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Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:44 pm

I can confirm that Shrek LT heads are compatible with Shrek drives. However, the reverse is probably not true.

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Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:06 pm

lcoughey wrote:Source of the post However, the reverse is probably not true.


What makes you say that? In my experience if the part is the same it's the same. So which direction you're swapping shouldn't matter. Unless it has to do with the number of platters or something like that.

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Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:10 pm

I was thinking higher density head can read lower density platter, but not the reverse.

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Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:50 am

Maybe...I don't know. I was thinking that it could have been just a tweak related to the firmware or controller that allowed the extra bit of density rather than actually changing the physical part. But, I suppose it could also relate to the preamp chip used which might work as you say.

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Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:52 am

Jared ,
Confirmed Firebird And FBlite
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Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:23 am

Amarbir[CDR-Labs] wrote:Jared ,
Confirmed Firebird And FBlite


Thanks! Added that to the list.

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Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:06 am

Amarbir[CDR-Labs] wrote:Source of the post Jared ,
Confirmed Firebird And FBlite

Apart from DCM, Country and Date, what other criteria do you match... ? I have tried two different FBlite on FireBird don't seems to be getting result.. Please can you shed some light ?
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Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:21 am

Have you tried that with two working drives? Or on a case that may have media damage anyway?

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Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:28 pm

The Heads are reading fine on returning to the Patient.. Am sure the drive isn't having a media damage.
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Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:26 pm

Bankole Oladoja wrote:The Heads are reading fine on returning to the Patient.. Am sure the drive isn't having a media damage.


Which way were you swapping? Fblite heads into Firebird or Firebird heads into FBlite?

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