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WD 500 GB WD AV-25 2.5-Inch SATA Hard Drive

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Product Highlights
  • Advanced Format
  • Ultra-Cool Operation
  • Low Power Consumption
  • Quiet & Reliable

The 500 GB WD AV-25 2.5-inch SATA Hard Drive from WD supports up to five simultaneous HD video streams with cool quiet operation. Ideal for DVRs, set-top boxes and digital video surveillance, the WD AV-25 2.5-inch SATA hard drive provides reliability in 24x7 always-on environments. It also offers 1 million hours of MTBF and leading edge technologies like SilkStream.

These drives are designed to last in always-on streaming digital audio/video environments such as DVR/PVR, digital video surveillance and other demanding multimedia applications.
Advanced Format Technology
Leading edge technology delivers improved video quality and AV performance through enhanced error correction capability.
SilkStream Technology
The drive is optimized for smooth and continuous digital video playback of up to five simultaneous high definition streams. SilkStream is compatible with the ATA streaming command set so AV customers can use standard streaming management and error recovery options.
Ultra-Cool Operation
A cool drive is a more reliable drive. WD continues to develop new and innovative ways to keep drives cool while they are operating.
Noise levels have been minimized to less than one sone* - virtually below the threshold of human hearing. 1
Low Power Consumption
The drive draws less than 2 Watts while operating and a mere 4.75 Watts during spin up.
1 Million Hours MTBF
Best-in-class reliability for small-form factor AV storage.* 2
Preemptive Wear Leveling
The drive arm frequently sweeps across the disk to reduce uneven wear on the drive surface common to audio video streaming applications.
Interface SATA 3 Gbps
Formatted Capacity 500,107 Mb
User Sectors per Drive 976,773,168
Form Factor 2.5" (6.35 cm)
Advanced Format (AF) Yes
RoHS Compliant Yes
Data Transfer Rate Buffer to host*: 3 Gbps
Host to drive: 136 Mbps 1
Please Note:

Maximum burst rate running the specified PIO, DMA, or Ultra ATA transfer.

Cache 16 Mb
Rotational Speed 5400 RPM
Average Drive Ready Time 4 second
Reliability / Data Integrity
Load/Unload Cycles 600,000 2
Please Note:

Controlled unload at ambient condition.

Non-Recoverable Read Errors <1 in 10 per bit reads
Power Management
5VDC ±10% 0.975
Average Power Requirements Read/Write: 1.7
Environmental Requirements
Temperature Operating: 32 to 140°F (0 to 60°C)
Non-Operating: -40 to 149°F (-40 to 65°C)
Shock Operating (2 ms, read): 350
Non-operating (2 ms): 1000
Acoustics Idle: 22
Quiet Seek mode: 25
Dimensions (HxWxL) 0.37 x 2.75 x 3.94" (0.93 x 6.98 x 10 cm)
Weight 3.52 oz (99.79 g)
WD 500 GB WD AV-25 2.5-Inch SATA Hard Drive
  • 3 Year Limited Warranty
  • Note:The term of the limited warranty may vary by region.

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