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250GB to 500GB
2.5-inch mobile hard drive for digital video apps
High Capacity / Low Profile – Up to 500GB in a thin, 7mm thickness for design flexibility
Ready for Action – 24x7 availability for digital video apps
Quiet Operation – Enjoy a richer audio-listening experience
Learn more about Advanced Format Drives.
CinemaStar™ 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 portable video products.