Printed from http://www.electronista.com

LaCie adds USB 3.0 to Rugged mobile hard drives

updated 03:35 pm EDT, Tue April 27, 2010

LaCie intros Rugged USB 3.0 external hard drive

LaCie has added the Rugged USB 3.0 external hard drive to its lineup, offering 110MBps practical transfer speeds, or about three times faster than current USB 2.0 drives. The drive gets its power from the USB 3.0 connection as well, and is offered in a 500GB capacity. The USB 3.0 connection is backwards-compatible with USB 2.0 ports.

The 2.5-inch, 7,200RPM drive is housed in a rugged casing that is said to be capable of withstanding drops from up to 7.2 feet. The aluminum shell is scratch-resistant as well. LaCie has priced the drive at $150 and estimates that it will arrive early in May.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Samsung Galaxy S 5

The Samsung Galaxy S5 might be the phone that Android users have been craving for some time. Information coming out of Mobile World Co ...

STM Trust technology bag

The search for a good messenger bag that doubles as a laptop bag is something many travelers find themselves facing at least once. Bet ...

PenClic Bluetooth mouse

Windows 8 aside, computer users have been trained that a mouse is the proper way to navigate through the desktop for many years now. T ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News