Seagate Announces New Video Surveillance Hard Drives

Posted: Apr 7 2009, 10:00am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:46pm CDT, in Hardware & Peripherals


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Seagate has announced new hard drives aimed at the surveillance industry called the SV35.5 Series. The drives are optimized for 24x7 use with capacities up to 1TB. Seagate promises that the line has best in class reliability, performance, capacity, acoustics, and power consumption.

The drives are performance tunes for 140MB/s sustained sequential data rates and ATA-7 streaming commands for high-speed transfers. The drives also feature built-in error recovery for non-stop streaming, thermal monitoring, and reporting.

The drives come in 1TB, 500GB, and 250GB capacities and spin at 7200 rpm. The interface used is SATA 3Gbps. The drives can handle 47 simultaneous video streams in 704x576 resolution. At idle the drives need 5 watts of power for the 250GB version and 7 watts for 500GB and 1TB capacities.

Via Seagate

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