Re: Matsushita disk drives need attention!

From: Christian Dirks <>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:30:18 +0100
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There is no need to realign the drive after mounting the spindle assembly.
The mounting hole is conical, so it will be in the correct position.
Just tighten the screws evenly when reassembling the spindle assembly.


Am 25.02.2015 um 00:48 schrieb Julian Perry:
> Thanks, Christian. I have a (Fully operational) 8250LP in exceptional
> condition.
> (
> )
> you've prompted me to go and check = I'd hate to lose it to capacitor
> rot.
> I notice you dropped out the spindle motor assembly - did you have any
> alignment problems with the drive once you reassembled it?
> Julian
> Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 10:32:13 AM, you wrote:
>> You all know the Matsushita JU-570(-2) disk drives that are used in CBM
>> 8250lp, SFD-1001 and 8296-d.
>> Some of these JU-570 drives went through my hands in the last weeks.
>> All of them had damaged drive motor PCBs, caused by leaking electrolyte
>> capacitors.
>> I assume that all JU-570 drives are affected by this problem.
>> You may take a look at
>> where I described the problem. In german, but the pictures should tell
>> anything.
>> Christian

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