LaCie Kicks Off 2006 With
6 Fresh New Storage Solutions

PORTLAND, OR (January 2006) — LaCie brings New Year cheer to its loyal
customers today with six new storage products designed to help people easily
manage their digital lives. LaCie has again teamed up with world-renowned
designers including Neil Poulton and Karim Rashid, and award-winning tech
companies such as LightScribe and Roxio, to develop the freshest new hard
drives and DVD burners on the market.

New products will make their debut at Macworld Expo in San Francisco’s
Moscone Center from January 9-13. Visit LaCie Booth #2143 for a hands-on
look. LaCie will also offer special Macworld pricing on its most popular
hard drives for a limited time via the LaCie Store Online or direct at
503-844-4502. And stay tuned for the launch of a brand new “Customer
Profiles” webpage on ( that
showcases how filmmakers, photographers, musicians and many others are using
LaCie products to get things done.

=46resh new LaCie solutions for 2006 are:

LACIE LITTLE BIG DISK: The most powerful portable hard drive ever in
unrivaled capacities for portable storage of 320GB and unprecedented
throughput of up to 80MB/s over FireWire 800 (burst transfer rate). Equipped
with LaCie’s flagship Triple Interface (FireWire 800/400 and USB 2.0),
Little Big Disk is perfect for audio/video pros that require superior speed,
mobility and capacity on the road. It’s powered by and bootable over
=46ireWire making it the ideal candidate for a fully portable editing
workstation and companion to Apple PowerBooks. Little Big Disk also comes
in a LaCie signature design by Neil Poulton, creator of the original d2 Hard
Drive Series.

LaCie Little Big Disk 160GB 5400rpm 16MB $399
LaCie Little Big Disk 200GB 7200rpm 16MB $649
LaCie Little Big Disk 240GB 5400rpm 16MB $649
LaCie Little Big Disk 320GB 5400rpm 16MB $799

LACIE RUGGED HARD DRIVE: A tough and speedy portable hard drive with Triple
Interface for people on the go. It’s designed to protect data against
everyday bumps, bruises and hard knocks of the real world. LaCie Rugged’s
unique aluminum shell and rubber bumper protects it from table-height drops.
=46ireWire 800 gives it the edge needed for video editing and digital conten=
creation. This exclusive creation of world-renowned designer Neil Poulton
packs LaCie reliability into a hard drive that works hard and plays harder.
Also available in Single Interface of USB 2.0.

Triple Interface
LaCie Rugged Hard Drive 80GB 5400rpm $199
LaCie Rugged Hard Drive 100GB 7200rpm $399
LaCie Rugged Hard Drive 120GB 5400rpm $359

Single Interface
LaCie Rugged Hard Drive 80GB 5400rpm $169
LaCie Rugged Hard Drive 120GB 5400rpm $329

LACIE SKWARIM: A stylish handheld for those who want a portable hard drive
to match their mood. Skwarim (pronounced square-im) was designed by the
world renowned Karim Rashid with clients ranging from Umbra to Prada, Miyake
to Method. Skwarim comes in an electric blue 60GB or dazzling pink 30GB
version and has a 3.3-inch perfect square shape with a unique textured feel.
Has an integrated Hi-Speed USB 2.0 cable for instant plug-and-play use
without the need to carry a cumbersome AC adapter.

LaCie Skwarim 30GB (Pink) $149
LaCie Skwarim 60GB (Blue) $199

LACIE TWO BIG: An ultra-fast SATA II RAID solution for with two
hot-swappable drives in capacities of 500GB or 1TB. It delivers maximum
speed of up to 115MB/s in RAID 0, large capacity and redundancy options at
an affordable price. Simple setup makes it easy to just plug-and-play, and
drives are hot-swappable for future expandability. Bundled with the LaCie
SATA II 3Gb/s PCI-X Card 4E that has four ports for adding multiple LaCie
Two Big RAID units for increased speed and capacity. Works with PC and Mac.

LaCie Two Big 500GB $469
LaCie Two Big 1TB $949

LACIE MINI HARD DRIVE & HUB: An all-in-one storage solution designed to
expand use of the Apple Mac mini. Has enough storage space (up to 500GB)
to accommodate a growing collection of videos, music files or images, and
(2) FireWire 400 and (4) Hi-Speed USB 2.0 ports to accommodate a variety of
additional peripherals such as printers, digital or video cameras, or
additional LaCie hard drives. It’s the ideal sidekick to a Mac mini with its
matching brushed aluminum casing and identical form factor. While Apple’s
iLife ’05 helps people manage their multimedia files, LaCie’s mini Hard
Drive & Hub gives users the freedom to expand their multimedia libraries.

LaCie mini Hard Drive & Hub 250GB $199
LaCie mini Hard Drive & Hub 300GB $229
LaCie mini Hard Drive & Hub 400GB $369
LaCie mini Hard Drive & Hub 500GB $429

TITANIUM: A fully portable FireWire bus-powered DVD burner with powerful
Toast 7 Titanium CD/DVD burning software, which includes a new set of
multimedia-specific features such as converting DivX downloads to DVD in one
step, creating HD slideshows, and burning over 50 hours of music onto a
single layer DVD with Dolby Digital sound. LaCie Slim DVD+-RW Design by FA
Porsche also has the ability to etch silkscreen-quality labels onto special
discs using LightScribe technology. It can write to all CD/DVD media formats
and comes in ultra slim casing created by Porsche Design GmbH for true

LaCie Slim DVD+-RW Design by FA Porsche $219

At Macworld Expo LaCie will give away a different LaCie prize every day, so
stop by with a business card to be entered in the drawing. Winners will be
randomly chosen at the end of each day and need not be present to win. New
to our booth this year is the “Expert Panel” reception area that will be
manned by two of LaCie’s technical experts who can help customers get the
most out of their LaCie hardware. New products will be on display with a
focus on LaCie’s unique history of working with world-renowned designers
such as Neil Poulton, Porsche Design GmbH, Ora-=CFto and more.

New products are immediately available for pre-order via the LaCie Store at or by calling 503-844-4502. All hard drives ship
with LaCie Backup Software for Mac/PC, and all necessary cables for
immediate use. For more detailed product descriptions and availability,

About LaCie
LaCie creates external storage solutions and color monitors that help
professionals and everyday users easily manage their digital lives. Powerful
technology combined with unique designs by the internationally acclaimed
Philippe Starck, Neil Poulton, Porsche Design GmbH, Ora-=CFto and Karim Rash=
make LaCie the world leader in storage innovation. Established in France in
1989, LaCie is now headquartered in North America, Europe and Asia and
listed on the Paris Nouveau March=E9 (code 5431). For more information, visi=