Seagate Video 2.5 HDD

Purpose-Built DVR Video Storage

Cool, Quiet, Low Power Video Performance.

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Seagate expands video hard drive offerings to a 2.5” HDD platform to support 24x7 applications.

  • Purpose-built 2.5” video drives designed specifically for for STB and DVR manufacturers
  • Video HDD optimized for streaming, recording and playback of your favorite video content
  • Entry level or home surveillance video storage solution
  • Industry leading AFR of 0.55%
  • 3-year limited warranty

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Purpose-Built DVR Video Storage

Designed specifically for video applications Video 2.5 HDDs are built to ensure your customers have the best video experience. From streaming to acoustics to reliability, Seagate Video 2.5 HDDs are fine tuned to thrive in video applications for both system integrators and end users.

  • Support for up to 12 simultaneous HD streams
  • Video playback optimized with Command Completion Time (CCT) to ensure smooth data delivery
  • 500GB supports up to 38 hours of your favorite movies and TV shows, or 100,000 photos or 125,000 songs!

 

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24x7 Video HDD Reliability

Trusted by the world’s leading set top box manufacturers, Seagate brings over ten years of experience, proven reliability and performance to the video storage world.

Backed by 0.55% AFR, Video 2.5 HDDs offer industry leading reliability for 24x7, video applications.

Your best movies, TV shows and media favorites are all stored on your DVR or media center – trust Seagate to protect them.

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Video HDD Design Flexibility

Seagate Video 2.5 HDDs are offered in a 7mm form factor allowing flexibility for design integration. A 500GB 7mm Seagate Video HDD takes up 1/6 the space of the same 3.5" 500GB video hard drive and consumes 55% less power. These design enhancements allow for low heat emission which enables solution engineers to consider new options like fanless box designs.

Cut your power consumption up to 55% by choosing Seagate Video 2.5 HDDs over competing 3.5-inch video offerings.

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Purpose-built video performance you can count on

Streaming, recording and playing back your favorite content whenever you want, you can rely on Seagate® Video 2.5 HDDs to keep your content safe until you need it. Our purpose-built Video 2.5 HDDs feature:

  • Support for up to 12 simultaneous HD streams
  • Video playback optimized with Command Completion Time (CCT) to ensure smooth data delivery
  • 500GB supports up to 38 hours of your favorite movies and TV shows, or 100,000 photos or 125,000 songs!
  • Near silent acoustics
  • Low power consumption helps reduce heat emissions and qualify video solutions for Energy Star standards
  • Designed and tested to work in higher temperature environments (like entertainment centers) for improved reliability
  • Years of experience with custom built video drives brings you the industry’s best reliability of 0.55% AFR

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Reliable 24x7 video storage

Your best movies, TV shows and media favorites are all stored on your DVR or media center – trust Seagate to protect them.

While Video 2.5 HDDs are hard at work storing your favorite TV shows and movies, your content will be kept safe, protected by an AFR of 0.55%. Spend more time living with your favorite content at your fingertips.

We’ve mastered a combination of low power consumption and heat emissions along with 24x7 operation to give you industry- leading reliability of 0.55% AFR required for video needs

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Low power video HDD

Demands for low energy consumption are raising the bar for set- top box and DVR manufacturers, and Seagate helps customers meet new Energy Star requirements.

Cut your power consumption up to 55% by choosing Seagate Video 2.5 HDDs over competing 3.5-inch video offerings.

Perfect for

  • Increase the storage and streaming capacity of DVR and media center applications
  • Build digital video recorders, home theater PCs, karaoke and audio jukeboxes
  • Enhance performance and storage in cable, satellite and IPTV set-top boxes
  • Enable in-camera or home surveillance systems

What's in the box

  • Seagate® Video 2.5 HDD
  • Exceptional DVR functionality, like pausing live TV, commercial skipping and more
  • The industry's leading consumer video storage device
  • New options for designing energy-efficient, cost-effective consumer electronics
  • Industry-leading reliability

Capacity
Interface
Cache
Hours of Video Supported
500GB 320GB 250GB
SATA 3Gb/s SATA 3Gb/s SATA 3Gb/s
16MB 16MB 16MB
38 24 19