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: 9000147
- UPC or EAN No.: 093053838652
- 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. Benefits under the manufacturer's warranty are in addition to rights provided by consumer law. For details, click here.
- USB 3.0 speeds are only available on devices that support USB 3.0 interfaces
Ratings & Reviews
Perfectly portable and works well
For many years now I have gone through multiple thumb drives trying to find one that would be the best storage for the information For many years now I have gone through multiple thumb drives trying to find one that would be the best storage for the information that I needed on me at all times. The Rugged Key from LaCie so far has fit the bill. The 32 GB drive is perfect for my storage requirements and the ability to transfer at the speed of USB 3.0 is yet another tick in the box. …
- Written by Kiara C
39 of 40 people found this useful
Awesome USB drive!
Perfect. A rugged thumb drive that looks like a mini grenade. I can happily run around the office playing soldiers with my most va Perfect. A rugged thumb drive that looks like a mini grenade. I can happily run around the office playing soldiers with my most valuable information :) On a more serious note, the drive is fast, secure and so far has been working flawlessly. I love it! …
- Written by Adela A
28 of 29 people found this useful
The 32 GB RuggedKey with its USB 3.0 interface was just the right accessory to go with my new MacBook Pro! Now I can move all of t The 32 GB RuggedKey with its USB 3.0 interface was just the right accessory to go with my new MacBook Pro! Now I can move all of the data I accumulate over the course of a day's work off my MB Pro to the RuggedKey, and not only do it in one go, but at an impressively fast speed! …
- Written by Zara C
23 of 24 people found this useful
Limited life of LaCie Rugged Key
Whilst this product works well, that is irrelevant when it stops working. A quick on-line review shows that I am not alone in havi Whilst this product works well, that is irrelevant when it stops working. A quick on-line review shows that I am not alone in having all my data disappear in an instant. The inbuilt security means that I can't get it back....ever!!!!!!!!!!! Literally died ...dead...kaput! Nice piece of rubber! …
- Written by Iain M from Derby
5 of 6 people found this useful
The main and most significant difference between this thumb drive and other models I've had is its rugged design - the drive itsel The main and most significant difference between this thumb drive and other models I've had is its rugged design - the drive itself is encased in metal, and the rubber sleeve protects the key against scratches and fingerprints. A must have for any key-chain, in my opinion. I've been using it for almost a year now and it's still going strong. Transfer speeds are fast. …
- Written by Warren R
Very poor product
Have had the RuggedKey for around 1 month and have not used it regularly, it has now stopped working. It will no longer be reconis Have had the RuggedKey for around 1 month and have not used it regularly, it has now stopped working. It will no longer be reconised be my Macbook. Very disappointing for a expensive USB drive.
Do not buy! …
- Written by Ryan P from SITTINGBOURNE
5 of 8 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
LaCie 16GB RuggedKey USB 3.0 Flash Drive. About how many photos will this hold ?
- Asked by Patricia M from Cumming
Can this device be used to transfer data between mac and windows? I use a Mac at home and windows at work.
- Asked by Jacqueline R from Maudsland
Transferring between Mac and Windows is not dependent upon the USB drive but the file system used on Transferring between Mac and Windows is not dependent upon the USB drive but the file system used on the USB drive. If you format a USB drive as FAT (ExFAT) then both Mac & Windows will be able to read & write to it …
- Answered by Media M from Wellington
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