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How to clean corrosive spots on HDD PCB

June 3rd, 2015 Comments off

How to do if you find some corrosive spots on the hard drive PCB board, as the below photo:

clean corrosive spots on HDD PCB








The spots can be easily cleaned by a rubber.…

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How to swap Seagate HDD’s PCB

December 30th, 2013 Comments off

Today we got a Seagate HDD of 7200.10 80G SATA which needed to do data recovery. First, connect the HDD with computer, there is no feedback. Then touch the spindle motor and motor IC, there is no computer. Form the above situation, we can judge the HDD’s problem was only caused by PCB damaged. We can swap PCB to resolve the problem.

How to swap PCB:

1.  Found a donor …

Hard Drive PCB Parts

March 2nd, 2011 Comments off

Hard Drive PCB PartsThe goal of this post is to show you how a hard drive Printed Circuit Board(PCB) built. What are its main parts, how do they look and what are these parts names and abbreviations. As an example we are going to disassemble 3.5″ SATA drive.

To make it more fun we going to tear to pieces pretty new 1TB Seagate ST31000333AS hard drive. Let’s take a look on our “Guinea …

Hard Drive PCB Replacement

August 24th, 2010 Comments off

Hard Drive PCB Recovery data from dead hard drives which do note that disassembling a hard drive is not recommended and can result to permanent data loss and further damage to your drive.  If your data is business critical, please seek professional help.

The green board on the bottom of the hard drive is known as Hard Drive Printed Circuit Board (HDD PCB).  The main function of the PCB is to supply power …