2big Dock Thunderbolt 3

OVERVIEW
More Than Storage

If you think outside of the box, so should your storage. The LaCie 2big Dock delivers everything you expect from our products—high capacity, lighting-fast speeds, and enterprise-class drives—but it’s more than that. Port by port, slot by slot, we designed a powerful docking station that gives back to you everything that modern laptops took away.

The result: a creative space that’s entirely streamlined.

design by neil poulton

DOCK

It’s the Heartbeat of Your Workflow

A workflow should do just that—flow. The LaCie 2big Dock simplifies and centralizes your desktop by connecting your laptop to all of your peripherals via a single cable.

 

 

USB 3.0 Hub
Via the front-facing hub, charge your phone or connect a shuttle drive or digital camera to offload footage or files.


Dual Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Daisy chain up to 5 additional LaCie 2big drives or other Thunderbolt™ or USB-C solutions.


SD and CF Card Slots
Directly ingest files from your drone, DSLR, GoPro®, and other devices with the front-facing memory card slots.

CF/SD cards sold separately.


DisplayPort
Connect to high-resolution 720-1080p and 4K displays.

 
 

USB 3.1 Port
Universal compatibility with USB-C and USB 3.0 computers via the included adapter cable.

USB 3.0 Hub
Via the front-facing hub, charge your phone or connect a shuttle drive or digital camera to offload footage or files.

SD and CF Card Slots
Directly ingest files from your drone, DSLR, GoPro®, and other devices with the front-facing memory card slots.

CF/SD cards sold separately.

Dual Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Power your laptop while simultaneously daisy chaining up to 5 additional LaCie 2big drives or other Thunderbolt™ or USB-C solutions.

USB 3.1 Port
Universal compatibility with USB-C and USB 3.0 computers via the included adapter cable.

DisplayPort
Connect to high-resolution 720-1080p and 4K displays.

SPEED

Delivering Robust Performance

With up to 20TB of capacity for a massive raw-file library and Thunderbolt 3 transfer speeds of up to 440MB/s, the LaCie 2big Dock is built to keep you creating.

 

Compatible with Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 (Mac only)


Macs with Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 ports can experience high-end transfer rates with LaCie Thunderbolt 3 professional solutions. Apple’s Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter (sold separately) provides easy connection between LaCie Thunderbolt 3 solutions and Macs with earlier generations of Thunderbolt technology.*

*The Mac must be running macOS Sierra 10.12 or later and transfer rates are based upon the speed of the connection, up to 10Gb/s for Thunderbolt and up to 20Gb/s for Thunderbolt 2. For details and potential restrictions, see Apple Support

ENTERPRISE-CLASS DRIVES

Tough. Ready. Scalable.

Enterprise-Class Drives


LaCie 2big Dock feature Seagate® IronWolf™ Pro for

  • Multi-drive environments
  • A wide range of capacities
  • RAID optimization
  • Superior power management
  • 300TB/year workloads

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Compatibility list

Peace of Mind


IronWolf Pro drives are covered with a 5-year limited warranty that includes Rescue Data Recovery Services. If something goes wrong, we will replace your drive and recover your files with one in-lab data recovery service at no additional cost.

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Monitor Drive Health


With LaCie RAID Manager, easily monitor your system’s health via audible alarm and email alerts.


Download LaCie Raid Manager

Tell Your Story. Your Way.

Turn your raw footage into flawless productions with a 1-month complimentary membership to Adobe® Creative Cloud® All Apps plan. Explore the entire collection of desktop and mobile apps—ranging from essentials like Adobe Photoshop CC and Premiere Pro CC to innovative new tools for photography, 3D compositing, and more.1 2

2big Thunderbolt 2

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2big Thunderbolt 2


For early-generation Thunderbolt environments, the LaCie 2big Thunderbolt 2 offers up to 16TB of versatile storage. Delivering speeds of up to 440MB/s and dual Thunderbolt 2 ports for 4K workflows, it’s compatible with both PC and Mac®, thanks to USB 3.0.

COMPARISON

Which 2big product are you?

 

 
 
2big Dock Thunderbolt 3
2big Thunderbolt 2
4K footage stored (RAID0) Up to 650hrs* Up to 520hrs*
Performance (RAID 0) Up to 440MB/s** Up to 440MB/s**
4-in-1 docking capabilities  
Thunderbolt compatibility Thunderbolt 3 Thunderbolt 2 (with Apple adapter) Thunderbolt 2
Daisy chain
USB compatibility USB 3.1 (Type C)
USB 3.0
USB 3.0
7200 RPM performance
Enterprise-class drives ✓(16TB only)
LaCie RAID Manager software  
Limited Warranty 5-year 3-year
5-year (16TB only)
  WHERE TO BUY WHERE TO BUY

What’s Included

  • LaCie 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3
  • USB-C (USB 3.1 and Thunderbolt 3 capable) cable
  • USB 3.0 (USB-C to USB-A) adapter
  • Hard disks
  • External power supply
  • Quick Install Guide 

* On average, 1 hour of 4K 30fps compressed footage creates 30GB of data.
** Actual data rates may vary depending on operating environment and other factors, such as RAID mode, RAID configuration, chosen interface, and drive capacity.
*** Based on the average RAW image size of 100MB on a DSLR.
Via Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 adapter (sold separately from Apple).

