November 18, 2008 While retaining the same shock-resistant form factor as its predecessors, Lacie's latest addition to its Rugged line of portable hard disk drives is the first to sport a HDMI output for direct playback on HDTVs.
The bus-powered LaCinema Rugged includes graphic menus and remote control for managing content from the comfort of your lounge-room chair and supports HDMI 1080i upscaling for viewing videos on HDTV and photos in high-def. Connection with Mac or PC is via USB 2.0.
The LaCie LaCinema Rugged is available in 250GB, 320GB and 500GB capacities starting at USD$199.
LaCinema Rugged compatibility: