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LaCie Announces Rugged eSATA Drive, Mobile Storage for Fast Data Transfer

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LaCie today announced the Rugged eSATA, the first mobile external hard drive on the market that features a Power eSATA interface. The Rugged eSATA offers major storage capacity and a cost advantage over eSATA SSD solutions, and is one of the only portable, bus-powered eSATA solutions on the market.

Bus-powered when connected to a USB-eSATA combo port, the LaCie Rugged eSATA combines superior transfer speeds of up to 90MB/s in a truly mobile form. The USB-eSATA combo interface, also known as Power eSATA, features a slightly different connector than eSATA and is frequently found on late-model laptops. The drive is also compatible with standard eSATA ports when the included USB power-sharing cable is connected.

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Got one of these the older model that's ESATA and USB. Had it for over a year and NP with it at all. Transfer speeds are fairly fast, I strictly use the ESATA cable for file transfers. The orange color makes it easy to find if you lay it down in a bunch of papers....LOL:laugh:
 
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Yep have one of the older ones too as my boot/rescue drive at work. Ugly but a good product.
 
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looks like an iphone lol
 

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looks like a liferaft.

Still, for many people the rugged design is a very good thing.
 
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does it vibrate?.... becuase if it does it wont look so bad when you shove it up your arse :p
 
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ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh

this thing can take a beating. i have the older version without the esata for school and its just one of the most reliable portable HDD's ive ever owned.

just fucking buy one!
 
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The word "eSATA" is used 19 times in this one article.. The word "eSATA" doesn't register in my brain anymore. LaCie broke eSATA :(

eSATA.