Accelerate your backup with USB 3.0
The LaCie P'9223 hard drive's USB 3.0 interface lets you transfer files faster than ever before. With speeds up to 5 Gbit/s you can rapidly back up your photos, exchange audio and video files with your friends, or make sure that your important files are kept safe.
Designed for your Mac
Created especially for Mac computers, the P'9223 features a stylish, sophisticated aluminum finish that matches your new MacBook. It's also Time Machine compatible for seamless backups using built-in Mac software.
Porsche Design form, LaCie function
With the P'9223, Porsche Design and LaCie have produced an exclusive and timeless shape. There's 3mm of solid aluminum casing surrounding the disk inside—for truly solid data protection. Use it anywhere with confidence that you're getting peak performance.
- Designed for your Mac
- Time Machine compatible
- USB 3.0 connectivity for significantly faster file transfers or backups
- LaCie Private/Public protects against loss, theft or unauthorized access
- Simple, user-friendly data backup with Backup Assistant
- Easy cross-platform formatting utility
Did you notice?Solid aluminum casing surrounds the disk to keep your data safe.
Apple Recommends ForSophisticated portable storage specially designed to match your MacBook.
What's in the Box?
- LaCie Porsche Design P’9223 mobile drive
- USB 3.0 cable (compatible with USB 2.0)
- Quick install guide
- Complete software suite: LaCie Private-Public, Backup Assistant, Eco Mode, Wuala
- Other Features: Data Encryption, Sleep Mode, Time Machine compatible
- Connections: USB 2.0, USB 3.0
- Power Source: Bus Powered
- Height: 0.6 in./1.5 cm
- Width: 3 in./7.7 cm
- Weight: 8.47 oz./240 g
- Length: 5.1 in./13 cm
- 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: 9000293
- UPC or EAN No.: 093053003265
- Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
- Warranty: Two-year limited
- USB 3.0 speeds are only available on devices that support USB 3.0 interfaces
Ratings & Reviews
Couldn't be happier..
I needed storage for my media and iTunes library, and this drive fitted the bill. It's large and fast, but most importantly for me I needed storage for my media and iTunes library, and this drive fitted the bill. It's large and fast, but most importantly for me it looks great. I'm a real fan of brushed aluminium look. It's also quiet, doesn't buzz or make annoying sounds and it doesn't overheat even after several hours of continuous work. …
- Written by Gary G
251 of 267 people found this useful
I purchased mine about a year or so ago and it worked fine in the beginning but now my Macbook Pro does not read the drive when I I purchased mine about a year or so ago and it worked fine in the beginning but now my Macbook Pro does not read the drive when I plug it into the USB port. The drive is whirling away as though it was working but nothing! Have to purchase a new drive to perform backups on and not really happy. …
- Written by Vivek S from Lansing
249 of 313 people found this useful
Really nice clean look matches any macbook beautifully. Functions as it should transfer rate is very high. I would highly recommen Really nice clean look matches any macbook beautifully. Functions as it should transfer rate is very high. I would highly recommend this product …
- Written by Julian P from Vancouver
177 of 198 people found this useful
Excellent drive - fast and well-designed
I'm very happy with this drive. The setup was simple. It only took me a couple of minutes. The drive does its job like a champ. I I'm very happy with this drive. The setup was simple. It only took me a couple of minutes. The drive does its job like a champ. I really love the stylish Porsche design and the USB 3.0 interface. It's very fast. I am now considering buying a second one for on-the-go backups and for my media archives.. …
- Written by Jamie B
2 of 2 people found this useful
This thing rocks!
This drive works fine. There's plenty of space for me to get the data I need to distill it all down and then upload it to the free This drive works fine. There's plenty of space for me to get the data I need to distill it all down and then upload it to the free cloud storage that comes with the unit. The USB3 speeds are great. I like the nice, clean design of the drive and the overall ease of use. …
- Written by Daegan B
3 of 3 people found this useful
Great Hard Drive
This is an excellent portable drive for all my photos, music and documents. It's very well built, easy to use. Has solid performan This is an excellent portable drive for all my photos, music and documents. It's very well built, easy to use. Has solid performance, blazing speed, more than adequate disk space, and a very nice design. I use it with my MacBook Pro and so far it has worked well. …
- Written by Julian H
6 of 6 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Can I use this drive with Time Machine?
- Asked by Rachael G from Pensacola
- Aug 31, 2012
It has worked for me.
- Answered by Donald Z from Port Tobacco
- Sep 2, 2012
will this support thunder bolt or is there an adaptor
- Asked by Ronald L. J from State College
- Aug 19, 2012
unfortunately no, thunderbolt is a whole different interface than usb 3.0. the only way would be to unfortunately no, thunderbolt is a whole different interface than usb 3.0. the only way would be to buy a hard drive capable of thunderbolt transport. …
- Answered by Anton S from Naperville
- Aug 26, 2012
will this drive work with my 2007 imac on OS 10.4.11
- Asked by Larry F from Velarde
- Jan 24, 2013
wil this mobile hard drive work with both my MAC and my Windows PC?
- Asked by Clifford M from Las Vegas
- Sep 10, 2012
Yes if you partition the drive properly. To use it for Windows machines, you will need a MS-DOS part Yes if you partition the drive properly. To use it for Windows machines, you will need a MS-DOS partition which will also work with Mac. However the Mac formatted partition , which only works with Mac machines, is faster than the MS-Dos formatted partitions. The solution I recommend is to have several (at least 2) partitions formatted in different formats (using the Disk Utility in Mac or using Lacie's setup utility). …
- Answered by Keivan S
- Sep 21, 2012
can it be used on an imac
- Asked by Robert S from Dallas
- Jan 30, 2014
YES it is a great stylish portable hard drive. You only need a USB port to connect it to your IMAC.
- Answered by Andrew S from Main Beach Qld
- Apr 14, 2014