Thunderbolt and the Thunderbolt logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S and/or other countries.

1 One-month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps plan is redeemable during product registration. Internet connection and Adobe ID required. Available only to users 13 and older. Not available in all countries. See www.adobe.com/legal.html for applicable terms and privacy Policy.

2 For any LaCie product purchased on or after April 1, 2018 and did not contain the Adobe activation code flyer in the box, please contact Customer Support at https://support2.lacie.com/ with a valid proof of purchase for your code

Model Data Sheet User Manual Capacity Storage Type Interface Max. Speeds
2big Dock Thunderbolt™ 3 8TB
STGB8000400

5-year limited warranty

8TB HDD (enterprise class) 2 × Thunderbolt 3
1 × USB 3.1
1 × DisplayPort
1 × USB 3.0 (type A)
1 × SD card
1 × CF card
440MB/s*
2 Big Thunderbolt 2 8TB
STEY8000401

3-year limited warranty

8TB HDD 2 × Thunderbolt 2
1 × USB 3.0
420MB/s*
2 Big Thunderbolt 2 12TB
STEY12000400

3-year limited warranty

12TB HDD 2 × Thunderbolt 2
1 × USB 3.0
420MB/s*
2big Dock Thunderbolt™ 3 12TB
STGB12000400

5-year limited warranty

12TB HDD (enterprise class) 2 × Thunderbolt 3
1 × USB 3.1
1 × DisplayPort
1 × USB 3.0 (type A)
1 × SD card
1 × CF card
440MB/s*
2big Dock Thunderbolt™ 3 16TB
STGB16000400

5-year limited warranty

16TB HDD (enterprise class) 2 × Thunderbolt 3
1 × USB 3.1
1 × DisplayPort
1 × USB 3.0 (type A)
1 × SD card
1 × CF card
440MB/s*
2 Big Thunderbolt 2 16TB
STEY16000401

5-year limited warranty

16TB HDD 2 × Thunderbolt 2
1 × USB 3.0
420MB/s*
2big Dock Thunderbolt™ 3 20TB
STGB20000400

5-year limited warranty

20TB HDD (enterprise class) 2 × Thunderbolt 3
1 × USB 3.1
1 × DisplayPort
1 × USB 3.0 (type A)
1 × SD card
1 × CF card
440MB/s*
Internal Storage Media 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3:
2 × 7200-RPM Seagate IronWolf® Pro enterprise-class hard drives

2big Thunderbolt 2 (16TB):
2 × 7200-RPM enterprise-class hard drives

2big Thunderbolt 2 (6, 8, 12TB):
2 × 7200-RPM hard drives
Compatibility list
Interface Transfer Rates Thunderbolt 3: 40Gb/s
Thunderbolt 2: 20Gb/s
USB-C: 5Gb/s
USB 3.0: 5Gb/s
Interface Technology Thunderbolt 3: Bi-directional, dual protocol, and supports dual 4K displays or one 5K display.
Thunderbolt 2: Bi-directional and supports a high-resolution display and RAW 4K video playback.
RAID Preconfigured HFS+ RAID 0
Hardware RAID 0/1/JBOD
Security Kensington® lock compatible
Integrated cable lock (2big Thunderbolt 2)
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 and warning events
Front-facing drive status LEDs
Minimum System Requirements Thunderbolt 3: Computer with USB-C (Thunderbolt 3 or USB-C) or USB Type-A port
Thunderbolt 2: Computer with a Thunderbolt 2, USB 3.0, Thunderbolt, or USB 2.0 port

Operating system:

  • Thunderbolt 3: Latest version of macOS® 10.12 and later / Windows® 10 or later required
  • Thunderbolt 2: Mac OS® X 10.8.5 or later / Latest version of Windows 7, Windows 8
  • USB 3.0: Windows 7, Windows 8, or Mac OS X 10.6 or later
Software Intego® Backup Manager Pro for Mac
Genie® Backup Manager Pro for PC
LaCie RAID Manager (provides system monitoring and email alerts for temperature or RAID events)
Comments * Actual data rates may vary depending on operating environment and other factors, such as chosen interface, RAID mode, and disk capacity.
** Maximum theoretical bus speed.

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