SEAGATE Surveillance Skyhawk 2TB HDD SATA 6Gb/s 256MB cache 3.5p 24×7 SMR Air 24×7 BLK

Smart. Safe. Secure. Seagate provides drives specifically for surveillance storage for years. SkyHawk is built to keep systems in the field longer and reduce the need for post-deployment support.




36 Months Bring-In Warranty

Device Type

Hard drive – internal


2 TB


SATA 6Gb/s

Buffer Size

256 MB

Bytes per Sector



Native Command Queuing (NCQ), Worldwide Name (WWN), 24×7 availability, S.M.A.R.T.


101.6 mm


146.99 mm


20.2 mm


415 g

Drive Transfer Rate

600 MBps (external)

Internal Data Rate

180 MBps

Average Latency

6 ms


1,000,000 hours

24x7 Operation


Non-Recoverable Errors

1 per 10^14

Load / Unload Cycles



1 x SATA 6 Gb/s

Min Operating Temperature

0 °C

Max Operating Temperature

70 °C

Min Storage Temperature

-40 °C

Max Storage Temperature

70 °C

Humidity Range Operating

5 – 90%

  • 1M hour MTBF – designed for high write duty cycle across SkyHawk
  • ATA AV Command support – streaming video command support across SkyHawk
  • Best-in-class acoustic performance means virtually silent operation
  • Built-in error recovery for non-stop video streaming
  • Compliant with RoHS requirements in China and Europe
  • Full-track multiple-sector transfer capability without local processor intervention
  • Idle3 power mode support
  • Low activity power
  • Low-RPM spindle speed
  • Native Command Queuing with command ordering to increase performance in demanding applications
  • Performance-tuned for seamless video applications
  • Reliability for 24×7 video surveillance applications
  • Rotational Vibration – mitigation of system level rotational vibration inside SkyHawk
  • SeaTools diagnostic software performs a drive self-test that eliminates unnecessary drive returns.
  • State-of-the-art cache and on-the-fly error-correction algorithms
  • Streaming video optimization – consistent command completion times & ERC support across SkyHawk
  • Support for S.M.A.R.T. drive monitoring and reporting
  • Supports “8+” drive bays
  • Supports ATA8 streaming commands
  • Supports latching SATA cables and connectors
  • Supports up to 64 HD cameras for recording and playback
  • Thermal monitoring and reporting for 24×7 operations
  • Transient power on management – <=1.8A spin-up current
  • Uncompromising reliability supports flexible surveillance design with case temperatures up to 70ºC
  • Workload ratings of 180TB/year
  • Worldwide Name (WWN) capability uniquely identifies the drive