Samsung Hard drives that do not spin up after the power has been supplied can be diagnosed as PCB failure. Because data recovery service is very expensive, sometimes we would prefer to swap PCB ourselves.
To find a matching replacement PCB, you should find out the PCB number which is etched on the PCB(begin with BF41-), see the following image:
Samsung Hard Drive PCB Circuit Boards
SAMSUNG PCB BF41-00332A
How to do if you find some corrosive spots on the hard drive PCB board, as the below photo:
The spots can be easily cleaned by a rubber.…
Question: I have a Western Digital 1TB hard disk -32MB cache, details are:
Model: WD10EADS-11M2B2 Date: April 2010 Control Board Number: 2060-701640-007 REV A
I am referring to the number that is etched on the board and not the one printed on the paper sticker on the board.
Problem: The drive is currently not usable because a chip in Controller Board (SMOOTH Motor controller) is burnt and the drive is …
As we know: HDD can’t spin; board/chip be burnt; interface broken; etc. These problems are caused by PCB malfunction. Swap PCB of your hard drives can resolve the problems.
Which HDD’s problems are not caused by PCB:
HDD has a buzzing voice or a sound like it is trying to spin.
HDD can spin. However, it makes a lower clicking noise. It spins for a moment and then slow down.
1. I have a Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 8 hard drive that I am trying to recover the files from. When the drive is connected, it’s beeping with loud noise. Also, I don’t see any activity in the computer when it’s connected. Would the PCB board swap fix my problem? How do I choose the proper board?
My drive is manufactured on: 24July2003
As we know: Samsung HDD can’t spin; board/chip be burnt; interface broken; etc. These problems are caused by PCB malfunction. Swap PCB of your Samsung hard drives can resolve the problems.
1. Samsung Hard Drives PCB Buying Guide:
For Samsung HDD, just need the donor PCB has the same board number as yours.
Samsung HDD PCB Swap
2. Before PCB Swap you should know:
1. Most PCB’s BIOS chip(ROM Chip) …