Seagate 4TB USB 3.0 Backup Plus Desktop External Hard Drive

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About this product


Product overview

• 4TB desktop hard drive gives you a huge storage capacity for all your documents, pictures and videos
• USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed) connections can transfer up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0, while the drive spins at 7,200rpm
• Perfect for storing all your valuable documents and pictures as a backup
• Backup Plus allows you to set up automatic backups of all your information
• STDT4000200

What can I store on this hard drive?
This hard drive has 4TB (4,000GB) of storage, so you have plenty of space for your files. You can store up to 31 hours of 4K video at 30 fps, 132 hours of 1080p video at 30 fps, 1,000 two-hour DVD films, 1.28 million digital photos or 66,400 hours of digital music.

What makes this hard drive different from the expansion drives?
This hard drive comes with Backup Plus, which gives you a simple, one click way to protect and share your entire digital life.

What is Backup Plus?
The Seagate Backup Plus family of external hard drives allow you to manage everything from a single dashboard on your computer. From this dashboard you are able to set up automatic backups of all your stuff, so you can be safe in the knowledge that it’s protected. Link the drive to your Facebook or Flickr account and all your photos can be downloaded right to your drive or even share your photos and videos to your social media straight from your device.



Connection Type:

USB 3.0




Product Specifications

One Touch Backup Button:


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Drive Form Factor:

3.5 inch

Is this suitable for Windows 10? Is it compatibles with USB 2

Asked by: Carl
Yes, I am pleased to advise the item will support this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-12-02

How loud is the fan? Is it audible from 1 metre away?

Asked by: sa99
`Generally not from a meter away .
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-11-21

Can this be used with cctv cameras?

Asked by: Keith
Unfortunately i am sorry but the item in question doesn't support use in you intended application.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-11-12

What is the difference between the Seagat 4TB 3.00 Expansion Desktop External Hard Drive (coded A48NG) and the same Seagat External Hard Drive coded A39LU - apart from the price?

Asked by: RoyC
The description for both items gives detailed info as to the specifications and usage for each. Having read each of these in detail I can see that A39LU is just a basic "expansion" drive to add additional storage to your PC, whilst A48NG is a "backup plus" drive which has the same functionality but with the added feature of the ability to schedule automatic backups. If you require further info on each then you can find detailed technical specifications on the Seagate website
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-06-23

hi if i add films to this will it play on my smart tv or through my dvd player ty

Asked by: steve1
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application, as it would depend if the media player you are using would recognize the Hard Drive or play the files that the videos are formatted in.
Answered by: Brad
Date published: 2015-10-13

Is this compatible with Mac?

Asked by: ohyeahcentre
I am pleased to advise the product you mentioned will do exactly what you require.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2017-01-17

will it work with the new windows 10

Asked by: cumudgeon
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application, as this has not been tested.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-01-27

My back up doesn't seem to work- it just says the back up was not successfull because 'it failed trying to read fron the shadow copy or one of the volumes being backed up'. What does this mean- is this an internal error and how do I correct it?

Asked by: Rachel
This service is open for frequently asked questions, In order for us to best assist you with any issue you may have with a product please contact our technical team on the details below: 0333 400 9757 or email
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-06-23
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