Question about LaCie Computers & Internet
My LaCie 500GB Porsche USB drive stopped being recognized by my Mac. After looking up all the suggested problem and troubleshooting suggestions, it turns out that it was the power adaptor that was the problem. Luckily, I was able to diagnose it using a friend's power adaptor (he has the same exact LaCie).
Now, I'm wondering what model power adaptor I need! There's one for LaCie Porsche but there's also one for Bigger Disk. My LaCie has a 4 pin connector, so it's been suggested that I need the Bigger Disk power adaptor rather than the ones labeled LaCie Porsche power adaptor.
Both power adaptors are 4 pin, ITHINK that the Porsche that you have is the same as mine which has the smaller (4 pin DIN) plug
34W power supply.
But check on LaCie's site: http://www.lacie.com/asia/products/product.htm?pid=10857
Hope this helps.
Posted on Aug 14, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Your problem could be any one of these issues:
1. Faulty USB port on PC: Try a different computer or laptop
2. Faulty USB cable: Try a different Cable
3. Corrupt memory: Fix by an expert required such as www.SaveMyUSB.com
4. Faulty connections on main circuit inside the hard drive: Physical Fix by an expert required such as www.SaveMyUSB.com
5. Faulty controller chip (worst case scenario) : Direct flash memory read required by an expert required such as www.SaveMyUSB.com
Hope this helps and that it is 1 or 2 as 3, 4 and 5 will cost you money.
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