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by slingshot
Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Seagate Data Recovery
Topic: Head compatibility
Replies: 7
Views: 573

Head compatibility

Don't worry about the second part, you just need to match the B6. While it is nice to get a close date it does not mean it won't work. We use donors that are 1-2 years off quite often. You can see some examples and our Seagate donor drive guide here. Yes the B6 I pulled from a 2015, yet Im pulling ...
by slingshot
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Seagate Data Recovery
Topic: Head compatibility
Replies: 7
Views: 573

Head compatibility

Im struggling to find a donor drive for this. IMG_2967.JPG Ive been through all the ones Ive got in stock and none have a pre amp code anywhere near whats needed. I need a B6 04 pre amp and the closest I've got is a B6 64. It did ID the drive for a moment and then it gave up doing anything else, tha...
by slingshot
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Seagate Data Recovery
Topic: Head compatibility
Replies: 7
Views: 573

Head compatibility

Jared wrote:Over two years of difference in the date of manufacture. Virtually 0% chance the heads are compatible.


Thanks Jarad, I will order a newer donor and try that. I was just reading Ace's article on F3 donor compatibility checking so hope to be a bit more precise in the future ;)
by slingshot
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Seagate Data Recovery
Topic: Head compatibility
Replies: 7
Views: 573

Head compatibility

Hi guys, I just want to double check compatibility before I scrap this case.

Is the D drive a suitable candidate for head swapping into the P drive ?

Thanks as always
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by slingshot
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Data Recovery Tools
Topic: Head cleaning under microscope
Replies: 6
Views: 591

Head cleaning under microscope

Thanks Jared, much appreciated 8-)
by slingshot
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Data Recovery Tools
Topic: Head cleaning under microscope
Replies: 6
Views: 591

Head cleaning under microscope

No Problem Larry :)
by slingshot
Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Data Recovery Tools
Topic: Head cleaning under microscope
Replies: 6
Views: 591

Head cleaning under microscope

Thanks Larry, got plenty of 99.9% IPA, what kind of brush is best to use ?

I bought these blue stick things with a bristled end on them, but they look too harsh to use :o
by slingshot
Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Data Recovery Tools
Topic: Head cleaning under microscope
Replies: 6
Views: 591

Head cleaning under microscope

What is the best method to remove dirt from heads when viewing through a microscope ?

What would be used as the applicator and what would be cleaning agent ?

Thanks as always for any info.
by slingshot
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Data Recovery Tools
Topic: Multiple platter alignment, how to do
Replies: 17
Views: 3232

Multiple platter alignment, how to do

Jared wrote:
DigitalVeriKurtarma wrote:Qr Bbpost But platters mixed. Dropped . He take it with hand. And put in back original case. And.
My eyes saw it was working. Tested with hdd tune quick mode. No bad sector .


Your friend did a slight-of-hand magic trick on you and swapped drives at some point.


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by slingshot
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Hard Drive Data Recovery
Topic: G-List and P-List
Replies: 14
Views: 1995

G-List and P-List

Jared wrote:Turns out karimmopa was just a spammer looking to sneak in a modification to his post and try to link to a skeezy porn site.

Sneaky, sneaky.....BAN HAMMER!!!


I did wonder why he copied my text as his reply....

Bye bye :lol:

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