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  • SkyHawk
  • SkyHawk AI
  • ExosX12 (Helium)
 
  SMB surveillance DVR and NVR AI-surveillance NVR Centralized/NVR Analytics
Form Factor
3.5-inch 3.5-inch 3.5-inch
Capacity
10TB1, 8TB, 6TB, 4TB, 3TB, 2TB, 1TB 10TB, 8TB 12TB
Health Management
10TB1, 8TB, 6TB, 4TB -1 -
NVR-Ready
Yes2 Yes (RV sensors) Yes (RV sensors)
# of Cameras Supported
1 to 64 cameras 1 to 64 cameras -
Workload Rating
180TB/year 550TB/year 550TB/year
Rescue Data Recovery Services
Optional Standard -
Warranty
3-year warranty 5-year warranty 5-year warranty
 

Models

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1. Future offering
2. Available on capacities above 3TB

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Optimized for DVRs and NVRs, SkyHawk surveillance drives are tuned for 24×7 workloads in capacities up to 10TB. Equipped with enhanced ImagePerfect firmware, SkyHawk helps to minimize dropped frames and downtime with a workload rating 3× that of a desktop drive and is ready to record up to 90% of the time while supporting up to 64 HD cameras.

 

SkyHawk AI:Designed for AI Surveillance

  • Scalable AI workloads designed to support an additional 16 AI streams while simultaneously and flawlessly recording footage up to 64 HD cameras1
  • ImagePerfect AI provides image integrity with no dropped frames or AI data from loss
  • Built-in RV sensors to support multi-bay configurations of 16+ bays
  • High reliability with 550TB/yr workload rate
  • 2 years of Seagate Rescue Data Recovery Services activated with every SkyHawk AI

1. 16 AI streams = 8 AI channels

Smart Surveillance

SkyHawk’s innovative ImagePerfect and ImagePerfect AI firmware enables smooth, clear video streaming for always-on, 24×7 surveillance environments—helping to ensure your business has a formidable layer of protection. Plus ImagePerfect AI minimizes AI data integrity loss for even better performance.

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SkyHawk AI comes with 2-year Rescue Data Recovery Plan

Your data is incredibly important. Give yourself the ultimate peace of mind with Rescue Data Recovery Plans. Whether there is a hard drive mechanical issue, natural disaster, data corruption or virus, Seagate has you covered. Seagate provides industry leading data recovery and it’s all done in-house at one of Seagate’s secure design labs.

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Keep Your Drive Healthy

SkyHawk Health Management (SHM) is first-to-market with in-depth analysis that helps to prevent data loss. SHM analyzes and provides detailed information on how to improve storage performance. SHM is built into Hikvision NVR 4.0 OS systems.

SkyHawk delivers performance and reliability to our customers

“ The SkyHawk surveillance drives operate with an extreme workload rating, low power consumption, provide long-term drive reliability and can operate in harsh environments, withstanding a variety of temperature ranges – ideal for British Airways i360 being on the seafront. ” Christopher Dean,
Owner of Brighton CCTV

“ After switching to Seagate, we have lower disk failure rates, and we also achieved a remarkable NFD (no frame drop) during our solution partner certification with Milestone System’s Xprotect VMS. ”Bing Wan
Director of Middle East Operations Rasilient Systems

“ All NVRs built by Sentry Security Systems Inc. now feature Seagate SkyHawk surveillance drives because of their proven reliability, increasing performance and recording throughput on our servers. ” Nick Keller
Manager of Technical Services

 
  • SkyHawk
  • SkyHawk AI
  • ExosX12 (Helium)
 
  SMB surveillance DVR and NVR AI-surveillance NVR Centralized/NVR Analytics
Form Factor
3.5-inch 3.5-inch 3.5-inch
Capacity
10TB1, 8TB, 6TB, 4TB, 3TB, 2TB, 1TB 10TB, 8TB 12TB
Health Management
10TB1, 8TB, 6TB, 4TB -1 -
NVR-Ready
Yes2 Yes (RV sensors) Yes (RV sensors)
# of Cameras Supported
1 to 64 cameras 1 to 64 cameras -
Workload Rating
180TB/year 550TB/year 550TB/year
Rescue Data Recovery Services
Optional Standard -
Warranty
3-year warranty 5-year warranty 5-year warranty
 

Models

Models

Models

 

 

1. Future offering
2. Available on capacities above 3TB

Model Data Sheet User Manual Capacity Interface Cache NVR-Ready
SkyHawk AI 10TB
ST10000VE0004

5-year warranty

10TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
SkyHawk 10TB
ST10000VX0004

3-year warranty

10TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
SkyHawk AI 8TB
ST8000VE0004

5-year warranty

8TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
SkyHawk 8TB
ST8000VX0022

3-year warranty

8TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
Surveillance HDD 6TB
ST6000VX0003
6TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB
SkyHawk 6TB
ST6000VX0023

3-year warranty

6TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
SkyHawk 4TB
ST4000VX007

3-year warranty

4TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Yes
SkyHawk 3TB
ST3000VX010

3-year warranty

3TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
SkyHawk 2TB
ST2000VX008

3-year warranty

2TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
Surveillance HDD 2TB +Rescue
ST2000VX005
2TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
SkyHawk 1TB
ST1000VX005

3-year warranty

1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
SV35.6 Series™ SATA Hard Drive 1TB
ST1000VX000
1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
Surveillance HDD 1TB +Rescue
ST1000VX003
1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB

Surveillance System Compatibility

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