Question about Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 8 40GB 7200rpm 133MBps Ultra ATA/133 (ATA-7) Ultra ATA/133 (ATA-7)... (6K040L0FT) Hard Drive

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Dead Maxtor drive

I have a diamondMax Plus & Drive which has a date of Jan03 It needs a replacement PCB so i can get the data off it what do i have to match on the maxtor drive so the new board will work?

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  • edward842 Apr 23, 2009

    what is the soec, sorry never done this before

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The soec of the drive will have to match up in order to get the no pcb to wrok so the heads ,sectors,cylndrs and so forth

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what problem, it is not shinny any more? LOL?
do say. please.
I am clueless, so far due to?
what system? PC, MAC,DVR,ext, TV, moon rocket.(LOL)
what OS?
using it as an internal drive, 2nd drive, or external.?
boot drive?


Seagate bought out MAXTOR.
that number must be a bar code, its not the product number
eg:
so tell me what it is.
as time passes, maxtor, fades to dark at SeaGate.
but this deep search nets, this, (hidden well)
http://www.seagate.com/gb/en/search/?keyword=maxtor

ive been using MAXTOR since day 1.

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xayb0

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- 7L = MLIII RoHS compliant
- 7H = ML Pro
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- 2F = Fireball 3
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- 5A = ML II
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y = the capacity of the disk, in gigabytes. Drives less than 100GB will have a leading zero (80GB is denoted as 080, etc)
b = buffer size and interface
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- L = 2MB PATA with fluid dynamic bearing (FDB) motor
- P = 8MB PATA
- R = 16MB PATA
- M = 8MB SATA
- S = 16MB SATA
- F = 16MB SATA 3gbps
All Maxtor SKUs have a zero at the end. It may have a value, but I'm not aware of one.

Example: A Maxtor drive with a model number of 6Y200P0 is a 200GB 7200RPM PATA drive with an 8MB buffer from the DiamondMax Plus 9 family.

now my generic answer: for all HDD. A+ training....(instructor)
1: i make sure it has +5v and 12vdc power, if not all is hopeless.
2: IF PATA/SATA , i listen to the drive case with my ear.
whirrrrrrrrrrrrrr, no whirrrrrrr ,? its DOA.
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its NAME (PNP) PNP just identiifes the maker and type drive. and its spec. and 1 more tests. it shows the drive is NOT BUSY.
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