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Lacie 8TB HDD Desktop 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3 External HDD USB 3.1/3.0/SD/CF Card - 440MB/s

If you've been looking for a powerful and versatile Thunderbolt 3 docking station that restores many of the ports and connectivity that have been removed on modern day laptops, take a look at the 8TB 2big Dock 2-Bay RAID Array Thunderbolt 3 from LaCie. The 2big Thunderbolt 3 Dock delivers a storage capacity of 8TB, which is comprised of two 4TB Seagate IronWolf Pro 7200 rpm SATA III 3.5" enterprise-class hard drives.

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Description

If you've been looking for a powerful and versatile Thunderbolt 3 docking station that restores many of the ports and connectivity that have been removed on modern day laptops, take a look at the 8TB 2big Dock 2-Bay RAID Array Thunderbolt 3 from LaCie. The 2big Thunderbolt 3 Dock delivers a storage capacity of 8TB, which is comprised of two 4TB Seagate IronWolf Pro 7200 rpm SATA III 3.5" enterprise-class hard drives.

With big capacity for a massive raw-file library and Thunderbolt 3 transfer speeds of up to 440MB/s, the LaCie 2big Dock is built to keep you creating. Designed with the creative professional in mind, the LaCie 2big Dock features Seagate IronWolf Pro drives and RAID optimization for superior power management and reliability.

While the 2big is compatible with Windows 10 and macOS 10.12, it comes formatted as HFS+ for Mac, and is configured as hardware-controlled RAID 0, which provides performance gains, but no data redundancy. Also supported is RAID 1 and JBOD.

The back of the 2big is equipped with two 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 ports and one 5 Gb/s USB 3.0 Type-C port, all of which allow you to interface with your host system at speeds up to 440 MB/s. The Thunderbolt 3 interface can also be used to connect two 4K displays or one 5K display, as well as daisy-chain up to five additional Thunderbolt 3 peripherals together. If you need to power your laptop, the USB Type-C port provides 27W of power, while the Thunderbolt 3 interface provides 15W of power for charging USB Type-C laptops. Additionally, there is a DisplayPort interface that supports 720p, 1080p, and 4K displays.

On its front, the 2big has a built-in USB 3.0 Type-A port, which can charge your USB device or connect a USB drive or digital camera for offloading files, as well as a CompactFlash and SD card slots, allowing you to directly download content from your drone, DSLR, GoPro, and more. This dock can store hundreds of hours of 4K footage and hundreds of thousands of raw images.

The LaCie 8TB 2big Thunderbolt 3 Dock includes a Thunderbolt 3 / USB Type-C cable and an external power supply. If you want to use this dock with your USB 3.0 Type-A system, a USB 3.0 Type-C to Type-A cable is also included. Protection is provided by a limited 5-year warranty.

Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 are only supported when Apple's Thunderbolt 3 (USB Type-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter is used with systems running macOS 10.12 Sierra or later.

The Heartbeat of Your Workflow
The LaCie 2big Dock simplifies and centralizes your desktop by connecting your laptop to your compatible peripherals using a single cable.

Dual Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Power your laptop while simultaneously daisy chaining up to 5 additional LaCie 2big drives or other Thunderbolt 3 or USB Type-C solutions.

USB 3.0 Type-C Port
Universal compatibility with USB Type-C and USB 3.0 Type-A computers via the included adapter cable.

USB 3.0 Type-A Hub
Using the front-facing USB 3.0 Type-A hub, charge your phone or connect a shuttle drive or digital camera to offload footage or files.

SD and CF Card Slots
Directly ingest files from your drone, DSLR, GoPro, and other devices with the front-facing memory card slots.

DisplayPort
Connect to high-resolution 720, 1080p, and 4K displays.

Speed
Delivering Robust Performance
With up to 8TB of capacity for a massive file library and Thunderbolt 3 transfer speeds of up to 440 MB/s, the LaCie 2big Dock is built to keep you creating.

