French storage firm LaCie has introduced the following evolution of its 2big skilled dual-bay RAID storage answer. Designed by Scottish product designer Neil Poulton, the LaCie 2big Dock now consists of Thunderbolt three and a bunch of different connectivity choices in a bid to be the central hub for artistic professionals.
The docking station, loaded with Seagate IronWolf Professional drives (no shock contemplating Seagate is the mother or father firm of LaCie), affords switch speeds as excessive as 440MB/s (in RAID zero). At that charge, LaCie says you’ll have the ability to switch one hour of 4K footage in only one minute.
Flanking a USB three.zero port, the front-facing SD and CF card slots make it simple to tug media from reminiscence playing cards. Two Thunderbolt three ports may be discovered on the verse together with a USB three.1 port, a DisplayPort for connecting to a high-resolution show and a lock slot for safety functions.
A Noctua-branded fan retains the dock good and funky.
The LaCie 2big Dock with Thunderbolt three may be configured with 12TB, 16TB or 20TB of capability and features a five-year restricted guarantee. It’ll be accessible by resellers this summer time, we’re instructed, though pricing hasn’t but been revealed.
Don’t count on it to come back low-cost, nevertheless, as a current-generation Thunderbolt 2 mannequin with 16TB of storage instructions round $1,000.