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by shillyard
Mon Oct 16, 2006 4:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hard drive pcb troubleshooting
Replies: 17
Views: 3795

Thanks for the replies. Its getting to the point that everything is disposable. I have been a electronics hobbyist 14 years. I'm doing less and less recently. A lot of the time I'm just trying to think of ways to use the expensive equipment I have collected. I hate seeing it sitting there collecting...
by shillyard
Mon Oct 16, 2006 9:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hybrid Solar Lighting
Replies: 12
Views: 2170

I havent worked with fiber in a couple of years but I dont remember being able to see the light unless you were looking at the end of the cable. Also its very selective when you can use it.
by shillyard
Mon Oct 16, 2006 8:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hard drive pcb troubleshooting
Replies: 17
Views: 3795

Thats a good point Mr Al after taking a closer look I dont think I could solder this board even if I did find the problem. The drive is history.
by shillyard
Mon Oct 16, 2006 12:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hard drive pcb troubleshooting
Replies: 17
Views: 3795

A clean room would be needed to open it up to git into the platers. I am only going to troubleshoot the pcb. The drive is not locked up the platters spin. I think the head controller is bad.
by shillyard
Sun Oct 15, 2006 12:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hard drive pcb troubleshooting
Replies: 17
Views: 3795

Hard drive pcb troubleshooting

I have a western digital 120 gig hard drive that has failed. The platters still spin so i figured its a problem in the pcb. I have googled for repair info but all get is software websites or data recovery websites. I dont need data recovery this drive does not have anything important on it i just ha...
by shillyard
Sat Oct 14, 2006 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Capacitor powered car to give 500 miles on 5 min charge
Replies: 40
Views: 7640

I think bio fuel is a much better way to go than the power grid.
by shillyard
Wed Jul 06, 2005 1:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: dead short
Replies: 26
Views: 3045

Re: dead short

would it be possible to set a clylender to top dead center bypass the starter and go to the coil to start a car?
by shillyard
Mon Mar 14, 2005 12:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: serial comm noise problem
Replies: 14
Views: 2630

Re: serial comm noise problem

One thing to keep in mind is moisture. First thing i would do is make sure the cable is tied loosely.A lot of times the cables are stapled too tight to the walls.Pay more attition to areas where materials expand like wood. I deal with this type of problem alot.