[HDD] Recommended HDD Models to Use With Zappiti 4K HDR

Some HDDs dedicated for specific applications are not compatible or not work well with media players.

Recommanded HDD models for all Zappiti 4K HDR use
WD BLUE (up to 6 TB) - less noisy than bigger drives
WD GREEN (up to 6 TB) - old models, not available anymore
SEAGATE SkyHawk™ (all models)
SEAGATE SkyHawk AI (all models)
SEAGATE Exos™ (all models) ) > In SATA only (SAS models not compatibles)
SEAGATE Archive HDD (up to 8 TB) - old models, not available anymore 
SAMSUNG SSD (up to 4 TB)

Compatible only with the Zappiti Pro 4K HDR (not compatible with other Zappiti 4K HDR models)
SEAGATE IronWolf™ (all models)   
WD RED (all models)
WD RED PRO (all models) 

Not recommanded
WD GOLD (all models)
WD PURPLE (new models - problems to insert in the Zappiti rack) 
SAMSUNG (all models)
HITACHI (all models)

Not compatible
WD RED (all models) 
WD BLACK (all models)  
SEAGATE NAS Series (IronWolf™)
SEAGATE Baracuda (up to 14 TB)  

Recommanded HDD models for Zappiti NAS RIP Audio Video Edition use 
WD RED (all models)
WD RED PRO (all models)
SEAGATE IronWolf™ (all models)
SEAGATE IronWolf™ PRO (all models)

The HDDs saled on Zappiti Store are pre-formatted in NTFS. They can be formatted in ExFAT (compatible both Mac/PC) or MAC OS on demand:

WARNING! Most online stores sell unformatted hard drives!

Zappiti 4K HDR [EN]

