Summary: Bell will not do much for customers suffering with failing drives in the 9400 series other than offer up a refurb unit for a couple of hundred dollars...so replacing the HD myself was a cheaper option. This HD works fine and brought the PVR function back to life.
Pros: Works fine in the Bell 9400 series PVR. Quiet and runs cool.
Cons: Seagate reliability may be an issue. Haven't had much luck with them in the past but WD doesn't make a proper compatible DVR HD for the Bell units...we'll see.... This is not a con...but for all the other reviews that state this drive is slow and not as fast as 7200rpm or SSD...YA Think!!! This i...
Pros: Well priced for a 1TB internal OEM HD. I know that this is made for DVRs, however, it's pretty good solution if you're using it for strictly back up storage. Runs quite and no issues with cooling.
Cons: Probably not a good idea to use a boot drive on a PC at only 5200 RPM.
Summary: This hard drive was ify from the start, and is now officially dead a week after a month return policy. Currently running several other drives that have lasted 5+ years. I don't recommend purchasing this hard drive.
The seal(bag) was not Seagate original seal and there was ...
20 October 2014
Summary: The seal(bag) was not Seagate original seal and there was a scratch on data and power copper connector that is stand for used part. because of my almost emergency condition and not very important data(DVR) I decide to keep and use it.