From: Jim Thompson
Subject: Re: Hard drive spins with variable speed ... phase damage????
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Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2002 18:19:54 GMT
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On Tue, 03 Dec 2002 18:06:23 GMT,
Chuck Simmons ,
In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
Entitled: "Re: Hard drive spins with variable speed ... phase
Wrote the following:
|Jim Thompson wrote:
|> OFF TOPIC...
|> I have a 2GB hard-drive whose electronics were toasted due to +12V
|> being applied to the +5V pin (csensors crap USB adapter).
|> Anyone know if the data can be extracted from this drive?
|> Best company for this?
|> Approximate cost?
|> Data is not critical... just inconvenient to reconstruct.
|I don't know what company was used nor do I know the outcome but a
|vendor we use was having data specific to our project extracted from a
|defective drive. The quote, if I remember, was about $2000 with no
|guarantee of success. I can ask, however.
Chuck, Ask to be sure. But at $2000 I'd better just spend a few days
going thru reams of backup CD's :-(
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