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PC 3000 Templates video

Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:16 pm
by slingshot
Hi guys, been trying to get to grips with all the wonderful things my PC 3000 does :shock: :shock: and came across this guys version of imaging with DE whilst utilising multiple passes (looks like the same principles as a DDI).

Any thoughts on his way of doing it ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OchSc_pNas

PC 3000 Templates video

Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:20 am
by pclab
I kept some of his hints for myself.
There are good ideas there.

PC 3000 Templates video

Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:11 am
by slingshot
I am using his idea on an awkward case this week, I like it :D

PC 3000 Templates video

Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:36 am
by lcoughey
The idea of multiple pass templates is great with DE. My only issue with DE is their lack of logic to handle heads. Even MRT does that.

PC 3000 Templates video

Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:48 am
by slingshot
lcoughey wrote:The idea of multiple pass templates is great with DE. My only issue with DE is their lack of logic to handle heads. Even MRT does that.

Im interested in what logic does DE lack handling heads, when compared to MRT ?

PC 3000 Templates video

Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:52 am
by lcoughey
Skip to next head on error
Skip to next head for x number of errors, then disable the head
Disable head on error

PC 3000 Templates video

Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:54 am
by slingshot
Ahh bit like on the DDI4 ?

PC 3000 Templates video

Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:59 am
by lcoughey
slingshot wrote:Ahh bit like on the DDI4 ?

With a few extra twist. Sadly, although this part is good, they do lack in other areas making their rendition of DE a considerably weaker alternative to DeepSpar or PC3000. But, for the price, it is actually nice to have around, should I need the extra imaging channels. I just charge the card, as needed, and can go several months without ever needing it.

PC 3000 Templates video

Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:04 pm
by slingshot
Ok I see, I've little knowledge of MRT other than it claims to be able to access a locked seagate diagnostic port that the PC3K cannot. How much does it cost ?

PC 3000 Templates video

Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:19 pm
by lcoughey
Outright, the 4 channel ultra costs around $4K. But, you can buy the card for about $400 and then pay about $300/month (as you need it) to pay it down.