New LaCie 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3 Bridges the Port Gap and Delivers Massive Capacity

India - October 11, 2017- Today LaCie announced the next evolution of its popular 2big professional 2-bay RAID storage solution. Now with Thunderbolt™ 3 technology, the LaCie® 2big Dock delivers fast speeds and massive capacity, making it a powerhouse tool for photographers and videographers. Designed by Neil Poulton, the LaCie 2big Dock is also a sleek yet powerful docking station that provides ports for connecting other devices, a feature that many laptops have sacrificed in recent years. Through a single cable, the LaCie 2big Dock simplifies and centralizes the desktop by directly connecting to a laptop, SD Cards, Compact Flash Cards and other devices. The result is a simplified, more efficient creative workflow.

Creativeprofessionals juggle massive amounts of data and tight timelines, so capacityand speed are critical. With up to 20TB of storage—a twenty five percentincrease over the previous version—the LaCie 2big Dock offers professionalsenough space for large video and photo libraries including up to 650 hours of4K 30fps footage* or 200,000 raw images**. With speeds of up to 440MB/s, userscan transfer one hour of 4K footage in one minute***. It also means almostzero lag time when browsing photo libraries in Adobe® Lightroom. Working withcompressed 4K or HD footage, videographers can edit quickly and smoothly inAdobe Premiere® Pro.

More than storage, the LaCie 2big Dock is a powerful docking station that helpsphotographers and videographers simplify their workflows. Front-facing SD andCF Card slots allow the pro to directly ingest files off memory cards from adrone, DSLR, GoPro® and other devices into Adobe Lightroom or Premiere Pro. TheUSB 3.0 hub charges a phone or connects a shuttle drive or digital camera tooffload footage or files. Via DisplayPort, professionals can connect the LaCie2big Dock to high-resolution 720-1080p or even 4K displays. Dual Thunderbolt 3ports can also power a compatible laptop while simultaneously daisy-chaining upto five additional Thunderbolt or one USB-C drive. Plus, the USB 3.1 portenables universal compatibility with USB-C and USB 3.0 computers via theincluded adapter cable. Thunderbolt 2 compatibility is also possible with anadapter (sold separately). 

Other key features of the new LaCie 2big Dock include:•           Seagate®IronWolf™ Pro enterprise-class drives and RAID optimization for superior powermanagement and reliability

•          LaCie RAID Manager that easily monitors system’s health with audible alarm andemail alerts•           Efficient coolingwith aluminum enclosure and thermoregulated fan for professional reliability•           A five-yearlimited warranty 

The new LaCie 2big Dock will be available in 8TB, 12TB, 16TB or 20TB capacitiesthrough LaCie Resellers from November 2017, starting at Rs.65,499.00. Itwill be showcased for the first time in India at the upcoming Broadcast IndiaShow from 12th to 14th October, 2017 at BombayExhibition Center. Attendees can stop by the LaCie booth (A111) to learn moreabout the LaCie 2big Dock and place their pre-order. For more information,visit www.lacie.com. 


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