SkyHawk

Smart, Safe, Secure
Surveillance Hard Drives

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Optimized for DVRs and NVRs, SkyHawk™ surveillance drives are tuned for 24x7 workloads in capacities up to 10TB. Equipped with enhanced ImagePerfect™ firmware, SkyHawk helps to minimize dropped frames and downtime with a workload rating 3x that of a desktop drive and IS ready to record up to 90% of the time while supporting up to 64 HD cameras.

 

SkyHawk Is Smart

The innovative ImagePerfect firmware enables smooth, clear video streaming for always-on, 24/7 surveillance environments—helping to ensure your business can always have a formidable layer of protection.

And SkyHawk Is Vigilant

  • Built to record 90% of the time — supports up to 64 cameras
  • Up to 10TB or 2,000+1 hours of HD video
  • 180TB/year workload rating, 3× the workload of a desktop drive and backed by a 3-year limited warranty
  • NVR ready drives deliver robust drive design for multi-drive environments
  • Protect your data against the unexpected with an optional +Rescue Data Recovery Service plan

1. HD video stream measured as a Mpeg-4 H.264 satellite and 30fps 2MP HD security or 10Mb/s

Use the Video Storage Selector to find the best hard drive. For more information, refer to the Surveillance Drive Selection Guide or Surveillance System Application Guide.

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Be Safe

Give yourself the ultimate peace of mind with SkyHawk surveillance drives and never miss a frame, even in harsh environments. SkyHawk’s extreme workload rating, low power consumption and NVR ready design can improve long-term drive reliability. SkyHawk can also reliably perform in operating temperatures—from 0°C to 70°C—while tarnish-resistant components offer further protection out in the field.

Soar Higher and Longer

SkyHawk is built to scale with your needs and reliably performs in multi-drive systems. Multi-drive surveillance systems can rely on the SkyHawk’s RAID-optimized hardware, keeping drives and systems in the field longer.

  • NVR ready design enables reliable performance in DVR and NVR systems with 8+ drives*
  • Robust drive design in a RAID environment maintains drive performance by improving vibration tolerance

Stay Secure and Be Prepared

Be prepared for the unthinkable with a 3-year Seagate +Rescue Data Recovery Service plan. Under the protective wing of SkyHawk, vandalism, viruses and accidents are no longer the end of the world.

  • Fast and easy recovery process—data can often be restored in 15 days or less
  • Seagate leads the industry in data recovery with a 90% success rate

 
  • SkyHawk
  • Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD
 
Suggested Application
SMB surveillance DVR and NVR Video analytics or archive
Capacity
10TB, 8TB, 6TB, 4TB 3TB, 2TB, 1TB 10TB, 8TB, 6TB, 5TB, 4TB, 3TB, 2TB, 1TB
# of Drive Bays Supported*
8+ 1 to 8-bays 5+
# of Cameras Supported
1 to 64 100+
Workload Rating
180TB/year 550TB/year
Warranty
3 years 5 years
Rescue Service Available
Yes No
Related Products
Capacity - Related Products
4TB, 3TB, 2TB, 1TB, 500GB, 320GB, 250GB 8TB, 6TB, 5TB, 3TB, 2TB, 1TB
 

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Model Data Sheet User Manual Capacity Interface Cache Rotational Vibration Sensors
SkyHawk 10TB
ST10000VX0004

3-year warranty

10TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
Surveillance HDD +Rescue 8TB Hard Drive
ST8000VX0012
8TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB
Surveillance HDD 8TB Hard Drive
ST8000VX0002
8TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB
SkyHawk 8TB
ST8000VX0022

3-year warranty

8TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
Surveillance HDD 6TB
ST6000VX0001
6TB SATA 6Gb/s 128MB
Surveillance HDD 6TB +Rescue
ST6000VX0011
6TB SATA 6Gb/s 128MB
SkyHawk 6TB
ST6000VX0023

3-year warranty

6TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
Surveillance HDD 5TB
ST5000VX0001
5TB SATA 6Gb/s 128MB
Surveillance HDD 5TB +Rescue
ST5000VX0011
5TB SATA 6Gb/s 128MB
Surveillance HDD 4TB
ST4000VX000
4TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
SkyHawk 4TB
ST4000VX007

3-year warranty

4TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Yes
Surveillance HDD 4TB +Rescue
ST4000VX002
4TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
SV35.6 Series™ +Rescue SATA 3-TB Hard Drive
ST3000VX004
3TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
Surveillance HDD 3TB
ST3000VX006
3TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
Surveillance HDD 3TB +Rescue
ST3000VX005
3TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
SkyHawk 3TB
ST3000VX010

3-year warranty

3TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB No
SV35.6 Series™ SATA Hard Drive 3TB
ST3000VX000
3TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
SkyHawk 2TB
ST2000VX008

3-year warranty

2TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB No
Surveillance HDD 2TB
ST2000VX003
2TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
SV35.6 Series™ SATA Hard Drive 2TB
ST2000VX000
2TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
Surveillance HDD 2TB +Rescue
ST2000VX005
2TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
SV35.6 Series™ +Rescue SATA 2-TB Hard Drive
ST2000VX004

3-year warranty

2TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
Surveillance HDD 1TB
ST1000VX001
1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
SkyHawk 1TB
ST1000VX005

3-year warranty

1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB No
SV35.6 Series™ SATA Hard Drive 1TB
ST1000VX000
1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
Surveillance HDD 1TB +Rescue
ST1000VX003
1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
SV35.6 Series™ +Rescue SATA 1-TB Hard Drive
ST1000VX002
1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB

Surveillance System Compatibility

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24x7 Surveillance Hotline

The Seagate surveillance support line is available 24x7 to help address any questions you have from questions on choosing the right drive to general support inquiries.