Toshiba Releases New, Powerful Surveillance and Video Streaming Internal Consumer Hard Drives

The new S300 and V300 series are the latest models to join the
consumer internal hard drive lineup and showcase Toshiba’s new consumer
color label branding.

America Electronic Components, Inc.
(TAEC), a committed technology
leader, announces two new surveillance and video streaming Hard Drives
to the consumer internal lineup, the S300 and V300. The S300
surveillance Hard Drive series is available in capacities up to 10TB1
and offers support for up to 64 high definition camera2
streams. The V300 Video Stream Hard Drive series is available in
capacities up to 3TB and suited for all entry level recording and
streaming for the home.

The S300 Surveillance Hard Drive series offer 24/7 reliability and high
performance with large cache size up to 256MB. The S300 performs at up
to 7200rpm with a maximum data transfer speed3 of 248 MB/s4.
Additionally, the S300 comes with built-in RV sensors to help suppress
vibrations in multi hard drive platforms. Available in up to 10TB
capacities, the new surveillance hard drive can handle high workloads up
to 180TB/year5 and supports surveillance network video
recorders (sNVR), surveillance digital video recorders (sDVR), hybrid
sDVR (analog and IP) and RAID storage arrays for surveillance.

The V300 Video Streaming Hard Drive series are designed for reliable
video recording and playback, and offers built-in silent seek
technology, which results in a quiet operation. The V300 low spin design
reduces energy consumption by up to 25%6. Available in up to
3TB capacities, the V300 hard drive supports video editing systems,
set-top-box (STB), digital video recorders (DVR) and network video
recorders (NVR).

In addition to the new hard drive models, Toshiba introduces new color
branding for each category in the consumer internal hard drive lineup.
The new category colors will be displayed on the drive labels and retail
shelf packaging to clearly communicate the hard drive category’s use
case and device application. The S300 hard drive series comes in a green
surveillance label, and the V300 hard drive series in a blue video
streaming label. The consumer friendly, easy-to-identify color-coded
drive labels and retail shelf packaging makes it easy for consumers to
shop for the drive they need.

“Toshiba is refreshing the consumer hard drive branding to make internal
hard drives more consumer friendly and easier to shop for the right
application,” said Michael Cassidy, vice president, Consumer HDDs,
Americas, Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. “By entering the
Surveillance market with a robust lineup of high performance and high
reliability hard drive models targeted for the consumer market, Toshiba
is offering a drive for every storage application.”

Toshiba continues to expand product offerings with higher storage
capacity and performance. The new S300 and V300 hard drives further
illustrate Toshiba’s efforts to continue offering drives for every
consumer storage application from PC, gaming, NAS, and now surveillance
and video streaming.

The S300 and V300 will be available in April 2018. For details about our
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About Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc.

America Electronic Components Inc.
an independent operating company
owned by Toshiba America, Inc., is the US based electronic components
business of Toshiba
Electronic Devices and Storage Corporation
. TAEC offers consumers
and businesses a wide variety of innovative hard disk drive (HDD)
products plus semiconductor solutions for automotive, industrial, IoT,
motion control, telecoms, networking, consumer and white goods
applications. The company’s broad portfolio encompasses integrated
wireless ICs, power semiconductors, microcontrollers, optical
semiconductors, ASICs, ASSPs and discrete devices ranging from diodes to
logic ICs. For more company information visit TAEC’s web site at

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1 Definition of capacity: Toshiba defines a megabyte (MB) as
1,000,000 bytes, a gigabyte (GB) as 1,000,000,000 bytes and a terabyte
(TB) as 1,000,000,000,000 bytes. A computer operating system, however,
reports storage capacity using powers of 2 for the definition of 1GB = 230
= 1,073,741,824 bytes and therefore shows less storage capacity.
Available storage capacity (including examples of various media files)
will vary based on file size, formatting, settings, software and
operating system, such as Microsoft Operating System and/or
pre-installed software applications, or media content. Actual formatted
capacity may vary.
2 Number of surveillance cameras
support capability is defined by performance simulation with High
Definition cameras at 10Mbit/s rate. Actual results may vary based on
various factors, including the types of cameras installed, the system’s
hardware and software capabilities, and the video compression technology
used, as well as system variables such as resolution, frames per second,
and other settings.
3 Read and write speed may vary
depending on the host device, read and write conditions, and file size.
This specification is for the S300 10TB model.
Workload is a measure of the data throughout of the year, and it is
defined as the amount of data written, read or verified by commands from
the host system.
6 25% energy consumption comparison is
based on 2TB models of P300 and V300.


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