The following are hard drive (HDD) specifications for the VS-2480:
NOTE: Like other manufacturers, we cannot offer instructions regarding opening up a product and replacing the hard drive--due to safety and liability reasons. If you need assistance installing a VS-2480 hard drive, you may contact a local service center here:
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- 3.5" IDE drive (Also known as Parallel ATA).
NOTE: Any other drive or memory type (such as SATA, solid state drives, SD memory, CF cards, etc) are not compatible.
- 120GB maximum.
NOTE: Larger drives are not compatible and will not work.
- Any standard drive speed, buffer and cache specification is compatible
- Recommended brands would be Maxtor, Seagate and IBM.
NOTE: We do not recommend using Western Digital brand hard drives as customers have reported issues with these drives in past years.
- Although Roland no longer carries or sells these hard drives, they can be found at most electronic/computer stores or online.
Additional Note: Faster drives do not cause the VS to operate quicker. There is not a way to get the VS to operate quicker using different drive specifications such as faster drive speeds, larger caches, etc.