Travelstar Z5K500.B

Travelstar Z5K500.B

2.5-inch 7mm
Mobile Hard Drive

  • Low Profile –7mm thickness for slim designs
  • High Capacity – 500GB
  • Quiet Operation – Enjoy a richer audio-listening experience

Ideal for use as primary storage in notebooks and external enclosures, the Travelstar Z5K500.B delivers the right mix of capacity, performance and low power consumption in thin and light mobile applications. This 7mm 2.5-inch mobile drive supports slim mobile system designs and is also compatible with most standard 9.5mm bays. A roomy 500GB of storage capacity holds ample amounts of photos, videos and files. With an operational speed of 5400 RPM, the Z5K500.B is a perfect mainstream storage choice for mobile devices, external storage and gaming consoles.

Standard Models


  • 500GB of capacity on a single disk
  • Advanced Format, industry standard 4K sector size
  • 512 byte emulation
  • 6Gb/s SATA interface
  • Low power consumption
  • Halogen-free for eco-friendly design

Applications / Environments

  • Notebook and ultra-portable PCs
  • Compact desktop PCs
  • External storage
  • Gaming consoles
REACH Certificate of Compliance for HGST Storage Products

REACH Certificate of Compliance for HGST Storage Products.

Agency Approval Letter
RoHS II Compliance and Exemptions for HGST Storage Products

Identifies HGST storage products that comply with the European Union Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of use of certain hazardous substances (“RoHS Directive”).

Agency Approval Letter
Travelstar Z5K500.B Agency Approval Letters
This statement from the appropriate global authorities certifies that the Travelstar Z5K500.B mobile hard disk drives meet the criteria for electronic products safety standards.
Agency Approval Letter
Travelstar Z5K500.B Data Sheet
This two-page document gives the highlights, best-fit applications, model,numbers and basic technical specs for the Travelstar Z5K500.B mobile HDD.
Data sheet
Travelstar 5K500.B Technical Reference Manual

This document details the technical information for Travelstar 5K500.B. Includes information on functional operation (drive and disk characteristics) and interface definitions.