[Nottingham] Disk conflagration

Rennacker Ed rennackered at netscape.net
Wed Jun 20 21:23:26 BST 2007

martin at stupids.org wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-06-20 at 18:26 +0100, Michael Leuty wrote:
>> On plugging the disk into another computer it failed to start running,
>> and there is a burn on the visible circuit board on the underside of
>> the disk. This was probably the source of the smoke.
> I don't know about paying for recovery, but I have a friend who bought a
> second hand drive from ebay identical to one which had fried circuitry
> and recovered the data by swapping the electronics over.  I don't know
> how easy it is to do or how likely it is to succeed though.
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Yep! Had a disk do that a work last week. Found another similar 
make/model and a few screws and swapped the whole board and got 
everything back.
Quite easy, good luck,

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