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LaCie Announces Five New Solutions At CES 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada

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PORTLAND, OR (January 2008) - LaCie is bringing in the New Year by announcing five new solutions at this year's Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 7-10. To help customers easily manage their digital lives, from professionals to everyday users, these new LaCie products pair innovative design with powerful technology to create ultimate Solutions by Design.

These new products are based on LaCie's philosophy of bringing to market simple-to-use, yet sophisticated solutions designed to perform flawlessly under pressure. For a hands-on look, please visit us at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, booth number 73743.

New products include:

LaCie d2 Quadra is newly redesigned yet still offers the same quadruple interface (USB/FW400/FW800/eSATA) usability the drive became famous for. With 60 percent more surface area than a standard design, it offers more efficient heat dissipation without the need of a noisy fan. Available in capacities of 320GB to 1TB, the easy-to-use d2 Quadra is a professional solution for multiple high performance storage applications. The d2 Quadra is available today starting at $189.

LaCie Little Big Disk Quadra is an amazingly fast mobile disk designed for speed-intensive and capacity demanding applications such as digital content creation, high-volume data exchange, and video editing - all while on the road. As fast as the thoroughbred LaCie Big Disk Extreme+ desktop drive, the Little Big Disk has been designed by Neil Poulton to offer quiet operation and superior heat dissipation with an integrated fanless cooling system. Ensuring superior reliability thanks to its aluminum heat-sink design, the Little Big Disk Quadra will be available in 400GB and 500GB versions with either 7200 or 5400 RPM drives, respectively. The Little Big Disk Quadra is available today starting at $475.

LaCie LaCinema Premier is a USB 2.0, multimedia hard drive that easily creates a home entertainment center for enjoying movies, photos and music. Connect the device to a PC or Mac to transfer digital files, when done, simply plug the device directly into a television for instant playback. Available in capacities of 500GB, 750GB, and 1TB, the LaCinema Premier supports a wide range of video, audio and photo formats, while an optical output enables surround sound enjoyment. Designed for ease of use, playback can be navigated using an on-screen menu and the included remote control. The LaCinema Premier is available today starting at $229.

LaCie Big Disk Extreme+ eSATA and USB 2.0 will be available in 1TB, 1.5TB, and 2TB capacities and comes with professional EMC® Retrospect® for advanced backup management and data restoration for Windows and Mac users. This versatile storage solution is equipped with blazing fast eSATA 3Gbits connectivity, and can reach impressive burst transfers rates of up to 125MB/s thanks to built-in RAID 0 capabilities. The LaCie Big Disk Extreme+ is very easy to use and features the quintessential Neil Poulton d2 design maximum protection and heat dissipation. The LaCie Big Disk Extreme+ eSATA and USB 2.0 version will be available February '08 starting at $360.

LaCie 324 LCD Display is a new 24-inch monitor targeting the needs of creative professionals. Equipped with an industry-leading S-PVA panel, which offers superb colors thanks to its wide 92 percent NTSC gamut, the new LaCie 324 also embeds a 10-bit Gamma Correction mechanism that minimizes banding and ensures color gradients are smoothly rendered. With its 16:10 wide-screen format, this monitor can showcase two letter-size (A4) pages side by side with additional room for palettes and toolbars. The LaCie 324 will be available end of January starting at $1050.