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 Post subject: Wd My Passport Essential (USB 3.0) fail.
PostPosted: January 23rd, 2015, 4:18 
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Wd 500gb usb 3.0
Try to recover my photos.
Test it with other usb 3 cable not.
Hdd led on.
Hdd work no spin, no noise. normal motor rotate
No sign USB NOT RECOGNISED
Pcb version 2060-771737-000 rev A
I must found the same pcb to test

Pin out to make it sata?


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 Post subject: Re: Wd My Passport Essential (USB 3.0) fail.
PostPosted: January 23rd, 2015, 5:15 
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you should change usb interface to sata
or simply you can install 2060-701692-000 rev p1 this is sata compatible with your pcb

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 Post subject: Re: Wd My Passport Essential (USB 3.0) fail.
PostPosted: January 23rd, 2015, 6:06 
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how i can change usb interface to sata? pinouts to solder a sata cable?? what capacitors remove?
if i change board i must change bios too?


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 Post subject: Re: Wd My Passport Essential (USB 3.0) fail.
PostPosted: January 23rd, 2015, 6:30 
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i write this long time ago
you can check this link

http://www.hpwlab.com/hdd/thread-989-1-1.html

this explain how can you change USB to SATA Interface

i try to upload photo here
but size is big

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 Post subject: Re: Wd My Passport Essential (USB 3.0) fail.
PostPosted: January 23rd, 2015, 7:03 
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http://www.hpwlab.com/hdd/data/attachme ... c8dm9c.jpg

http://www.hpwlab.com/hdd/data/attachme ... i2nwzd.jpg

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 Post subject: Re: Wd My Passport Essential (USB 3.0) fail.
PostPosted: January 26th, 2015, 5:13 
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A+ = E?
A- = E?
B+ = E?
B- = E?

i plug in directly to sata port in computer??


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 Post subject: Re: Wd My Passport Essential (USB 3.0) fail.
PostPosted: January 26th, 2015, 7:51 
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johann69 wrote:
A+ = E?
A- = E?
B+ = E?
B- = E?

i plug in directly to sata port in computer??


yes, directly to SATA cable


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 Post subject: Re: Wd My Passport Essential (USB 3.0) fail.
PostPosted: January 26th, 2015, 8:53 
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what pinout to sata pin?


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 Post subject: Re: Wd My Passport Essential (USB 3.0) fail.
PostPosted: January 28th, 2015, 4:11 
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A+ is E71 or E72 or E73 or E75?
A- is E71 or E72 or E73 or E75?
B+ is E71 or E72 or E73 or E75?
B- is E71 or E72 or E73 or E75?


what is correct?


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 Post subject: Re: Wd My Passport Essential (USB 3.0) fail.
PostPosted: January 29th, 2015, 19:22 
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These two PCBs use the same Marvell MCU (88i9146-TFJ2):

http://ep.yimg.com/ay/yhst-144375849714 ... v-p1-9.gif
http://ep.yimg.com/ay/yhst-144375849714 ... t-fw-5.gif

Follow the SATA Tx/Rx pins to the SATA data connector.

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 Post subject: Re: Wd My Passport Essential (USB 3.0) fail.
PostPosted: February 3rd, 2015, 9:06 
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i undrestand what have to do.
i try to find the Marvell MCU (88i9146-TFJ2) pinout diagram to solder the sata connector to the E71 , E72 , E73 , E75 pinout.
it is not mater who i solder it? not thing so.
i must solder / connect it right.
i am asking if you know what is each pinout on the board.
is E71 A+ / TXP or is A- / TXN or is B+ / RXP or B- / RXN ????


Thanks for your help


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 Post subject: Re: Wd My Passport Essential (USB 3.0) fail.
PostPosted: February 3rd, 2015, 15:03 
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Is no one going to tell this guy the obvious limitation... that the data will be encrypted if you read it through SATA?

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 Post subject: Re: Wd My Passport Essential (USB 3.0) fail.
PostPosted: February 5th, 2015, 4:20 
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Ok , thanks, the only way is to change the board with the same and if it works ok.
or find sata board and change the bios and ok to read it then?


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 Post subject: Re: Wd My Passport Essential (USB 3.0) fail.
PostPosted: January 5th, 2018, 11:44 
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hello!
I compared two hard drives.
WD5000BMVW and WD3200BPVT.
The result of the comparison you can see in the pictures.

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