  1. Summary Zappiti 4K HDR
  2. [Apps] Unable to update Zappiti apps/ Zappiti Service
  3. [Presentation] Zappiti 4K HDR: New User Guides
  4. [Presentation] Differences Between Zappiti 4K HDR Models
  5. [Presentation] Zappiti Player vs Zappiti Player 4K vs Zappiti 4K HDR Models
  6. [Video] Best Video Settings
  7. [Video Settings] Zappiti 4K HDR: No Video Signal on TV (Black Screen)
  8. [Video Settings] Image too Contrasted (Black too Dark and Burned White)
  9. [Video] Image And Sound Drop Out (HDMI 2.0a Cable)
  10. [Video] Image And Sound Drop Out on Some TVs
  11. [Video] Image Drop Out : Codecs
  12. [Video] Exchange Eyeview in 3D
  13. [Video] Avoid the 5 sec Black Screen When Lauching Movie Playback
  14. [Video] How To Force 4K Resolution
  15. [Video] Fix the Issue of MKV 3D MVC Not Supported
  16. [Video] Change the Region of a Blu-ray Disc With Menu
  17. [Video] Blu-ray Menu Cannot be Read = Play Additional Content
  18. [Video] No Picture After Turned On Developer Option HDMI/DP Different Source
  19. [Video] Set 23,976p for a 3D>2D conversion instead of 60p
  20. [Video] SDR instead of HDR
  21. [Video] Fix Banding on HDR Content
  22. [Video] Fix Orange Colors on Sony TVs
  23. [Video] Direct Output
  24. [Video] DVD Folders And VIDEO TS Structures
  25. [Video] Play iTunes Videos On Zappiti
  26. [Video] Black Crushed With HDR Movies
  27. [Video] Problem of Washed out black on SONY FULL HD Projector
  28. [Video] Problem With Optic HDMI Cable
  29. [Video] HDR > SDR conversion for TVs not compatible with HDR
  30. [Video] Codecs and Video Containers
  31. [Video] DVD Aspect Ratio Issue
  32. [Video] PIP and HDMI Video Recording
  33. [UHD BD] Sound But No Picture
  34. [Audio/Video] Keep Audio HD and 4K with AV Receiver HDMI 1.4
  35. [Audio] Fix Sound Cut-off Issues During Video Playback
  36. [Audio] Force SD Audio For SPDIF to Convert HD Audio to SD
  37. [Audio] No sound on the headphone output of the Zappiti Pro 4K HDR
  38. [RC] Zappiti 4K HDR Remote Control General Presentation
  39. [RC] Virtual RC for Android Tablets and Smartphones
  40. [RC] Programming Buttons of Another RC
  41. [RC] The RC Does Not Control Well the Zappiti 4K HDR
  42. [RC] IR & IP Codes of Zappiti 4K HDR For Universal Remotes
  43. [HDD] How to Format an HDD for Zappiti 4K HDR Range
  44. [HDD] The Gallery Not Responding Error Message
  45. [HDD] Recommended HDD Models to Use With Zappiti 4K HDR
  46. [HDD/Network] Copy / Cut / Past / Delete / Rename Using Zappiti Explorer
  47. [HDD] Fast Transfers using Docking Station USB 3.0 (easy way)
  48. [Network/Transfer] Access From/To Your Zappiti From a Computer, or NAS via Local Network
  49. [Network/Transfer] FTP Server on the Zappiti 4K HDR
  50. [Network/Transfer] Cannot Access to a Windows Folder Content on Zappiti Player
  51. [Network/Transfer] No Access to the Computer From Zappiti Media Player
  52. [Network/Transfer] SMB1 Protocol on Windows 10
  53. [Network] SMBUp : Access to Your Mac From Your Zappiti Player
  54. [Network Zappiti Share] Multiroom Video / Server Function
  55. [Network] Activate the MiniDLNA Server
  56. [Network] How to Mount Mini DLNA Server on Start-Up
  57. [Network] Slow Transfers / Shuttering During Playback : Switch or Router Error
  58. [Network] Reset OpenWRT on the Zappiti 4K HDR
  59. [Network] Fix IP Address Of the Zappiti 4K HDR
  60. [Network] SMB1 Sharing Protocol on Windows 10
  61. [Network/Transfer] Cannot access Zappiti Using a Computer
  62. [Network] Activate Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot using your Zappiti Player
  63. [Subtitles] No Subtitle by Default
  64. [Subtitles] Add External Subtitles
  65. [Subtitles] Second Paragraph Not Displayed in .srt
  66. [Subtitles] Some Lines Are Missing
  67. [Subtitles] External Arabic Subtitles
  68. [Subtitles] Move the Position of the Subtitles
  69. [Subtitles] How to Move the Position of the PGS Subtitles (Blu-ray)
  70. [Subtitles] First Letter of Some Subtitles Not Displayed
  71. [Arabic Subtitles] How to Display Arabic Subtitle of Other Specific Language
  72. [Seamless Branching] How to Remux a BD ISO to M2TS (Audio Drop-Out, Incorrect Video Sequence...)
  73. [Factory Reset] Factory Reset for the Zappiti 4K HDR
  74. [Apps] Install NETFLIX on Zappiti?
  75. [Apps] Install YouTube 4K (Set-Top Box Version)
  76. [App] AirScreen / Miracast: Screen Mirroring iOS / Android
  77. [Apps] Sovok TV & Kartina TV
  78. [Apps] Install Zappiti Video, Explorer & Music Apps via USB (APK)
  79. [Configuration] Reset Your App Settings
  80. [Error] Zappiti Launcher Has Stopped
  81. [Screensaver Video] Use your Personal Videos for the Screensaver
  82. [Apps] See the App Version
  83. [Keyboard] Switch Keyboard From QWERTY to Another Configuration
  84. [Firmware] Impossible to Upgrade From v3.07 to 3.08 or More Recent Version
  85. [Firmware] Update a Zappiti 4K HDR
  86. [Firmware] Restore Firmware procedure via USB
  87. [Win a Zappiti Skin] Get a Zappiti Silver Template For Free
  88. [Apps] Streaming services (Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney +, etc)

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