WD AV 500GB 3.5" SATA Media Hard Drive

QuickFind: 185911 Mfr part code: WD5000AVDS
  • Optimised for media & set-top box use
  • SATA-II 3Gb/s Interface
  • 5400rpm / 32MB cache
  • 3yr warranty

Product Description

WD AV 500GB 3.5" SATA Media Hard Drive

Power-conserving WD AV-GP SATA hard drives take advantage of WD's GreenPower technology to meet the extreme requirements of demanding audio and video environments. With power reduction of up to 40%, they deliver cool and quiet operation and reliability perfect for audio video applications such as PVRs, DVRs, Set-Top Boxes (STBs) as well as surveillance video recording.

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Technical Specification

WD AV 500GB 3.5" SATA Media Hard Drive


Interface SATA 3Gb/s
Device Type Hard drive - internal
Capacity 500 GB
Form Factor 3.5" x 1/3H
Buffer Size 32 MB
Features Native Command Queuing (NCQ), IntelliSeek, Preemptive Wear Leveling (PWL), SilkStream, IntelliPark, IntelliPower, GreenPower technology
Width 10.2 cm
Depth 14.7 cm
Height 2.6 cm
Weight 440 g

Expansion & Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x SATA 3 Gb/s - 7 pin Serial ATA
Compatible Bays 1 x internal - 3.5" x 1/3H
Compatible Bay 3.5" x 1/3H

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 3 years
Service & Support Limited warranty - 3 years


Drive Transfer Rate 300 MBps (external)
Internal Data Rate 110 MBps
Average Latency 4.2 ms


Non-Recoverable Errors 1 per 10^15
Start / Stop Cycles 300,000


Compliant Standards RoHS

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 60 °C
Shock Tolerance 65 g @ 2ms (operating) / 350 g @ 2ms (non-operating)

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