HARD-DISC DRIVE SUPPORT | SAS


Instek Digital™ video-recorders and archive servers support the following hard-drives. The list is divided into two sections, on this page SAS supported hard-drive disc are listed, for SATA supported hard-drive disc, please click here. For more detailed information on the specific hard-drivers please visit the manufacturers website.

Capacity Brand Series Model Interface RAID1 IP SAN2
4 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724040ALS640 SAS Yes No
4 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724040ALS641 SAS Yes No
4 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6 / Western Digital HC310 HUS726T4TAL5204 SAS No Yes
4 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726040AL4210 SAS Yes No
4 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726040AL4211 SAS Yes No
4 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726040AL5210 SAS Yes Yes
4 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST4000NM0014 SAS Yes No
4 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST4000NM0054 SAS Yes No
4 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST4000NM0074 SAS Yes No
4 TB Toshiba MG03SCA MG03SCA400 SAS Yes No
4 TB Toshiba MG04SCA MG04SCA400A SAS Yes No
4 TB Toshiba MG04SCA MG04SCA400E SAS Yes No
4 TB Toshiba MG04SCA MG04SCA40EA SAS Yes No
4 TB Toshiba MG04SCA MG04SCA40EE SAS Yes No
4 TB Western Digital WD Re WD4001FYYG SAS Yes No
5 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726050AL4210 SAS Yes No
5 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726050AL4211 SAS Yes No
5 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726050AL5210 SAS Yes Yes
5 TB Toshiba MG04SCA MG04SCA500A SAS Yes No
5 TB Toshiba MG04SCA MG04SCA500E SAS Yes No
5 TB Toshiba MG04SCA MG04SCA50EA SAS Yes No
5 TB Toshiba MG04SCA MG04SCA50EE SAS Yes No
6 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6 / Western Digital HC310 HUS726T6TAL5204 SAS No Yes
6 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726060AL4210 SAS Yes No
6 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726060AL4211 SAS Yes No
6 TB HGST Ultrastar 7K6000 HUS726060AL5210 SAS Yes Yes
6 TB HGST Ultrastar He6 HUS726060ALS640 SAS Yes No
6 TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728060AL4200 SAS Yes No
6 TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728060AL4201 SAS Yes No
6 TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728060AL5200 SAS No Yes
6 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST6000NM0014 SAS Yes No
6 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST6000NM0054 SAS Yes No
6 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST6000NM0074 SAS Yes No
6 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST6000NM0075 SAS Yes No
6 TB Seagate Constellation ES ST6000NM0085 SAS Yes No
6 TB Toshiba MG04SCA MG04SCA60EA SAS Yes No
6 TB Toshiba MG04SCA MG04SCA60EE SAS Yes No
6 TB Toshiba MG06SCA MG06SCA600E SAS No Yes
8 TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721008AL4200 SAS Yes No
8 TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721008AL4204 SAS Yes No
8 TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721008AL5200 SAS Yes No
8 TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721008AL5204 SAS Yes No
8 TB HGST Ultrastar He10 (SE) / Western Digital HC510 (SE) HUH721008AL5204 SAS No Yes
8 TB HGST Ultrastar He10 (SED) HUH721008AL5201 SAS No Yes
8 TB HGST Ultrastar He10 / Western Digital HC510 HUH721008AL5200 SAS No Yes
8 TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728080AL4200 SAS Yes No
8 TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728080AL4201 SAS Yes No
8 TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HUH728080AL5200 SAS No Yes
8 TB Seagate Exos 7E8 ST8000NM0065 SAS Yes No
8 TB Seagate Exos 7E8 ST8000NM0075 SAS Yes No
8 TB Toshiba MG06SCA MG06SCA800E  SAS No Yes
8 TB Western Digital Ultrastar DC HC320 HUS728T8TAL5204 SAS No Yes
10 TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721010AL4200 SAS Yes No
10 TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721010AL4204 SAS Yes No
10 TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721010AL5200 SAS Yes No
10 TB HGST Ultrastar He10 HUH721010AL5204 SAS Yes No
10 TB HGST Ultrastar He10 (SE) / Western Digital HC510 (SE) HUH721010AL5204 SAS No Yes
10 TB HGST Ultrastar He10 (SED) HUH721010AL5201 SAS No Yes
10 TB HGST Ultrastar He10 / Western Digital HC510 HUH721010AL5200 SAS No Yes
10 TB Seagate Exos X10 ST10000NM0096 SAS No Yes
10 TB Seagate Exos X10 (SED) ST10000NM0216 SAS No Yes
10 TB Toshiba MG06SCA MG06SCA10TE SAS No Yes
12 TB HGST Ultraster He12 (SE) / Western Digital HC520 (SE)  HUH721212AL5204 SAS No Yes
12 TB HGST Ultraster He12 / Western Digital HC520 HUH721212AL5200 SAS No Yes
12 TB Seagate Exos X12 (Mobula) ST12000NM0027 SAS No Yes
12 TB Toshiba MG07SCA MG07SCA12TE SAS No Yes
14 TB Toshiba MG07SCA MG07SCA14TE SAS No Yes

Remark:

1. RAID refers to drives connected to the system directly. Firmware (v4.670.00-6500) update might be needed. (RAID 9361 configuration).

2. IP SAN refers to drives connected to ISCSI external storage.

(Note: I/O performance depends on the types of hard-drives used. Different models might result in performance increase of up to 50% over models not in the recommendation list.)



IMPORTANT: All disks within a single storage pool must meet the following requirements:

- Same manufacturer

- Same rotational speed

- Same capacity

- Max. 64 channels

Mixed disk configurations may result in unpredictable device behavior and will not be supported. If you need technical assistance - please be prepared to backup your data and remove any unsupported drives or configurations.