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Welcome to the User Manual for the LaCie Blade Runner Hard Drive. This product represents a collaboration between LaCie and world-renowned designer Philippe Starck. It underscores LaCie's commitment to developing products that are as functional as they are beautiful. Together with its innovative design, the Blade Runner features SuperSpeed USB 3.0 for dramatic speeds.

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:

  • Blade Runner Hard Drive
  • USB 3.0 cable (USB 2.0-compatible)
  • Power supply
  • Quick Install Guide
  • LaCie Storage Utilities and User Manual are pre-loaded on the drive

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. 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.

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