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.
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.
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.
* A sone is a subjective unit of loudness as perceived by a person with normal hearing.
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.*
*Based upon dual tuner system operating in typical 30°C air ambient environment.
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.
In the Box
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.