Advantages: reliable, silent, practical, it's getting cheaper, very good remote, 2yrs guarantee Disadvantages: doesn't support MP4 or MKV
...LaCie LaCinema Premier my review
I already owned a 500GB version of this LaCie LaCinema but when I was in Asda and saw the 750GB for more or less the same price I paid for the other one (£129 I think) I couldn't resist the tempation. I gifted it to my in-law and she's super happy! So what's this LaCie LaCinema Premier? It's a multimedia hard disk that you can plug to the TV and it allows you...
Advantages: Everything that is not listed in the "Disadvantages" - read review Disadvantages: doesn't support MP4, it comes formatted in FAT32 (but supports NTFS)
Well, amid all the choices, after long researches around the net I decided to pick up this LaCie LaCinema Premier 500GB and this is my review of it:
First of all, I would like to make clear that this product is EXCELLENT!
It comes in a white little square box. Taking out the contents you will find the hard disk itself, CD with manuals (no drivers), USB 2.0 cable , A/V cable, remote...
Advantages: Capacity, looks, decent manual, cheap Disadvantages: A bit slow, a lot to lose in one go
...ticking over nicely ten years ago.
The LaCie (pronounced Lassie, like the dog) 1TB unit is a reasonably basic device that only has a USB2 (although USB1 is supported) interface and comes with a suitable lead, external power supply and software CD. It can work with both PCs and Macs although by default it's formatted for PC use so Mac users will need to reformat it first but that's no hardship really...