LaCie d2 Quadra USB 3.0
Featuring USB 3.0 FireWire 800 | USB 3.0 | USB 2.0 | eSATA 3Gb/s

d2 Quadra USB 3.0

d2 Quadra USB 3.0 series
d2 Quadra Hard Disk USB 3.0 - 4 TB
2 x FireWire 800 (9-pin) port 1 x USB 3.0 port (USB 2.0 compatible) 1 x eSATA 3Gb/s port
*Includes 3-year warranty
List Price: $269.99
Our Price: $249.99
d2 Quadra 7200 RPM - 6 TB
USB 3.0 & FW800
List Price: $299.99
Our Price: $275.00

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With the new USB 3.0 5Gb/s interface and up to 3TB, the LaCie d2 Quadra Hard Disk is the ideal tool for creative professionals who need both fast speeds and large storage capacity. It features 7200 rpm drives with a minimum of 32MB cache for the best performance and seek times, so it can handle the most resource-intensive applications. Best of all, it can achieve speeds up to 130MB/s in USB 3.0.

The Professional Choice for Cross-Platform Applications

The d2 Quadra has got the latest connectivity with USB 3.0 and two FireWire 800 interfaces for daisy chaining, but it is still fully compatible with, eSATA 3Gb/s, USB 2.0 and FireWire 400. It's even USB 3.0-compatible on Mac® computers, thanks to LaCie's USB 3.0 driver for Mac OS. With all of its interfaces, the d2 Quadra has universal connectivity, so it is easy to back up and restore any workstation, no matter the configuration and interfaces. And thanks to the USB 3.0 performance, you can make faster, more frequent backups of your data, keeping it safe and secure. Since the d2 Quadra tops out at a 3TB capacity, it can even be used as a simple and convenient storage expansion for a server.

The Professional Choice for Functional and User-Centric Features

With the preloaded LaCie Desktop Manager, you can easily configure the shortcut button to launch the application of your choice in one push and configure your drive's eco mode. And, with its two-color front LED indicator, it is easy to check the drive status. It also includes Genie® Backup Assistant software and Intego® Backup Assistant software with data restore for Windows® and Mac. Both products provide an ideal solution for a simple and user-friendly backup and file retrieval.

The Professional Choice for Design

The d2 Quadra's unique and unobtrusive design is respected in the creative content industry for good reason. The unique, fanless aluminum heat sink design provides an increased surface area, keeping it quiet, safe, and free from dust inside. It can also stand upright, be stacked horizontally with other drives, or even be rackmounted to save desktop space. It's a superb solution for heavy storage users who want off-site backups and archives of any work environment. For superior energy efficiency, it also has a programmable eco mode, which automatically conserves energy if the drive is inactive for a certain period of time. On top of that, it's recyclable and ROHS-compliant.

User-friendly Software Suite Included

  • Automatic Backup - Easy setup and automatic worry-free backup for both PC and Mac computers.
  • Password Protection - With LaCie Private-Public software built-in, it's easy to make sure that your files are secure and protected, no matter where you go.
  • Secure Online Storage - 10GB of Wuala Online Storage included for one year to securely store and share your data online.
  • 77% Energy Savings - Automatic Eco mode lowers the power consumption by up to 77%* when not in use.

*Capacity availability varies from region to region.


Item Number: LAC301549U LAC9000258U LAC9000481U
Capacity: 3 TB 4 TB 5 TB
Interface: 2 x FireWire 800 (9-pin) port
1 x USB 3.0 port (USB 2.0 compatible)
1 x eSATA 3Gb/s port
Rotational Speed (rpm) :  7200rpm
Cache :  32MB or greater
Interface Transfer Rate : 1 FireWire 800: up to 800Mb/s2
USB 3.0: up to 5Gb/s
eSATA 3Gb/s: up to 3Gb/s
USB 2.0: up to 480Mb/s
Interface Transfer Rate
(max. bus speed) : 
FireWire 800: up to 85MB/s
USB 3.0: up to 130MB/s
eSATA 3Gb/s: up to 115MB/s
USB 2.0: up to 35MB/s
Size :  60 x 168 x 183 mm / 2.3 x 6.6 x 7.2 in.
Weight :  1.7 kg / 3.7 lbs.
LaCie Shortcut Button :  3 Launch any application with one push (backup, music, slideshows…)
System Requirements :  Computer with a USB 3.0, USB 2.0, eSATA, FireWire 800, or FireWire 4004 port
Latest version of Windows® XP5, Windows Vista®, Windows 7, Windows 8 / Mac OS® X 10.5 (Intel Only), 10.6, 10.7, 10.8
Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended
High-speed internet for online storage
For USB 3.0 Mac compatibility:
  • Mac Pro with LaCie USB 3.0 PCI Express Card (requires available PCI Express slot)
  • MacBook® Pro with LaCie USB 3.0 ExpressCard/34 (requires available ExpressCard/34 slot)
Box Content :  SuperSpeed USB 3.0 cable (USB 2.0-compatible)
eSATA-to-eSATA cable
FireWire 800 (9-pin) cable
External power supply
Drive stand for upright use
LaCie Utilities and Software (preloaded):
- LaCie Setup Assistant
- LaCie Desktop Manager
- LaCie Backup Assistant software with data restore for Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, and Windows 7
- LaCie Backup Assistant software with data restore for Mac® OS X 10.5, 10.6
Quick Install Guide
Warranty :  3-Year Limited Warranty

* 1TB (Terabyte) = 1000GB. 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. EN Total accessible capacity varies depending upon operating environment (typically 5–10% less).
1 Calculations are based on 1080i 60 (8-bit) for uncompressed HD video, NTSC DV 25 standard-definition 720x486, 29.97 fps for digital video; and an estimation of Digital SLR resolution of 10 megapixels for RAW photos of 12MB. These calculations are only estimations and may vary with the codec used.
2 These maximum transfer rates were achieved using Blackmagic Disk Speed Test. Performance test system: Windows 7 32-bit, Intel Core i7 860, 2 x Corsair XMS3 DDR3 PC16000 CL9 2GB. Burst transfer rates vary from one computer to another and may vary slightly from one drive to another. Average speed is usually lower depending on host configuration.
3 This feature not available in eSATA.
4 FireWire 400 to FireWire 800 cables are sold separately.
5 Windows XP does not recognize volumes of more than 2TB.


Download the LaCie d2 Quadra Datasheet (PDF)

Download the LaCie d2 Quadra Quick Install Guide (PDF)


d2 Quadra USB 3.0 series
d2 Quadra Hard Disk USB 3.0 - 4 TB
2 x FireWire 800 (9-pin) port 1 x USB 3.0 port (USB 2.0 compatible) 1 x eSATA 3Gb/s port
*Includes 3-year warranty
List Price: $269.99
Our Price: $249.99
d2 Quadra 7200 RPM - 6 TB
USB 3.0 & FW800
List Price: $299.99
Our Price: $275.00