Caution: It is essential that you use only the power supply that shipped with your product, since it is a shielded-type power cord that meets FCC emission limits as well as to prevent interference to the nearby radio and television reception.
Caution: Modifications not authorized by the manufacturer may void the user's authority to operate this device.
Important info: Any loss, corruption or destruction of data while using a LaCie drive is the sole responsibility of the user, and under no circumstances will LaCie be held liable for the recovery or restoration of this data. To help prevent the loss of your data, LaCie highly recommends that you keep TWO copies of your data; one copy on your external hard disk, for instance, and a second copy either on your internal hard disk, another external hard disk or some other form of removable storage media. If you would like more information on backup, please refer to our website.
Important info: Some enhancements brought to the product during its lifetime may cause discrepancies between the information and screenshots in the manual and the actual user experience.
Important info: 1TB (Terabyte) = 1,000GB. 1GB = 1000MB. 1MB = 1,000,000 Bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically up to 10% less per TB).
Health and Safety Precautions
Only qualified persons are authorized to carry out maintenance on this device.
Read this User Manual carefully and follow the correct procedure when setting up the device.
Do not open the casing or attempt to disassemble or modify it. Never insert any metallic object into the casing to avoid any risk of electrical shock, fire, short-circuiting or dangerous emissions. This LaCie product contains no user-serviceable parts. If it appears to be malfunctioning, have it inspected by a qualified LaCie Technical Support representative.
Never expose your device to rain, or use it near water, or in damp or wet conditions. Never place objects containing liquids on the product, as they may spill into its openings. Doing so increases the risk of electrical shock, short-circuiting, fire or personal injury.
General Use Precautions
Power requirements 100-240 V~, 50-60 Hz, (supply voltage fluctuations not exceeding ± 10% of the nominal and transient over-voltages according to over-voltage category II).
Do not expose the LaCie product to temperatures outside the range of 5º C to 30º C (41º F to 86º F); or to operational humidity beyond 10-80%, non-condensing, or non-operating humidity beyond 5-90%, non-condensing. Doing so may damage the LaCie product or disfigure its casing. Avoid placing your LaCie product near a source of heat or exposing it to sunlight (even through a window). Inversely, placing your LaCie product in an environment that is too cold may damage the unit.
Rated cooling for altitudes up to 2000 meters.
If your product features a power cable, always unplug it from the electrical outlet if there is a risk of lightning or if it will be unused for an extended period of time. Otherwise, there is an increased risk of electrical shock, short-circuiting or fire.
Use only the power supply shipped with the device (if applicable).
Do not use the LaCie product near other electrical appliances such as televisions, radios or speakers. Doing so may cause interference which will adversely affect the operation of the other products.
Do not place the LaCie product near sources of magnetic interference, such as computer displays, televisions or speakers. Magnetic interference can affect the operation and stability of your LaCie product.
Never use excessive force on your LaCie product. If you detect a problem, consult the troubleshooting section in this manual.
Protect your LaCie product from excessive exposure to dust during use or storage. Dust can build up inside the device, increasing the risk of damage or malfunction.
Never use benzene, paint thinners, detergent or other chemical products to clean the outside of the LaCie product. Such products will disfigure and discolor the casing. Instead, use a soft, dry cloth to wipe the device.