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Welcome to the User Manual for the LaCie 2big Quadra USB 3.0. 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 2big Quadra (including 2 x hard disks)
  • USB 3.0 cable (USB 2.0 compatible)
  • FireWire 800 cable
  • External power supply (12V/4A)
  • 2-in-1 RAID mode change and drive removal tool
  • Quick Install Guide
  • CD with User Manual and software
  • Cable management

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: USB 3.0 Connection:

For optimal performance through the USB connection, the drive must be connected to a USB 3.0 host port. Many laptops or desktop computers do not feature USB 3.0 ports. You can purchase a USB 3.0 PCI Express Card (for desktop computers) or a USB 3.0 ExpressCard 34 (for laptops) that will permit the maximum transfer speeds for which your LaCie USB 3.0 hard drive is capable.

If you require USB 3.0 drivers for your computer, you can download them from the LaCie website.

Mac users, click here to download USB 3.0 drivers.

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