Question about Quantum Fireball Plus AS (QMP20000AS-A) 20.5 GB Hard Drive

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When installing a Maxtor Quantum Fireball Plus AS 20.5-GB hard drive as a second drive on a PC. You want the drive to be the slave drive, and you know what that you must change the current jumper settings. The four jumpers on the drive are labeled DS, CS, PK, and Rsvd. The description of the jumpers doesnt tell you how to set the jumpers so the drive is the slave. The documentation is not available. What do you do?

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DS=drive select meaning selected drive by the bios CS=Cable select meaning if you hook it to the second plug so set the jumper to CS and hook drive to the second cable if its is ide drive which that is what it sounds like the drive is!!

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SOURCE: When installing a Maxtor Quantum Fireball Plus AS

put the jumper on CS, and use the connector on the end of the ribbon cable

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How do you set the jumpers the Maxtor Quantum Fireball Plus AS 20.5 GB hard drive


Jumper settings for Seagate and Maxtor IDE (ATA) harddrives,

http://seagate.custkb.com/seagate/crm/selfservice/search.jsp?DocId=196299&NewLang=en

Follow the chart examples under the second heading down >

Maxtor (and Quantum) drives follow the jumper configuration noted below.

If I may also add;

1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ds1-JmbhGRM

2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwbboeMO7b8&feature=channel

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I am looking for a Quantum Fireball 20.5 GB hard


The board alone is not available for sale. To recover the data you will need to buy a 20GB Fireball with same board and swap the control board.

You can buy a 20.GB Fireballl QMP20000AS-A from links below:

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Jump the middle pins, second set from the right when looking straight on with the power connector on the right.

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If you set it to CS and then plug it into the second connector it should be on the slave. The end one is always master. Sometimes you just have to do a trial and error deal. Go into your bios and set your hard drive dectection to auto and on your bootup screen it should show the drives. Even in the bios once it is connected right the bios will tell you where it is recognized at. If all else fails, go to www.maxtor.com and look for your model hard drive and see what the settings are there.

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