On Mon, 16 Aug 1999, Nicolas Welte wrote: > I wouldn't be so sure that the spindle motor is still okay. Did you try > to exchange the spindle motor control PCBs between the two drives? I'm pretty certain that it's got a faulty component somewhere. As I said, a completely different mech with its own controller board works just fine. > I had a spindle motor problem on a 8250, the control transistor was > running hot and the drive wouldn't come up to full speed. It was a > spindle motor problem, opening the motor and cleaning the contacts > helped. Obviously carbon residue was sitting between the contacts and > causing some sort of short circuit. There's a big fat DIP on the control board. Wonder if that's bad? I guess it controls the hall-effect that makes the thing spin, or something. *Geoff!* - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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