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HP SureStore HD Server 4000 Replacement Drives (models J3290A J3291A J3292A J3293A)

Phil Pucci
Occasional Advisor

HP SureStore HD Server 4000 Replacement Drives (models J3290A J3291A J3292A J3293A)

We need to add hard drives to our H-P
SureStore HD Server 4000 but we are having
a problem finding a source (new or used).

All of the hard drive models cited in the
SureStore HD Server 4000's specifications
(see below) have been discontinued !

Therefore, we must find a suitable (i.e.,
compatible) third-party replacement hard
drives for a SureStore HD Server 4000.

As a reference, here are Hewlett-Packard's
specifications for the SureStore HD Server
4000 hard drives:

http://tinyurl.com/uvny

As you can see, the specifications for the
SureStore HD Server 4000 series (models
J3290A J3291A J3292A J3293A) do not
sufficiently describe the generic (yet
compatible) types of hard drives that will
work in these units.

We currently have three 4GB units in the top
bays so we are looking to add drives to the
three (3) open bays.

We would REALLY LIKE to find something larger
than 4GB if such an option is supported in
the SureStore HD Server 4000 model J3290A.

Now for the BIG question...

What generic hard drive specification (i.e.,
non-HP, non-proprietary) should we use when
attempting to add additional drives to the
HP SureStore HD Server 4000?

Thanks in advance,

pdp
2 REPLIES
malvin drakley
Esteemed Contributor

Re: HP SureStore HD Server 4000 Replacement Drives (models J3290A J3291A J3292A J3293A)

Hi have you tried looking at this page because it lists the drives and some alternates

http://h20015.www2.hp.com/hub_search/document.jhtml?lc=en&docName=lpg60100#P67_2936

malvin
Not me Chief, I'm Radar
Phil Pucci
Occasional Advisor

Re: HP SureStore HD Server 4000 Replacement Drives (models J3290A J3291A J3292A J3293A)

Thank you for taking the time to respond.

Unfortunately, the page you have cited does
not provide the information we need.

Do you know the generic (i.e., non-HP) hard
drive specifications for these drives?

We need to add additional drives to the
HP SureStore HD Server 4000 and we need
to find alternatives because H-P has since
discontinued these drives.

Thanks in advance,

pdp