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Safety and environmental notices


Hitachi cannot guarantee against data loss due to failures. Therefore, back up your data to minimize chances for data loss.

Data backup is also critical when hardware components are added or replaced, because performing such hardware procedures restores parameter settings that can affect how data is managed on the storage systems.


official EU disposal logoThis symbol on the product or on its packaging means that your electrical and electronic equipment should be disposed at the end of life separately from your household wastes.

There are separate collection systems for recycling in the European Union. For more information, contact the local authority or the dealer where you purchased the product.


A nickel-metal hydride battery is used in the Cache Backup Battery.

A nickel-metal hydride battery is a resource that can be recycled. When you want to replace the Cache Backup Battery, call the service personnel. They will dispose of it for you. This nickel-metal hydride battery, which is designated as recycling product by a recycling promotion low, must be recycled.

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