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The Seagate Showcase is a storage capacity expander for digital video recorders.

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case has a durable construction, can take a few bumps if you decide to carry it with you somewhere

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draws very little power while in operation

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runs nearly silently while in operation

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installation is quick and easy, just plug it in and format it

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Cons

doesn't come pre-formatted, needs to be set up when you get it

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priced a little higher than comparable external 1Tb HDDs

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need to transfer recorded programs onto it manually, not automatic

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The Seagate Showcase is a storage capacity expander for digital video recorders, and is compatible with a wide variety of makes and models including DISH Network. Setup is easy, as it just plugs in and your existing DVR configures it when turned on. After setup it works as a part of your existing hardware, adding up to 200 hours of high definition recording time or 1000 hours of standard definition.

Model Variations

There are four variations of the Seagate Showcase

  • Model ST30500SCA101-RK connects via USB 2.0 with a 500GB capacity
  • Model ST31000SCA101-RK connects via USB 2.0 with a 1TB capacity
  • Model ST30500SCA109-RK connects via eSATA with a 500GB capacity
  • Model ST31000SCA109-RK connects via eSATA with a 1TB capacity

 The 500GB models have an MSRP of $124.99, while the 1TB models have an MSRP of $164.99.

Features
  • 500GB or 1TB capacity
  • Runs quietly
  • Up to 200 hours of HD content or 1000 hours of SD
  • Easy setup
  • Vertical stand included
  • eSATA or USB 2.0 connectivity
  • eSATA or USB cable included
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