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Table of contents for the manual

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    Product Manual Barracuda ® XT 100586689 Rev. D September 2010 ST32000641AS ST33000651AS[...]

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    Copyright © 2010 Seagate Technology LLC. All rights reserved. Seagate, Seagate Technology and the W[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D Contents Seagate Technology Support Services . . . . . . . [...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D Figures Figure 1 5V current profile (3000GB) . . . . . . . [...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 7 For information regarding online support and services, vi[...]

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    8 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 9 1.0 Introduction This manual describes the functional, me[...]

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    10 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D Drive Specifications www.seagate.com 2.0 Drive Specifica[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 11 www.seagate.com Drive Specifications * One Gbyte equals [...]

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    12 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D Drive Specifications www.seagate.com 2.3 Recording and i[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 13 www.seagate.com Drive Specifications case power consumpt[...]

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    14 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D Drive Specifications www.seagate.com 2.6.0.1 Typical 5V [...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 15 www.seagate.com Drive Specifications 2.6.0.3 Typical 5V [...]

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    16 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D Drive Specifications www.seagate.com 2.6.1 Conducted noi[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 17 www.seagate.com Drive Specifications 2.7 Environmental s[...]

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    18 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D Drive Specifications www.seagate.com 2.7.5 Shock All sho[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 19 www.seagate.com Drive Specifications 2.8.1 Test for Prom[...]

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    20 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D Drive Specifications www.seagate.com 2.10 Warranty To de[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 21 www.seagate.com Drive Specifications This equipment is d[...]

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    22 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D Drive Specifications www.seagate.com caution exposing an[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 23 3.0 Configuring and Mounting the Drive This section cont[...]

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    24 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D Configuring and Mounting the Drive www.seagate.com For i[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 25 www.seagate.com Configuring and Mounting the Drive Figur[...]

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    26 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D Configuring and Mounting the Drive www.seagate.com Figur[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 27 4.0 SATA Interface These drives use the industry-standar[...]

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    28 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D SATA Interface www.seagate.com Notes 1. All pins are in [...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 29 www.seagate.com SATA Interface 4.3 Supported ATA command[...]

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    30 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D SATA Interface www.seagate.com Recalibrate 10 H Security[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 31 www.seagate.com SATA Interface 4.3.1 Identify Device com[...]

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    32 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D SATA Interface www.seagate.com 48 Reserved 0000 H 49 Sta[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 33 www.seagate.com SATA Interface 80 Major version number 0[...]

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    34 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D SATA Interface www.seagate.com Description (if bit is se[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 35 www.seagate.com SATA Interface 4.3.2 Set Features comman[...]

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    36 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D SATA Interface www.seagate.com 4.3.3 S.M.A.R.T. commands[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 37 Index A acceleration 18 acoustics 18 active mode 16 agen[...]

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    38 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D P perpendicular recording technology 9 physical characte[...]

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    Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D 39 Write Buffer 30 Write DMA 30 Write DMA Extended 30 Write[...]

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    40 Barracuda XT SATA Product Manual, Rev. D[...]

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