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Hdd Vu+ list compatibility

Discussion in 'Hard Disks internal / external' started by Shiro, Jul 17, 2013.

  1. jwlalek

    jwlalek Vu+ User

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    Mine is SSD so don't have to worry about that.
     
  2. Tururu

    Tururu BH Lover

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    Crucial M4 64GB 2.5" SSD
    Inverto Twin Black Premium

    WF100


    The day that "it" sounds an SSD, we have a problem.:offtopic:
    I say this to other users who plan to put "normal" hard drives.
    I always like to read.
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    El dia que "suene" un disco SSD, tenemos un problema.:offtopic:
    Se lo digo a los demas usuarios que piensan poner discos duros "normales".
    Siempre me gusta leer.
     
  3. RedZamboni

    RedZamboni Vu+ Newbie

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    Vendor model: Iomega Prestige Professional
    Capacity: 500 GB
    Size: 2.5''
    External / Internal: External
    Filesystem: Linux EXT3 (Formattet in EaseUS Partition Master)
    Note: Iomega uses Seagate Barracuda HDD's in their USB units and they are replacable by just removing the two tiny screws on the backside.
     
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2019
  4. jwlalek

    jwlalek Vu+ User

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    Should not be closed this thread? I think any hdd will be compatible with Vu+ receivers.
     
  5. Alexwilmac

    Alexwilmac Vip

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    I basically agree, but... there are two different situations.
    One concerns the problem with some caddies for 2,5" HDDs which are not compatible to 12mm height hard disks.
    The second might concern the HDDs bigger than 3 or 4 Tb (typically the 3,5"), particularly the internal ones (but also the external, to be sure).
    So, in case, it might be better to open a thread about "What is the largest HDD size you have successfully used with VU+?"
     
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  6. RedZamboni

    RedZamboni Vu+ Newbie

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    I do think that some externals might cause a few problems as well, because there are some out there who spins down and go to standby mode, when they are not being used for a couple of minutes and that causes problems with a ton of PVR's out there, because they are incapable of waking up an external drive from its standby mode.
    Are the Vu+ capable of waking these externals up from their spinned down standby mode when wanting to record something?

    The Iomega i mentioned does not spin down and go to standby mode, hence its safe for PVR use with a Vu+
     
  7. Tururu

    Tururu BH Lover

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    As indicated by Alexwilmac, in the cady the 2'5 "disc must be <10mm high or does not fit.
    6TB ---> 177€uros.
    8TB something more expensive.
     

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