WD AV-class storage Fine-tuned for surveillance, digital media and set top box media applications.
Standard desktop-class hard drives are designed to operate approximately eight hours per day for five days per week. Consider now that a set top box, surveillance or multimedia DVR typically runs 24 hours per day, for seven days per week recording and playing back numerous simultaneous video. What is needed for applications like these in another type of drive a WD AV-class drive. Storage specifically designed for digital recording and playback.
- 24x7 reliability
- These drives are designed to last in always-on, streaming digital audio/video environments such as PVRs, DVRs and surveillance video recorders.
- Low power equals lower temperature
- WD has reduced power consumption by up to 40 percent compared to competitors drives. This minimizes heat and enables the drive to operate more reliably over longer periods of time.
- Whisper quiet
- Noise levels have been minimized to less than one sone virtually below the threshold of human hearing.
These drives are designed to last in always-on, streaming digital audio/video environments such as PVRs, DVRs and surveillance video recorders.
Tested for compatibility in a broad range of AV products including set top boxes, DVD recorders, and mainstream surveillance systems.
A cool drives is a more reliable drive. WD continues to develop new and innovative ways to keep drives cool while they are operating.
Calculates optimum seek speeds to lower power consumption, noise and vibration.