According to the manufacturer, AV hard drives have been specifically manufactured to work uninterrupted, transferring audio and video, obtaining an average time of one million hours between failures, a result far superior to standard desktop drives.
The disks also incorporate a “ramp load” feature that places the head off the surface of the disk during startup and stop, and when the disk is not operating. During this operation, the “ramp load” ensures that the head never touches the surface of the disc, reducing wear and tear and increasing reliability for much longer. At the same time, the discs incorporate search and movement technology that reduces consumption, as well as vibrations and noise. Contact: Western Digital. Web: http://www.wdc.com/sp.