I couldn’t afford to replace it and couldn’t afford to fix it. Lacie Big Disk Extreme with Triple Interface drivers are tiny programs that enable your External Hard Drive hardware to communicate with your operating system software. The FireWire port is a handy addition if you want to use the drive on an older Mac system. He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology. The power supply adapter a made high pitch sound not very noticeable unless up close and upon opening the board had burnt brown areas and the capacitors where bulging out the tops. But, if one drive fails then you lose all your data! Avert Your Eyes, I’m Naked..

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Posted by Ben Dover at Jul 27, RSS blog feed Atom blog feed del. I’m looking for exactly the same, same Lacie, want 2 separate drives.

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The same issue has happened to me. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Alcie new power connector my drive is well and running. Same thing Posted by Hugh Hamilton at May 26, I came across this post and all the comments about how replacing the power source worked.


My G began to have some problems to start up as if the disk couldn’t start spinning, same symptoms you describe.

Power supply arrived yesterday, and now my drive is fully functional and backed up to my Drobo!!! Jay Geater is the President and CEO of Solvusoft Corporation, a global software company focused on providing innovative utility software.

I plugged it in and nothing happened. Email me if you need more details.

I had the same problem with my LaCie drive, The drives make noises when they dont get enough power. Did changing the power supply fully fix the issue?

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Am I being too cautious? Should the old harddrive just appear under the 5Big explorer? I’ve had 4 LaCie devices and all the bricks burned out in under 3 years. Powered by Plone Powered by Quills Hosting: Then her power adapter broke and we ordered a replacement, and the damn thing started charging and working like a normal laptop.

If the drive was turned off, the hissing would go down somewhat. I switched power cords from my other Lacie, which works, and it still doesn’t power up. The LaCie 1tb is back in action!

External Hard Drive Lacie. I changed to another power adapter from a 2nd LacieDisk, and voila!!!

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I’ll be damned, its coming from the power adapter. After reading other comments I decided to contact Lacie as my drive was still under warranty. Our Verdict Large and brick-like, with good noise performance but average transfer speeds.


What happened during the past few weeks that would have made it completely dead, when it was running or spinning, at least even eisk a “bad” power supply?

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I even had one from an old external DVD drive that I could use. I pray this works since we have all our pictures, music, videos, etc.

Today I didn’t manage to get the drive working. Wow I thought it was the Lacie drive itself making the loud hissing sound. LaCie Posted by David at Jun 29, My own issue is I have had a proper failure before that I had several power untis from Lacie – in fact I still have a spare as they sent me 2 last time they were geting bored with me – if anyone wants it?

Thank God for this article. Thanks for the interweb.