[clug] WD Caviar Blue 500GB Sata / 16MB Cache

Keith Goggin keith.goggin at bigpond.com
Fri Feb 6 15:45:59 MST 2015

Thanks Steve,

The board appears to be the same but may well be configured differently 
and I'd expect to only get one shot at this so I'll pass this time, 
thanks again.

On 07/02/15 09:08, Steve Barnes wrote:
> As a last ditch effort and if it's worth anything to you, I have a WD
> Caviar SATA 320 SE16, board number 2060-701477-002 that's not doing
> anything useful.
> PCB photo attached.
> Best of luck,
> Steve
> On 06/02/15 17:40, Keith Goggin wrote:
>> I'm trying to recover data from this dead hard disk.
>> It had minimal use, was in an external hard drive enclosure and showed
>> no signs of life.
>> I've tried it in a Docking Station again no signs of life.
>> My only hope now seems to be swapping the external printed circuit board
>> with one from an identical hard drive that has been decommissioned for
>> other reasons.
>> If anyone has such a candidate for sacrifice or advice why this may be a
>> futile exercise, I'd like to hear.
>> The board is marked :-
>>      Rev A
>>      2060-771698-004
>> Thanks

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