UniFi - Storage Requirements and Compatibility
2023-06-10 06:50:00 UTC
Hard disks (HDD) enable the storage of recordings from Protect and Access, as well as voicemails from Talk. The Cloud Key Gen2 Plus requires an HDD, and comes with a 1TB disk pre-installed for your convenience.
|Storage Type||Applicable UniFi Consoles||Recommended Storage||General Requirements|
|3.5" HDD||Dream Machine Pro, Dream Machine SE, Network Video Recorders||8TB UniFi HDD||CMR drive with 7200RPM read/write speeds|
|2.5" HDD||Cloud Key Gen2 Plus||Included HDD, or Toshiba 2.5" MQ01ABD100V||CMR drive with 5400RPM read/write speeds|
|MicroSD Card||Dream Router, Dream Wall||-||Minimum capacity of 128GB|
You can find instructions for replacing your current storage devices here.
|Seagate||SkyHawk||ST10000VX0004||10TB||Does not fit the drive tray.|
|Seagate||Ultrathin||ST500LT032||500GB||Does not have bottom screws.|
|Western Digital||UltraSlim||WD5000MPCK||500GB||Does not have bottom screws and connectors do not fit the tray.|
|Any||SMR Drives||Any||Drives fit the tray but cause issues.|
|Seagate||Ironwolf||ZA960NM10001||960GB||Does not meet the Power requirements*|
|Seagate||Ironwolf||ZA1920NM10001||1.92TB||Does not meet the Power requirements*|
|Seagate||Ironwolf||ZA3840NM10001||3.84TB||Does not meet the Power requirements*|
*The Cloud Key Gen2 Plus does not support hard drives that require a 12V supply in addition to the default 5V supply.
|Samsung||EVO Plus||Any||Any||Compatible with the Dream Router, not the Dream Wall|
|Any||Any||Any||<128GB||SD Cards must have at least 128GB of storage capacity|
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