Seagate Pipeline HD Gen-2 3.5" Hard Disk Drive 500GB SATA-300 8MB

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Pipeline HD drives deliver unprecedented levels of acoustic, power and vibration performance with room for at least 320 hours of your favorite SD content at a high reliability of 0.57% AFR. The Seagate Pipeline HD hard drive lets manufacturers optimize drive performance for demanding DVR and media centre environments to meet the needs of the high-definition marketplace. Best-Fit Applications: DVRs and media centres ? External storage ? Home theater PC ? IPTV ? Multimedia hard drive recorders ? Karaoke and audio jukeboxes.


Boasting capacities up to 500 GB, Seagate Pipeline HD drives deliver unprecedented levels of acoustic, power and vibration performance for high-definition DVRs. With the ability to support at least 10 simultaneous high-definition video streams and operate at drive case temperatures of up to 75?C, they provide reliable storage that enables consumers to take full advantage of premium services like video on demand. Featuring Windows Vista certification that makes them an ideal solution for media centres, Seagate Pipeline HD drives are the gold standard for high-definition recording.


Three years.

Hard Disk

Drive Interface

SATA 3Gb/s

Disk Size

3.5 Inches

Disk Capacity


Data Buffer/RAM







Data Transfer Rates


Average Seek Time


Average Latency



Power Requirement Spin Up (Max)


Power Requirement Idle (Ready)



Acoustics (Seek Mode)


Acoustics (Idle Mode)


Operating Temperature

0 to 70?C

Non Operating Temperature

-40 to 70?C

Temperature Gradient

20?C per hour

Relative Humidity

5 to 90%

Vibration (Operating)


Vibration (Non-Operating)


Shock (Operating)

70Gs for 2ms

Shock (Non Operating)

350Gs for 2ms

Altitude (Operating)

?60.96 to 3,048m

Altitude (Non-Operating)



Enclosure type



10.19cm (W) x 14.7cm (D) x 2.0cm (H) - Weight 0.38kg


  • Maxtor Pipeline HD Gen-2 3.5 inch Hard Disk Drive
  • 500GB Capacity
  • Interface: SATA 3.0Gb/s
  • 8-MB cache
  • High capacity enables new television services, such as video on demand, high-definition DVRs and home media centres
  • 320 GB on a single platter enables a cost-effective entry point
  • PVR acoustic profile as low as 19dB supports bedroom and living room system usage models
  • Operational power consumption as low as 4.7 W for greater energy efficiency and reduced heat generation
  • Capable of operating at drive case temperatures of up to 75?C
  • Proven Seagate reliability?designed for worry-free DVR operation with segment-leading AFR of 0.57%
  • Low-current spin-up for ease of integration and power supply design
  • Supports at least 10 simultaneous high-definition or standard-definition video streams
  • Available Seagate Secure technology improves content security as part of a system digital rights management strategy
  • Seagate SoftSonic motor technology and optimized seek profiles enable years of quiet, worry-free operation
  • Three year warranty

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Catalogue No: EL-02027997