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That's funny I've been using LaCie's for the past 8 years with no  
problems, as opposed to some others out there. Maybe it's because I  
use a Mac., but even in a windows environment, the LaCies have been  
rock solid.

Adrian


On May 27, 2009, at 3:09 PM, Lou Judson wrote:

> Seagate is good, but an audio recovery firm I know has dozens of  
> bad LaCie's that have required expensive recovery when they failed.  
> Just a word of warning. Maxtor is now owned by Seagate and they are  
> made in the same factory. Seagate has longer warranty, though.
>
> Buy twice as many as you need, whatever it is and keep duplicates.  
> Some like to keep three sets, one offsite, for safety... Expect to  
> migrate the files to new drives periodically, as hard drives will  
> not last forever.
>
> Digital material does not exist if not backed up, it is said.
>
> <L>
> Lou Judson  Intuitive Audio
> 415-883-2689
>
>
> On May 27, 2009, at 12:00 PM, Dave Kesner wrote:
>
>> We've been having good luck with our Seagate "Free Agent" 1.5TB  
>> drive.  Have
>> also done well with LaCie and Maxtors...
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Dave Kesner
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>> UCSD Arts Library
>> 9500 Gilman Dr. 0175Q
>> La Jolla, CA 92093
>> 858 534-1268 (office)
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