8big Rack Thunderbolt 2 EC

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48TB
8 x 6TB Enterprise Class HDDs
8 hot-swappable* 7200 RPM/64MB cache (or greater) hard disks with 1.2 million hours MTBF and 24x7 power-on operation
2 x Thunderbolt™ 2
20 Gb/s
Reads | Writes (MB/s)**
48TB (8-disk) RAID 0: 1330 | 1060
48TB (8-disk) RAID 5: 1130 | 1020
Bidirectional 20 Gb/s permits a high-resolution display and RAW 4K video editing
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)
Preconfigured HFS+ RAID 5
Hardware RAID 0 / 1 / 5 / 6 / 10 / JBOD
Configure RAID using LaCie RAID Manager software
Connect up to six Thunderbolt-compatible devices – including Thunderbolt 2 and LaCie Thunderbolt Series products – to a computer via a single Thunderbolt cable***

AES 256-bit software encryption▲
Cable management arm

Redundant, hot-swappable fans
Aluminum front and all-metal enclosure
Efficient cooling for long-term reliability
Tool-free component replacement
Cable-free fan, disk, and PSU connections
Two-step easy access to components
Front-facing status LEDs: disks, power, alarm
ID button: from front or back, user-friendly way to identify a product when many are installed in a rack Alarm with mute button
System monitoring and email alerts for failure and warning events
Idle: 50 dB
Operating mode: 53 dB
Operating max: 69 dB▲▲
2x 100-240 V; 50/60 Hz; 250 W
477 x 44 x 772 mm | 18.9 x 1.7 x 30.4 in.
20 kg | 44 lbs
  • Computer with a Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt*** port
  • Latest version of Windows® 7, Windows 8 (see here for drivers information) / Mac OS® X 10.9 or later
  • Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended
  • Intego® Backup Manager Pro for Mac®
  • Genie® Backup Manager Pro for PC
  • LaCie Private-Public▲ (protect data with AES 256-bit encryption)
  • LaCie RAID Manager (administration console)
Download product software here.
  • LaCie 8big Rack
  • 2x Internal power supplies
  • Thunderbolt cable
  • Rack mounting kit
  • Hard disks
  • Cable management arm kit
  • Quick Install Guide
* 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 Mac computer via the Thunderbolt 2 interface. 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.
▲ Encryption software is only available via download and is not available in Russia.
▲▲ 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.

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