LaCie on Tuesday announced the release of its new 500GB Rugged Hard Disk.
LaCie offers the drive in two versions: USB 2.0 only or USB 2.0, FireWire 400 and FireWire 800. The drive derives its power from the data interface. It comes with LaCie’s “1-Click” backup software, as well as SilverKeeper diagnostic and formatting software.
LaCie’s press release indicated the drive is available starting at $299.99, but as Macworld posted this article, LaCie’s Web site shows the USB 2.0 version priced at $339.99, and the triple-interface version priced at $399.99.