RL02 drive tuneup
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Fri Mar 18 15:44:09 CDT 2011
> Hmm... personally, I wouldn't do that because you will have the servo power
> the heads into that locking plate. It would be better I think to disconnect
> the servo control wire which is inside the compartment with the read/write
> board. There is a red wire with bullet connector which is intended to be
You;re right, I'd forgoten abot uthat in-line connector. That is probably
the best wayt to disable the motor.
I would leave the lock in place though, it will certainly prevent the
heds from loading.
> disconnected during many of the alignment/cal procedures. This wire carries
> the servo control signal and when opened, keeps the head movement unpowered.
> I think this would be more safe than just locking the heads and then trying
> to run...
> > These packs and drives have not been stored in the best conditions, which is why I want to take precautions.
> Some of the other suggestions about blowing the pack off with compressed air,
> etc. might be good advice as well.
I don;t knowwhere you get the compressed air from, but some compressors
do put a significant amount of oil in the air. The RK05 manuals warn
aobut this, it's it a very bad idea to put oil on th disk or heads :-)
I am told (but have never tried it) that those cans of compressed air
used for cleaning cameras, etc, aregood for blowing the dust off
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