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Welcome to the User Manual for the LaCie | Christofle Sphère. Spherical in form, and featuring a beautiful silver-plate with a highly reflective finish, this luxury external hard drive fits perfectly in the home or the office. While its indelible form will spark endless conversation among all your friends, the Sphère's SuperSpeed USB 3.0 connection allows you to transfer files at lightning-fast rates.

These pages will guide you through the process of connecting your LaCie product and will explain its features. If this manual doesn't answer your questions or if you are having trouble, consult the Getting Help page.

Box Content

Your box contains the following:

  • LaCie | Christofle Sphère
  • USB 3.0 cable (USB 2.0-compatible)
  • Quick Install Guide

Note: A PDF of this User Manual and software utilities are pre-loaded on the drive.

Important info: Please save your packaging. In the event that the drive should need to be repaired or serviced, it must be returned in its original packaging.

Minimum System Requirements

Your system must meet certain requirements in order for your LaCie product to function properly. For a list of these requirements, please refer to the product packaging or consult the product support web page at

Note: For optimal performance, the drive must be connected to a USB 3.0 host port. Many laptops or desktop computers do not feature USB 3.0 ports.


Status Light Information

Your hard drive features a status light, which will indicate certain disk behaviors. Refer to the chart below for details.

Light Behavior Status
On, Steady Drive is on
Flickering Data access
On for 1 second, off for 30 seconds Eco Mode
Off Drive is off
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