Transfer Material Quickly
Transfer 1 hour of footage in around 1 minute, depending on the operating environment and other factors such as RAID mode, RAID configuration, chosen interface, and drive capacity.

Store up to 200,000 Raw Image Files
Store up to 200,000 raw image files, with an average file size of 100MB.

Compatible with Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 (Mac Only)
Macs with Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 ports can experience high-end transfer rates with LaCie Thunderbolt 3 professional solutions. Apple's Thunderbolt 3 (USB Type-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter (sold separately) provides a user-friendly connection between LaCie Thunderbolt 3 solutions and Macs running macOS 10.12 Sierra or later with earlier generations of Thunderbolt technology.

Tough. Ready. Scalable.
Designed with the creative professional in mind, the LaCie 2big Dock features Seagate IronWolf Pro drives and RAID optimization for improved power management and reliability. Thanks to the LaCie RAID Manager, you can monitor your system's health with audible alarm and email alerts in the case of failure and warning events.


Key Features

• 8TB Capacity (2 x 4TB Hard Drives)
• 2 x Thunderbolt 3 | 1 x USB 3.0 Type-C
• 1 x USB 3.0 Type-A | 1 x DisplayPort
• CompactFlash & SD Card Slots
• Supports RAID 0, 1, and JBOD
• Pre-Configured as HFS+ RAID 0
• Hardware RAID Controller
• Includes 5-Year Data Recovery Services
• Up to 27W of Power for Laptop Charging
• Windows & Mac Compatible

Specifications

Number of Bays: 2 x 3.5"
Media Card Slots: SD/SDHC/SDXC /CompactFlash
Connections:
2 x USB Type-C (Thunderbolt 3)
1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
1 x DisplayPort (DisplayPort 1.2)
Form Factor: Desktop
Maximum RAID Transfer Rate: 440 MB/s
RAID Modes: RAID 0, 1, JBOD
OS Compatibility: macOS 10.12 or Later
Windows 10 or Later
Total Raw Capacity: 8 TB (2 x 4 TB)
Type: Hard Disk Drive
Rotational Speed: 7200 rpm
Initial RAID Configuration: RAID 0
Pre-Format: HFS+
Security Features: Kensington Security Slot
Material of Construction: Aluminum
Cooling: 1 x Fan
Dimensions (W x H x D): 8.5 x 4.6 x 3.7" / 216.9 x 118.0 x 93.3 mm
Weight: 6.4 lb / 2.9 kg

Box Contents

1 x LaCie 8TB 2big Dock 2-Bay RAID Array Thunderbolt 3
Thunderbolt 3 / USB Type-C Cable
USB 3.0 Type-C to Type-A Adapter
External Power Supply

Additional Information

Encryption AES 256-bit
Capacity 8TB
Brand LaCie
Read Speed 440MB/s
Write Speed 440MB/s
Connection Speed USB 3.1
Connection Type USB
Source Connection Thunderbolt
Warranty 5 Year Limited
Product Code STGB8000400
SKU 648430

Capacity Chart

Capacity
8TB 16TB 32TB 64TB
Approx No. Photos
10 Megapixel 2457600 4915200 9830400 19660800
12 Megapixel 2048000 4096000 8192000 16384000
18 Megapixel 1364992 2729984 5459968 10919936
24 Megapixel 1024000 2048000 4096000 8192000
36 Megapixel 757760 1515520 3031040 6062080
Approx Minutes of Video
720p (30 fps) 45056 90112 180224 360448
1080p (30 fps) 31232 62464 124928 249856
4k (30 fps) 16896 33792 67584 135168
Approx Storage
HD.MKV Movies 512 1024 2048 4096
Music.MP3 2125824 4251648 8503296 17006592
Compressed MP4 Movies 7168 14336 28672 57344

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Lacie 8TB HDD Desktop 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3 External HDD USB 3.1/3.0/SD/CF Card - 440MB/s

Lacie 8TB HDD Desktop 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3 External HDD USB 3.1/3.0/SD/CF Card - 440MB/s

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