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Which are the slave pins on Maxtor diamondMax Plus 9 160GB ATA/133 HDD harddrive???????????

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Look for a grid of gold-coloured pins between the power-connector and the data-connector.
Look CLOSELY at the engraving on the top of the disk-drive, near those pins,
looking for 'MA(ster)' or 'SL(ave)' or 'C(able)S(elect)'.

Or, especially for MAXTOR drives, read the text printed on the label on the top of the disk,
for the "pairs" of pins that need to be set.

Posted on Nov 10, 2010

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