Lacie 2Big Triple (2-disk RAID) User Manual Page: 1

LaCie 2big Triple
User Manual
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Health and Safety Precautions 3
General Use Precautions 3
1. Introduction 5
1.1. Minimum System Requirements 6
1.2. Box Content 7
1.3. Views of the Drive 8
1.3.1. Front View 8
1.3.2. 2big Triple Rear View 9
1.4. Cables and Connectors 10
1.4.1. Hi-Speed USB 2.0 10
1.4.2. FireWire 10
2. Setting Up Your LaCie 2big 11
2.1. Connecting the Interface Cable 12
2.2. Turning the Drive On 13
2.3. Formatting 14
2.3.1. File System Formats 14
2.3.2. Formatting for Windows Users 16
2.3.3. Formatting for Mac Users 18
2.4. Installing New Firmware (Upgrade) 19
3. RAID 20
3.1. About 2big Triple RAID Modes 20
3.1.1. FAST (RAID 0)– Preconfigured mode of the 2big 20
3.1.2. BIG (Concatenation) 21
3.1.3. JBOD 21
3.1.4. SAFE 100 (RAID 1) 22
3.2. Changing the RAID Mode 23
3.3. Partitioning the Disks 24
3.3.1. Windows Users 24
3.3.2. Mac Users 28
3.4. Removing and Installing Drives 29
4. Troubleshooting 30
4.1. Fan 30
4.2. LED Indicators 31
4.3. LaCie 2big Host Connection 32
5. Contacting Customer Support 33
LaCie Technical Support Contacts 34
6. Warranty 35