LaCie 5big Thunderbolt™ 2
Professional 5-Disk Hardware RAID
Dual Thunderbolt 2
Thunderbolt 2 Power for Professional 4K Workflows.Up to 1050MB/s* speeds for 4K video editingHardware RAID 5/6 with hot swapDual Thunderbolt 2 ports for daisy chainingAluminum enclosure and whisper-quiet fandesign by Neil PoultonCertified compatible with Mac® and PC
For 4K and other bandwidth-hungry workflows, external storage needs to be fast, secure, reliable, and quiet. The new LaCie 5big fits the bill, delivering Thunderbolt 2 speeds for 4K video editing, up to 30TB capacity, and hardware RAID 5/6 for no-compromise data security.
Thunderbolt 2 Speeds for the 4K Era
With Thunderbolt 2 technology, the interface is no longer the performance bottleneck. For the 5big, LaCie harnessed the breakthrough performance potential of the Thunderbolt 2 I/O, squeezing the absolute best speeds out of the hard disks. Add a hardware RAID controller and 7200RPM disks and the result is incredible, sustained speeds of up to 1050MB/s that turbocharge 4K workflows, file transfers, and backups.
With this kind of speed, videographers can work directly from RAW files in Apple® Final Cut Pro® or Adobe® Premiere®, get maximum quality from footage, and see edits in real time. No need to first convert footage into a lower resolution. Avid® Pro Tools® users will notice incredibly smooth audio mixing, even when working with hundreds of tracks simultaneously. Professional photographers using Adobe Lightroom® or Apple Aperture® can browse through archived libraries of thousands of RAW and edited images with zero lag.
RAID for Speed with Security
The LaCie 5big offers RAID modes 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, and JBOD. Its hardware RAID controller delivers sustained performance, better flexibility, and the ability to connect the product to another computer while keeping the RAID configuration. Preconfigured in HFS+ and RAID 5, it is truly plug and play for Mac® users. And easily customize the RAID mode to suit your needs using the LaCie RAID Manager utility.
RAID modes 5 and 6 provide complete data protection against disk failure, while providing excellent speed and capacity. This is perfect for when you want to use a single storage product for both editing and backup. Even in the case of disk failure, the LaCie 5big’s hot-swappable disks mean zero data loss or downtime.
You could instead choose RAID 0** to maximize speed and capacity for current projects, and then move completed projects to archival storage incredibly quickly. Or, choose JBOD, which allows you to see and use each disk independently. With five working days a week, you can assign each disk to a daily backup. It’s even possible to set up multiple RAID volumes. For example, create both a 3-disk RAID 5 array for current projects, and a 2-disk RAID 1 array for backing up source files and final footage.
The Most Powerful I/O, Reinvented
Thunderbolt technology redefined external storage with its speed and versatility for bandwidth-intensive applications. Thunderbolt 2 builds on those advances by doubling the speed potential to 20Gb/s and enabling simultaneous RAW 4K video editing and display. And thanks to support for DisplayPort 1.2, it’s now possible to daisy chain higher-resolution displays such as 4K monitors.
Thunderbolt 2 also continues to support daisy chaining up to six devices to a computer via a single cable (included in the box). For example, you could connect a total of 36 LaCie 5bigs via the six Thunderbolt 2 ports on a single Mac Pro®, enabling more than 1PB (1080TB) and more than 3000MB/s. Thunderbolt 2 even uses the same cables and connectors as first-generation
Item Number : 9000510EK9000503EK9000504EKCapacity : 10TB20TB30TB Internal Storage Media : 5 x hot-swappable* 7200RPM/64MB cache (or greater) hard disks Interface : 2 x Thunderbolt™ 2 ports Interface Transfer Rate : 20Gb/s Performance Benchmark : Reads | Writes (MB/s)**
10TB RAID 0: 660 | 650
10TB RAID 5: 520 | 530
20TB RAID 0: 920 | 880
20TB RAID 5: 700 | 720
30TB RAID 0: 1050 | 900
30TB RAID 5: 840 | 840 Interface Technology : Bidirectional 20Gb/s permits a high-resolution display and RAW 4K video editing Power-Saving Mode : Reduce power consumption by pressing the front button to spin down disks without disrupting daisy chain transfers (short press initiates power-saving mode; long press turns product off completely) RAID Modes : Preconfigured HFS+ RAID 5
Hardware RAID 0 / 1 / 5 / 6 / 10 / JBOD
Configure RAID using LaCie RAID Manager software Daisy Chain : Connect up to six Thunderbolt-compatible devices – including Thunderbolt 2 and LaCie Thunderbolt Series products – to a computer via a single Thunderbolt cable*** Security : AES 256-bit software encryption
Kensington® lock compatible
Cable lock Cooling : Aluminum enclosure with improved internal heat dissipation Thermoregulated Noctua® cooling fan: effective and whisper-quiet cooling Additional Features : System monitoring and email alerts for failure or warning events Acoustic : Standby: Negligible
Operating: 25-29dBA^ Power Supply : 100-240V; 50/60Hz; 150W Dimensions (WxHxD) : 173 x 220 x 196 mm | 6.8 x 8.6 x 7.7 in. Weight : 7.6 kg | 16.8 lbs System Requirements : • Computer with a Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt*** port
• Latest version of Windows® 7, Windows 8 / Mac OS® X 10.9 or later
• Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended Software : • Intego® Backup Manager Pro
• LaCie Private-Public (protect data with AES 256-bit encryption)
• LaCie RAID Manager (administration console) Box Content : • LaCie 5big
• External power supply
• Thunderbolt cable
• Drawer key
• Cable lock clip
• Quick Install Guide Comments : * Hot swapping will result in data loss in a RAID 0 array.
** These transfer rates were achieved using AJA System Test when connected to a 13" Macbook Pro® with a 2.8GHz Intel® Core™ i7 processor and 8GB RAM. Actual data rates may vary depending on operating environment and other factors, such as RAID mode, RAID configuration, and disk capacity.
*** To achieve full interface bandwidth, connect the product to a Thunderbolt 2 port on a computer or device.
^ These measurements have been made under normal conditions, one meter/three feet from the front of the product. This value may vary with conditions and product configuration.
When referring to drive capacity, one gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes and one terabyte, or TB, equals one thousand billion bytes. Your computer’s operating system may use a different standard of measurement and report a lower capacity. In addition, some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and will not be available for data storage.v
| Stock code || IETBc-5b-40|
| Brand || LaCie|
| Series || 5big Thunderbolt2|
| Model || STFC40000400|
| Type || 5x Enterprise HD, RAID, Thunderbolt2|
| UPC || 763649089859|
| ROHS || Y|
| Date added || 12/01/2016|
STFC40000400 Spec Information
| Capacity || 40TB|
| Form Factor / Drive Height || 173 x 220 x 196 mm|
| RPM || 7200rpm|
| Platter size || 3.5"|
| External drive ? || |
| Guarantee || 3yr|
| Current drives || 5|
| Total Drives || 5|
| OS Support - Windows || Windows 7/8/10 with driver|
| OS Support - Mac/OSX || Mac OS® X 10.9 or later|
STFC40000400 Spec Connections
| Read speed (Max) || 1050|
| Write speed (Max) || 900|
| Colour || Silver|
| Weight (kg) || 11kg|
| Weight (bare) || 7.6kg|
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