Re: Lacie F800 2tb Raid drive failure

Discussion in 'Storage Devices' started by Rod Speed, Jul 14, 2010.

  1. Rod Speed

    Rod Speed Guest

    Peter Kemp wrote:

    > I've had one of the drives in the RAID 5 setup fail on me. The drive is over three years old and Lacie won't give any
    > advice for customers with out of warranty devices.


    > The failed F800 drive uses a Maxtor DiamondMax 11 6H500R0 and Lacie doesn't sell that drive anymore and it looks like
    > the drive isn't manufactured anymore. I found a refurbished one for $200.


    Thats an outrageous price for a 500GB Maxtor.

    > Here's the question(s): Can I replace this drive with any off the
    > shelf 500gb drive or does it need to be an exact replacement?


    Unlikely to need an exact replacement.

    > Anyone know if the F800 would recognize 4 new 1or 2 tb drives or am I limited to adding 4 500gb drives like the RAID
    > came with?


    That question should be resolvable on the net.

    > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
    Rod Speed, Jul 14, 2010
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