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

Keith Goggin keith.goggin at bigpond.com
Sat Feb 7 23:20:43 MST 2015

On 08/02/15 12:53, Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
> [repost without image, which was now sent privately]
> 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
> I have two "WD Caviar SE" with a different mobo serial#s that you can 
> try.
> Model: WD3200JD-00KLB0
> The photo from Steve Barnes did not make it to the list... I hope this 
> one does. [it did not...]
Thanks Eyal,

If I may I'll wait a little longer in case I can get an exact match, not 
sure of the implications of a near miss :-)

Apologies to David for not noticing Steve's response was off list.

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