Seagate announces world’s first Purpose-Built 4TB 3.5-inch Video hard disk drive
Seagate today announced the new Seagate Video 3.5 HDD— the industry’s first 4TB, 3.5-inch hard disk drive (HDD) engineered specifically for use in video applications such as digital video recorders (DVRs), set-top boxes (STBs), and surveillance systems. Purpose-built for video solutions, the Video 3.5 HDD can store up to 480 hours of high-definition (HD) content making it the industry’s highest-capacity drive designed specifically for video. Engineered to deliver superior performance and operation in three key areas of importance to manufacturers– high capacity and streaming capability, reliability and acoustics— the Video 3.5 HDD is ideal for satellite and cable providers and surveillance system builders.
Featuring capacities up to 4TB, the drive supports up to 16 simultaneous HD streams or 20 standard-definition streams as well as 24×7 operation capabilities making it ideal for video content applications.The drive is engineered for low power consumption and heat emissions allowing solution providers greater design flexibility. Boasting near silent acoustics, the drive operates below the range of audible sound for the human ear at just 2.3 decibels providing optimized acoustics for home entertainment components — crucial for consumer electronics and video applications.