WESTERN DIGITAL TRAVELSTAR CSC5K500 500GB SATA 2.5IN 7MM 5400RPM INT
Expanding the CinemaStar family
CinemaStarTM Z5K500 is the second generation 7mm, 5400 RPM, 2.5-inch consumer electronics hard drive with capacities from 250GB to 500GB. These 500GB per platter models use Advanced Format and have been customized to support digital video and surveillance applications. Advanced Format increases physical sector size from 512 bytes to 4096 (4K) bytes, thereby increasing capacities and error correction capabilities. Consult the HGST Advanced Format Technology Brief for more information on these drives. The slimmer CinemaStar Z5K500 is designed as a direct replacement for standard 9.5mm HDD and is well suited for TV integration and video products.
Designed for digital video solutions
An exceptional blend of audio/visual (AV) features fine tunes the CinemaStar Z5K500 for video storage applications. HGST SmoothStream technology supports the ATA-7 streaming command set, and SCT provides time-limited error recovery and thermal monitoring capabilities. CinemaStar Z5K500 is offered with silent-seek acoustics for excellent sound quality. HGST continues to provide near silent operation to make the Z5K500 an ideal choice for home DVR applications and surveillance systems. The CinemaStar Z5K500 carries the HGST EcoTrac classification due to its low power consumption and eco-friendly, halogen-free production. This sixth generation 2.5-inch CinemaStar drive, with its balanced capacity, power-management and ruggedness delivers greater design flexibility for next-generation video sy stems.
CinemaStar Z5K500 elevates hard drive reliability to new levels with an improved protection scheme for power fluctuation and enhanced TFC for improved error rates. HGST offers customers system design and integration services including, but not limited to hard drive selection, optimization, software compatibility assessment, performance profiling, problem analysis and reliability consultation. Team HGST is ready to help you deliver a successful video device. The HGST CinemaStar product line is optimized for video applications on any size system.
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