LaCie is known for producing storage devices and the company recently announced the LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2, a portable storage drive aimed at creative professionals who has the need for ample storage space and the right speeds to edit large video files. According to the company, the Little Big Disk is the world’s fastest portable storage device and for a retail price just under $1,300, it better be.
The new Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 is aimed at creative professional, especially video editors who works with 4K or 3D videos, and wants to do it in the field. With the Little Big Disk your workstation can be just about anywhere, even on the beach, on a paradise island.
LaCie’s new Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 allows the user to achieve speeds of up to 1,375MB/s in a palm-sized device with integrated Thunderbolt 2 ports which also allows daisy chaining, making it easy to connect up to six devices to a computer via a single cable.
Having speeds like this portable, videographers can work directly from RAW files, getting full quality from footage and seeing edits in real time. Photographers can browse and edit massive photo libraries of thousands of RAW files, in the field, with zero lag time. Avid Pro Tools users will notice incredibly smooth audio mixing, even when working with hundreds of tracks simultaneously.
Talk about a portable device, it weighs only 1.4 lbs (620g) and fits in a laptop bag or a backpack. It offers 1TB of storage, you can simply leave it as a striped RAID set (RAID 0) to maximize speed and capacity for large file storage and fast transfers. Or set it up as a mirrored RAID set (RAID 1), which provides data protection if one disk fails. It even supports JBOD, so you can see and use each drive independently.