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Seagate Board 100535537

October 7th, 2012 Comments off

I am looking for Segate board # 100535537 and the main chip is b5502c30. I see you have the board but the description says it contains a different chip b5502c20. Do you have the c30?

We also have this PCB with Main Controller IC of b5502c30. When you order, please note you need the b5502c30 one.

In fact, for this PCB swap, just need the donor PCB has the same …

How to Repair Hard Drive PCB Circuit Boards?

August 26th, 2012 Comments off

harddrivepcb Many hard drive failures are caused by problems with the PCB(HDD can’t spin; PCB board/chip be burnt; PCB interface broken; etc). If your hard drive does not spin when powered on, PCB replacement may allow you to recover your data. PCB replacement will not fix all hard drive failures, however, and like most other do-it-yourself repairs, it may void any remaining warranty on the drive. This process should be used …

Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 PCB Buying Guide

August 15th, 2012 Comments off

As we know:  Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 HDD can’t spin; board/chip be burnt; interface broken; etc. These problems are caused by PCB malfunction. Swap PCB of your Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 hard drives can resolve the problems.

1. Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 Hard Drives PCB Buying Guide:

For Seagate HDD, just need the donor PCB has the same board number as yours.

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* Seagate Hard Drive PCB Swap

2. Before Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 …

Maxtor Calypso III PCB Replacement

July 18th, 2012 Comments off

For the following Maxtor hard drive models: Fireball 3, DiamondMax 16, DiamondMax Plus 8, DiamondMax Plus 9, Diamond Max 10 and all MaxLine products there is also a GTLA Number on the model (next to barcode on the bottom of the drive). Format 1Y222J2223322. 1, 2 and 3 stand for numbers, Y and J for letters.

The numbers 1 and 3 as well as the letter Y need to be …

WD Hard Drive Circuit Boards Swap Guide

July 18th, 2012 Comments off

As we know:  Western Digital HDD can’t spin; board/chip be burnt; interface broken; etc. These problems are caused by PCB malfunction. Swap PCB of your WD hard drives can resolve the problems. (See also Noise related to PCB in Western Digital hard Drives)

1. WD Hard Drives PCB Swap Guide:

For Western Digital HDDs, just need the donor PCB has the same board number as yours.

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2. Before WD PCB …

Reading/Writing Serial Flash ROM on Western Digital PCB Boards

July 18th, 2012 Comments off

Method for Reading/Writing serial flash ROM on Western Digital PCB Logic Boards… Tested on:

2060-001159-006 REV A 2060-701292-000 REV A 2060-001293-001 REV A 2060-701335-005 REV A

Note: Method not work with “Mammoth” boards.

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WD Scorpio PSV Mode:

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