Ultrastar 15K600 Quick Installation Guide

Ultrastar 15K600 Quick Installation Guide
Quick Installation Guide
Hitachi Ultrastar 15K600
SAS 6Gb/s & FCAL 4Gb/s
Handling precautions
• CAUTION: This drive can be damaged by
ESD (Electric Static Discharge). Any
damages incurred to the drive after its
removal from the shipping package and the
ESD protective bag are the responsibility of
the user.
• Do not open the ESD bag containing the
drive until you are ready to install the drive.
• Do not apply pressure on the drive during
handling and installation.
• To prevent damage from impact or vibration
always set the drive down gently.
• Handle the drive carefully by the edges. Do
not touch the exposed printed circuit board
or any electronic components.
• Do not cover the breather hole! Covering the
breather hole may result in loss of data.
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• Save the packaging materials including the
ESD bag in the event that the hard drive
must be returned..
Installing the hard drive
1. Record the serial number and part number
of your hard drive for future reference.
2. Turn off the computer and remove the
computer system cover.
3. Unplug the computer.
4. Before handling the hard drive, discharge
any static electricity from yourself and
your clothing. With one hand touch an
unpainted metal surface on the computer
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chassis, and then touch the ESD bag with
the other hand for a minimum of two
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• If the system fails to boot, turn off your
system. Contact the Hitachi GST Support
Center for assistance.
5. Remove the hard drive from the ESD bag.
6. Unplug the computer.
Drive Mounting
The drive will operate in all axes (6
directions). Performance and error rate will
stay within specification limits if the drive is
operated in the other orientations from which
it was formatted.
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The recommended mounting screw torque is
0.45 Nm (4.5 Kgf-cm). The recommended
mounting screw depth is 2.5 mm maximum
for bottom and 3.0 mm maximum for
horizontal mounting.
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To avoid performance degradation, mount the
drive in the system securely enough to prevent
excessive motion or vibration of the drive at
seek operation or spindle rotation, using
appropriate screws or equivalent mounting
hardware. Consult with the issuer of this
specification for actual application if
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Drive level vibration tests and shock tests are
to be conducted with the drive mounted to a
table using the bottom four screws.
Turn on your computer.
• If the system boots, be sure the drive is
recognized. If it is, turn off the computer
and replace the cover. Continue to install
your operating system.
• If your system does not boot up, turn off
your computer and check all connections
and settings. Turn on and boot the system.
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Product specifications provided are sample
specifications and do not constitute a warranty.
Information is true as of the date of publication and is
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