With the RuggedKey, the last thing to fear is data loss. The RuggedKey is drop resistant up to 100m, heat and cold resistant, and IP-54 certified for dust and water projection resistance. Plus, the AES 256-bit encryption means it’s secure from the inside out. And with the USB 3.0 interface, the RuggedKey boasts speeds up to 100MB/s.
- 100-metre drop resistant
- Heat and cold resistant
- IP-54 certified for dust and water projection resistance
- AES 256-bit encryption
- USB 3.0 transfer speeds up to 100MB/s
Did you notice?AES 256-bit encryption keeps your data secure while the RuggedKey casing keeps it safe.
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What's in the Box?
- LaCie RuggedKey USB 3.0 Flash Drive
- Software suite: LaCie Private-Public, Wuala
- Other Features: Data Encryption
- Connections: USB 2.0, USB 3.0
- Power Source: Bus Powered, USB
- OS X 10.5 or later
- USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port
- Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
- USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 port
- Mfr. Part Number: 9000146
- UPC or EAN No.: 093053838645
Non-Apple Branded products / Third Party Products
- Note: Apple's One Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer - Please see your product box and literature for details. Rights under the product manufacturer's warranty are in addition, and not instead of, any rights that you have under consumer protection laws.
- USB 3.0 speeds are only available on devices that support USB 3.0 interfaces
Ratings & Reviews
Sturdy and Sleek
I wanted a USB key that I could put on my keyring and not worry about scratches or other damage. This Rugged key fits the bill per I wanted a USB key that I could put on my keyring and not worry about scratches or other damage. This Rugged key fits the bill perfectly! It's very solid, portable, performs well and looks awesome. I love it! …
- Written by Scott S
117 of 123 people found this useful
LaCie is arguably the best quality external drive made. This flash drive is also typical LaCie quality. It has fast USB 3.0 to wor LaCie is arguably the best quality external drive made. This flash drive is also typical LaCie quality. It has fast USB 3.0 to work on the new Macbook Air and has the cool orange rubber protection case similar to the LaCie rugged external hard drives. This is the best flash drive that you can buy. …
- Written by Ted A from ANCHORAGE
90 of 96 people found this useful
This is yet another wonderful product from LaCie. The Rugged Key lets me quickly transfer my data and looks good too. The bright o This is yet another wonderful product from LaCie. The Rugged Key lets me quickly transfer my data and looks good too. The bright orange rubber casing lets me not only find it easily but also helps keep my data safe in case of accidental drops. Can't recommend enough! …
- Written by Makayla B
71 of 73 people found this useful
Great flash drive
Very handy USB key. I keep it on my key-chain and it still works like a champ after almost a year of pretty intense use. It has a Very handy USB key. I keep it on my key-chain and it still works like a champ after almost a year of pretty intense use. It has a great design and seems to be very durable. …
- Written by Victoria D
SOLID. WORKS LIKE A CHAMP.
16GB storage space is awesome, it's just what I need to store all my work documents and carry project files home and back. With US 16GB storage space is awesome, it's just what I need to store all my work documents and carry project files home and back. With USB 3.0 connection there is no hang time, so transferring files is really speedy. The drive is plug and play, with some options for automatic backup, encryption and cloud storage. No complaints from me. I've had it for almost a year now. …
- Written by Laura S
1 of 1 people found this useful
Stopped working after 2 weeks
It was only after my drive stopped working within two weeks of purchase that I read the reviews. The one-star reviews accurately It was only after my drive stopped working within two weeks of purchase that I read the reviews. The one-star reviews accurately reflect my experience. I had written data on the rugged drive. I then deleted the source. Walked over to the computer that I was going to copy it to, and then the drive was never recognized again. I tried about 3 different computers. It really did stop working.
If the drive actually works, only use it as a shuttle drive to immediately copy the data to another location. Don't delete the source data until you are sure that the data has been copied to another location.
The drive really is fast when it works.
I was able to exchange the drive for a similar model at the Apple store. I'm going to see how many weeks of usage I can get out of this one. …
- Written by Griff D from Mountain View
3 of 6 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Will this be compatible with OX Mavericks? Just want somewhere to keep my photos and videos safe in case my iMac hard drive ever fails.
- Asked by Brandon G from Orange
Do Lacie have storage device for a Mac OSX 10.4.11
- Asked by Barbara N from Berkhamsted
Can the following product be incorporated with the I-pad 2? LaCie 16GB RuggedKey USB 3.0 Flash Drive Key for a rugged lifestyle. Design by Neil Poul.
- Asked by Robert T from Madison
Recommended for transfers of Data. Does that include audiobooks, music, photo, and movies? What about sound, video quality? Work with TV?
- Asked by Sandra S from Conyers
It's simply a USB drive. Audio files, images, and movies are all data and thus will be able to be sa It's simply a USB drive. Audio files, images, and movies are all data and thus will be able to be saved on the LaCie Flash Drive.
It won't affect video or sound quality. …
- Answered by Lewys J