Sunday, March 03, 2013

What is inside the Seagate Expansion Portable Hard Disk?

What is inside the Seagate Expansion Portable Hard Disk? (2.5")


500GB: ST500LM012
1000GB: ST1000LM024

View disassembly video here:
How to take apart  or open your Seagate Expansion Portable Hard Drive:



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This is the 500GB version.






HDD harvested: Samsung Spinpoint / Seagate Momentus ST500LM012
Speed: 5400rpm
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Q: Can I use this Hard drive on my laptop  or Playstation 3?
A: Yes! It's a normal SATA 2.5" HDD
Q: Can I reuse the casing on my existing HDD ?
A: Yes, the connector is a standard SATA to USB3 connector.
Q: How to disassemble this HDD?
A: Just slide a credit card into the groove between the top and the bottom cover, easily disassembled in less than 5 mins.

View the unboxing video here:


Size:
Lenght is about 12cm or less than 5".
The usb to SATA PCB board is extremely slim.





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