Seagate SkyHawk Lite - 1TB 5900RPM SATA III 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5" Surveillance Hard Drive - ST1000VX008


Warranty3 Year Manufacture Warranty
AvailabilityYes - Ships in 1 to 2 Days
ManufacturerSeagate Technology
SeriesSeagate SkyHawk Lite
UPC CodeDoes Not Apply

Product Specs

Product Specs
Capacity1 TB
Spindle Speed5900 RPM (FDB) Low RPM Power Motor
Cache Buffer64 MB OptiCache Disk Caching
Advanced FormatYes (logical 512e / physical 4096)
Form Factor3.5 Inch Internal Hard Drive
InterfaceSATA III 6Gb/sec (Generation 3)
Interface Speed6Gb/sec - Data Transfer Rate (max) Buffer to Host
Data Transfer Rateup to 175MB/sec Host to/from Drive (Sustained)
Interface ConnectorSATA (7-Pin Signal and 15-Pin Power Connector)
Interface NoteBackwards Compatible with SATA II 3Gb/s and SATA I 1.5Gb/s
Recording TechnologyCurrent-Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (TGMR) Technology
Life Expectancy1 Million Hours MTBF (Mean Time Before Failures) / 8760 Power on Hours per year (24x7)
Workload Rating<180 TB/yr (Workload Rate Limit) / 300,000 (Load/Unload Cycles)
Shock ResistanceOperating: 70Gs write (2ms) / 80Gs read (2ms) - Non Operating: 350Gs (2ms)
Rohs CompliantYes
Dimensions(L x W x H) 5.787 in. x 4.0 in. x 0.795 in.
ClassificationVideo Surveillance Drives

Key Features

  • Capacities up to 2TB
  • Built for 24/7 (always-on) Video Surveillance Applications
  • Supports up to 32 HD Cameras and up to 2 Drive Bays
  • DVR/NVR Ready Design
  • Tarnish-Resistant Components
  • Power Choice for Selectable Power Savings
  • Annualized Workload Rating of 120TB per Year
  • Full-Track Multiple Sector Transfer Capability
  • Current-Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (TGMR) Technology
  • Seagate OptiCache Technology
  • Seagate AcuTrac Servo Technology
  • Native Command Queuing Technology
  • Thermal Monitoring and Reporting Technology
  • Rotational Vibration Technology
  • State-of-the-Art Cache and On-the-Fly Error-Correction Algorithms
  • Dual Stage Actuator (DSA) Technology
  • Built in Error Recovery Technology
  • Balance Technology to Support Multiple Drives in a System
  • Whisper Quiet with Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Motors

Seagate SkyHawk Lite Surveillance Hard Drive

The Seagate SkyHawk Lite Surveillance drive is a specialized hard drive designed for use in surveillance systems. It is optimized for high-definition, always-on video surveillance systems with up to 64 cameras, providing reliable and consistent performance for long-term storage of video footage. Some of the key features of the SkyHawk Lite include high capacity, enhanced workload rating, optimized support for surveillance systems, advanced power management, health management, and compatibility with most surveillance systems.

The Seagate SkyHawk Lite is designed for small office and home to reliably record and play back sharp, high-quality video footage with no dropped frames.

    Key Advantages

  • Best-in-class surveillance-optimized hard drive is precision-tuned for high write surveillance workloads operating 24×7 in small business/home environments.
  • Built-in ImagePerfect firmware supports reliable, smooth streaming with no dropped frames.
  • Up to 2TB capacities, recommended for up to 32 HD cameras of surveillance video recording and playback, and comes with 3-year limited warranty.
  • Engineered for workloads of 120TB/year, >2 times that of desktop drives.
  • Low power consumption and startup current minimizes heat and vibration emission, improving long-term drive reliability.
  • Tarnish-resistant components help protect drive from environmental elements, increasing field reliability.

    Best-Fit Applications

  • Surveillance DVR/NVR up to 2 bays


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