Product Description

Designed for students, travelers, photographers, and videographers, the LaCie 5TB Rugged Mini USB 3.0 External Hard Drive features shock, drop, and pressure resistance, as well as a rubber sleeve for added protection. It can also withstand up to one ton of crush resistance, including being driven over by a car. Aside from its tough exterior, the Rugged Mini provides a storage capacity of 5TB and data transfers of up to 130 MB/s. It connects to your host Windows or Mac system using its USB 3.0 interface and includes a micro-USB 3.1 Gen 1 to USB Type-C cable.

Also included in the LaCie 5TB Rugged Mini USB 3.0 External Hard Drive is LaCie’s Rescue Data Recovery Services, although this is not available in all countries, as well as a one-month membership to Adobe’s Creative Cloud All Apps plan, which is redeemable during product registration and available to users 13 years and older. A network connection and an Adobe ID are required.

General Features

Shock-, rain-, and pressure-resistant

Password protection

The USB 3.0 interface, which is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1 and USB 3.2 Gen 1, delivers speeds of up to 130 MB/s

Use Cases


Store music, video, and confidential school documents on a secure device that fits in a backpack


Protect valuable data from loss, theft, or accident while on the road


Its small form factor and toughness make this product good for use in the field or to safely deliver large files to customers and partners, and encryption adds an extra layer of intellectual property protection


Good for shuttling dailies or other footage to the studio and transferring files quickly, thanks to USB 3.0

System Requirements

Windows 7/8, macOS 10.5 and later