External HDD backup drives

Started 9 months ago | Discussions thread
Jacques Cornell
Veteran MemberPosts: 4,160Gear list
Like?
Redundancy, not brand choice
In reply to mike in london, 9 months ago

mike in london wrote:

What is currently the best USB 3 or TB2 external HDD that is rock solid, very reliable and pro spec?

Mike
--
www.mikecurryphotography.com

I've seen hard drives of every major brand fail over the past 14 years in my work as a photo assistant, digital consultant, and digital photographer. The lesson I take from this is that real reliability comes from redundancy, not brand choice.

I like LaCie for their features, design, price, perceived build quality, and performance. But, I have no illusions they're disaster-proof. I keep three copies of everything onsite and another offsite.

-- hide signature --

jacquescornell.com

 Jacques Cornell's gear list:Jacques Cornell's gear list
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Panasonic Lumix G Vario 7-14mm F4 ASPH Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45-200mm F4-5.6 OIS Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm 1:1.8 +27 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow