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Problem with the hdd. check the h/w

I havent used the tascam 2488 in a while but it was stored in a warm dry place . now it wont boot up . what do i do and will the memory be lost.

Same problem. Checked the cables, over and over again. Power is not the problem. It turns on, but fails to boot. I read somewhere that formatting the HDD may help. But what format (NTSF, FAT32, other?) should I use? Where can I get this info?

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  • xumbrega Jul 08, 2008

    Actually - I tried formatting with seagate's own OS - as suggested elsewhere in the web. To no avail. Cables, power, etc. are functioning.

  • clayton8180 Aug 10, 2008

    I am in the exact same situation. I got the 2488 out after properly storing it for a few months and received the same message. I never had any problems with it before.

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My tascam truns on but tell me i have a TG initialize error and just hangs can u help

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  • tj49133 Aug 25, 2008

    my tascam 2488 TellS me i have a TG initialize error AND JUST HANGS THERE ATA START UP CAN U HELP

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I tried everything that I can think of also, so I am going to send it into the shop. I will post what they tell me.
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