How To Install a Hard Drive To an H.265+ DVR / NVR

By | June 25, 2020

How To Add a Hard Drive To an H.265+ DVR or NVR
If you have an H.265+ DVR / NVR and need to install a hard drive it easy to do.

Buying a kit without a hard drive and installing one yourself can save on cost.
How To Add a Hard Drive To an H.265+ DVR or NVR Overview
If the hard drive has gone bad it can also be replaced the same way.

The internal hard drive is called a SATA hard drive which is commonly used in desktop and laptop computers.
How To Add a Hard Drive To an H.265+ DVR or NVR Overview 2
The H.265+ case has space for a large desktop hard drive or a small laptop hard drive with either working.

How To Install a Hard Drive To an H.265+ DVR/ NVR

  1. Remove the cover held in place with 4 screws.
  2. How To Add a Hard Drive To an H.265+ DVR or NVR Step 1

  3. Locate the 2 SATA connectors.
  4. Position the hard drive in the case.
  5. How To Add a Hard Drive To an H.265+ DVR or NVR Step 3

  6. Screw the hard drive into place.
  7. Attach the 2 SATA connectors the drive.
  8. How To Add a Hard Drive To an H.265+ DVR or NVR Step 5

  9. Attach the cover and plug in power to the unit along with a mouse and monitor.
  10. How To Add a Hard Drive To an H.265+ DVR or NVR Step 6

  11. Power on the unit and look for a warning about needing the hard drive formatted and Click OK.
  12. How To Add a Hard Drive To an H.265+ DVR or NVR Step 7

  13. The hard drive will format.
  14. After it is done formatting it is ready to be used.
  15. How To Add a Hard Drive To an H.265+ DVR or NVR Step 9

Summary
Installing a hard drive to an H.265+ NVR is a good way to save on cost.

Units can be bought with a hard drive already installed and may be best for most people.

If the drive has gone bad and is giving errors it can be replaced the same way.

Have you installed a hard drive in a DRV/NVR? Let us know your thoughts below.


 




 

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