hp 9153 floppy & disk

Rik Bos hp-fix at xs4all.nl
Fri Feb 12 14:03:40 CST 2010


 

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org 
> [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] Namens Rik Bos
> Verzonden: donderdag 11 februari 2010 22:31
> Aan: 'General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts'
> Onderwerp: RE: hp 9153 floppy & disk
> 
>  
> 
> > -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> > Van: cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org
> > [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] Namens Tony Duell
> > Verzonden: donderdag 11 februari 2010 21:48
> > Aan: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> > Onderwerp: Re: hp 9153 floppy & disk
> > 
> > > I do have a defective nighthawk if you want to try your 
> luck on it..
> > > (off-list)
> > 
> > What's the problem with it? No, I am not going to try to outbid the 
> > OP, but I am just curious. After all, I'll probably end up 
> helping to 
> > fix it :-)
> > 
> > Mosre seriosuly, I would stronlg suggest the OP obtains this drive. 
> > It'll give yo a good ideas as to what's going on. And apart 
> from that 
> > 40 pin custom chip I mentioned, the eletdonic side is not 
> hard to fix.
> > 
> > Of course if it's got problems inside the HDA, it's going 
> to ne a lot 
> > harder..
> > 
> > -tony
> 
> As I remember well it's not making enough speed (revs) at startup.
> 
> -Rik

And that is confirmed, the problem with the disc is not making enough speed
at startup to intialize the controller. The colder the envirement the bigger
the problem, warming the disc would make it start some times, I had a spare
so I changed it.
And now is this one 'Going to America'.

-Rik
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