November 29th, , French Polynesia Tahiti buster80 wrote: This drive was removed from an external drive and the actual drive enclosure was wrapped in some sort of bizarre EMI cage. Too many broken parts to be true. UK Congratulations Glad it worked. Samsung drives are very vulnerable to power overheating and power surges.

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Although it is a rpm drive unlike the HAJC which is rpm hd400lld drive still runs remarkably cool for a gb drive, and with very little of the rotational vibration that usually mars rpm drives and whcih can lead to “hum” when installed in a TiVo.

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The lowest-priced, brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged samsunv in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Often bad power supply unit combined with power streak is enough to burn spindle driver chip on the electronics and make data inaccessible.

If you hear your Samsung hard drive making some other unusual noises visit our Hard Drive Sounds page for more examples. We have seen a number of websites lately cloning information from our pages. If a fuse is hd400pd, then replace with a 2A picofuse, or bridge it with a wire.


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At start up, it is not identified in the BIOS.

Reliability should be good too, as all Samsung drives are generally very reliable – so this should just go on and on in your TiVo or media PC These parts are likely capacitors. It is currently Thu Nov 08, 3: If you experience any of the symptoms described above with your Samsung HDLD please feel free to contact us to get upfront quote on data recovery from your failed drive.

We see mostly failed drives in our lab and therefore we don’t have complete statistics.

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Remove TVS, test it, to make sure what happened, then re-test remaining parts. Users browsing this forum: Don’t try to open the drive by yourself – most likely you will damage the platters and make your data unrecoverable. Dear SAjunky, it was a good reasoning, yes, that was the case: March 26th, Hungary Dear SAjunky, it was a good reasoning, yes, that was the case: Previous topic Next topic. If you have, dh400ld check the two large-ish black rectangular components top right.


Thu Apr 27, 6: Aalborg, Danmark Whenever the drive hits such unreadable area it could start freezing, ticking, scratching and sometimes even clicking: Product Key Features Storage Capacity. Please search the forum for TVS for throughout information.

Samsung HDLD Manuals

October 19th,4: July 23rd,9: I think – at this point – the problem is a stuck head. See details for additional description. samsuny

I’ve removed the TVS and after that none of the others are short! Originally, the HD would try to servo a couple times and then quit; in retrospect, the reserve area was probably damaged. July 23rd,6: Display posts from previous: We are not affiliated in any way with hard drive manufacturers. Samshng some period of time magnetic media starts to degrade and bad sectors appear.