve application load time, and 20 years of industry-leading manufacturing expertise means your data is safer in the field.
Rugged Thunderbolt USB-C
Legendary Rugged toughness meets USB-C compatibility, blazing-fast Thunderbolt™ speeds, and optional SSD performance of up to 510MB/s* (130MB/s with the HDD version). Thanks to USB-C, you can connect to both USB 3.0-compatible computers as well as to USB-C (and Thunderbolt 3) ones. This Rugged drive also features an integrated Thunderbolt cable and IP54-rated resistance to the elements, helping to ensure that you never have to compromise between durability, compatibility, and speed.
Also available in a USB 3.0 version.
“I’ve always felt LaCie’s reliability was unmatched….It’s clear that choosing LaCie [Rugged Thunderbolt] was the best investment I could have made.” – Michael Churton, documentary filmmaker
The LaCie Rugged RAID is the field-proven way to safely carry or capture a massive amount of data. Adapting to your needs for performance or complete data security, this Rugged storage lets you choose hardware RAID 0 for up to 240MB/s speeds* or RAID 1 for excellent data protection. Either way, your data is safe from water, dust, drops, and crushing.
“I am an absolute fan of the LaCie Rugged collection. I travel with a LaCie Rugged RAID. It’s so quick and smooth for what I do—[the Rugged] is just perfect.” – Kike Calvo, pro photographer
This drive marries legendary Rugged durability with a cutting-edge USB-C port for compatibility with next-generation computers like the latest Apple® Macbook®. Beyond being rain, drop, and crush resistant, the LaCie Rugged USB-C is also backwards compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.
With capacities up to 4TB, the LaCie Rugged Mini is the perfect choice when you want to securely carry tons of files and access them from USB 3.0 computers. Its compact size makes it easy to slip into a backpack, purse, or laptop case.
Interface Transfer Rates
USB 3.0: 5Gb/s
FireWire 800: 800Mb/s
LaCie Backup Assistant (simple, user-friendly backup for PC and Mac)
LaCie Setup Assistant (product configuration)
LaCie Private-Public (protect data with AES 256-bit encryption▲)
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You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
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