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Item#: N82E16822154547
LACIE 500GB USB 3.0 / 2 x Firewire800 Rugged Triple External Hard Drive Orange Model 301983
  • USB 3.0 | USB 2.0 | 2xFireWire 800
  • Enhanced speed and connectivity
  • AES 256-bit encryption protection
  • Drop-resistant up to two meters
  • 2-Year Limited Warranty
  • $119.99
  • Free Shipping (restrictions apply)

Pros:

Great design idea, capacity, USB 3.0 and firewire.

Cons:

Price

Other Thoughts:

Drive died after 3 days. It was extremely frustrating because I had loaded 6 hours worth of work onto the drive. Come Friday and I need access the files and the drive would not show up in "Computer." I plugged it into my mac and still nothing. I could hear the disk spin but nothing would happen.

The data on the disk were crucial so I had to figure out a way to access the data. I thought to myself "what if the controller just went bad but the disk is still good," well what do you know? I took the risk, cracked open the case (voided my warranty obviously), plugged into my desktop and bam! My drive was working and my files were retrived. Now I have the enclosure laying around in pieces but atleast i got my data back. At the end, it was indeed the controller that went bad and not the drive.

I am out 140 bucks...

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