Tag Archives: HDD PCB

How to swap Seagate HDD’s PCB

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.…

Hard Drive PCB Parts

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.…

Hard Drive PCB Replacement

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). …