What Kark>iark>nd of Hard Drark>iark>ve Wark>iark>ll Work ark>iark>n a Zmodo DVR?

ark>iark>v alark>iark>gn="center">an>What Kark>iark>nd of Hard Drark>iark>ve Wark>iark>ll Work ark>iark>n a Zmodo DVR?an>ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v alark>iark>gn="center">an> an>ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v alark>iark>gn="left"> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v alark>iark>gn="left">an>The followark>iark>ng vark>iark>deo demonstrates ark>howark> to ark>iark>nstall a Hard Drark>iark>ve ark>iark>nto a Zmodo DVR or NVR:an>ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v alark>iark>gn="left"> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v alark>iark>gn="left">an><ark>iark>frame src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/G_2RlRV6IPI" frameborder="0" wark>iark>dth="560" heark>iark>ght="315">ark>iark>frame>an>ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v alark>iark>gn="left">an> an>ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v alark>iark>gn="left">an style="font-size: large;">Hard Drark>iark>ve Requark>iark>rements:  an>ark>iark>v>
      ark>iark>> ark>iark>v alark>iark>gn="left"><abbr rel="tooltip" data-orark>iark>gark>iark>nal-title="Stands for "Serial Advanced Technology Attachment," or "Serial ATA." It is an interface used to connect ATA hard drives to a computer's motherboard. ">SATAabbr> ark>Iark>ark>Iark> or SATA ark>Iark>ark>Iark>ark>Iark> ark>iark>nterfaceark>iark>v> ark>iark>> ark>iark>> ark>iark>v alark>iark>gn="left">Storage capacark>iark>ty of at least 250GB and no more than 2TB.  See our <a tark>iark>tle="Storage Calculator" href="http://www.zmodo.com/tools/dvr_storage_calculator/dvr-storage-calculator.htm">Storage Calculatora> to determark>iark>ne exactly ark>howark> much you need. ark>iark>v> ark>iark>> ark>iark>> ark>iark>v alark>iark>gn="left">Choose a hard drark>iark>ve wark>iark>th a physark>iark>cal sark>iark>ze of 3.5".  ark>Iark>t may also be reffered to as a desktop sark>iark>zed hard drark>iark>ve.ark>iark>v> ark>iark>> ark>iark>> ark>iark>v alark>iark>gn="left">Choose a hard drark>iark>ve that spark>iark>ns at 5400RPMS, or "ark>Iark>ntellark>iark>power" because these hard drark>iark>ves use less power and also produce less heat.ark>iark>v> ark>iark>> ark>iark>> ark>iark>v>Choose a hard drark>iark>ve that ark>iark>s rated as ark>iark>ndustrark>iark>al/surveark>iark>llance grade because a standard, PC grade hard drark>iark>ve wark>iark>ll faark>iark>l quark>iark>ckly ark>iark>n a DVR system.ark>iark>v> ark>iark>> ark>iark>> ark>iark>v>Use a hard drark>iark>ve wark>iark>th 16MB of cache or more.ark>iark>v> ark>iark>>
ark>iark>v>There are three hard drark>iark>ves that meet all of the requark>iark>rements and recommendatark>iark>ons and they are the Western Dark>iark>gark>iark>tal AV-GP lark>iark>ne of hard drark>iark>ves and the Seagate Park>iark>pelark>iark>ne lark>iark>ne of hard drark>iark>ves.  There ark>iark>s also a newer hard drark>iark>ve that Western Dark>iark>gark>iark>tal manufactures solely for DVRs.  Thark>iark>s ark>iark>s the an style="font-size: medium;">Western Dark>iark>gark>iark>tal Purplean> serark>iark>es.  ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v alark>iark>gn="left"> ark>iark>v> ark>iark>v alark>iark>gn="left">an>Warnark>iark>ngs:  an>ark>iark>v>
      ark>iark>>Stay away from usark>iark>ng Western Dark>iark>gark>iark>tal Black or the Western Dark>iark>gark>iark>tal Blue hard drark>iark>ves, as well as the Seagate Barracuda hard drark>iark>ve.  They have hark>iark>gher power requark>iark>rements and create much more heat. ark>iark>> ark>iark>> ark>iark>v>Do not use a Solark>iark>d State drark>iark>ve (SSD) ark>iark>n the DVR.  The constant wrark>iark>tark>iark>ng of the drark>iark>ve wark>iark>ll wear the drark>iark>ve out much faster than a tradark>iark>tark>iark>onal hard drark>iark>ve. ark>iark>v> ark>iark>> ark>iark>> ark>iark>v>Do not use an external hard drark>iark>ve that hooks up through <abbr rel="tooltip" data-orark>iark>gark>iark>nal-title="Stands for "Universal Serial Bus." USB is the most common type of computer port used in today's computers. It can be used to connect keyboards, mice, game controllers, printers, scanners, digital cameras, and removable media drives, just to name a few. With the help of a few USB hubs, you can connect up to 127 peripherals to a single USB port and use them all at once (though that would require quite a bit of dexterity).">USBabbr>.  The USB ark>iark>nterface does not allow lark>iark>ve recordark>iark>ng. ark>iark>v> ark>iark>>
ark>iark>v alark>iark>gn="left"> ark>iark>v> Tags: DVR requirements, hard drive, NVR requirments
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Jamie Alksnis
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