If you are buying a transfer drive to send files to a client, don't you want the cheapest drive you
can find? USB hardrive would be the thing to look at.
On 6/18/13 4:12 PM, Linda Feltner wrote:
> Wow, Geoff, that is smokin' fast....
> Perhaps I should have detailed my needs first...
> I need to upload all my job files, for a client I've worked for for 20+ years. The electronic files
> go back maybe 15. But I also have numerous drawings, that are scanned.
> Instead of uploading to the Cloud, the best way is for me to upload to an external drive, and ship
> them the hard drive. It seems the City's method is complicated, time consuming and may be fraught
> with issues.
> I have no idea how many files or size I'll need, until I get into the transfer, so I want to select
> a large enough size to have room. The faster the better, yes. So the drive needs to be compatible
> with other machines. I think the tech I send it to uses Mac. No idea of his operating system.
> My operating system is OS10.6.8, and I don't have Thunderbolt. I could probably connect through an
> ethernet port, or Firewire 800.
> I now wonder if another mac can open the drive, if it has a different operating system?
> Your system sounds fantastic, though. I do like LaCie. They just seem to get better and better.
> Many thanks,
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