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

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

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

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

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

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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.

Reliable
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.
Quiet
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.
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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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    Specifications
    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
    Performance
    Data Transfer Rate Buffer to host*: 3 Gbps
    Host to drive: 136 Mbps

    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

    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
    Idle:0.65
    Standby/Sleep:0.20
    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
    General
    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)

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