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 Post subject: Flipping the Platter to match the PH
PostPosted: October 21st, 2018, 12:23 
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I have DT01ACA050 with PH0 and all donor I found so is PH1
Just wondering, If I just use a donor's head and flip the platter, Will it Work?? :roll: :idea: :!: :?:
Did someone tried it before?


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 Post subject: Re: Flipping the Platter to match the PH
PostPosted: October 21st, 2018, 12:53 
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The data would be moving in the opposite direction when the platter is flipped.

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 Post subject: Re: Flipping the Platter to match the PH
PostPosted: October 21st, 2018, 13:13 
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LarrySabo wrote:
The data would be moving in the opposite direction when the platter is flipped.

Then we would be reading the drive Max-Lba to 0-Lba :D Larry is right, it will not work.

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mr_spokk wrote:
LarrySabo wrote:
The data would be moving in the opposite direction when the platter is flipped.

Then we would be reading the drive Max-Lba to 0-Lba :D Larry is right, it will not work.


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 Post subject: Re: Flipping the Platter to match the PH
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mr_spokk wrote:
LarrySabo wrote:
The data would be moving in the opposite direction when the platter is flipped.

Then we would be reading the drive Max-Lba to 0-Lba :D Larry is right, it will not work.

You're joking of course. :lol: The bits would be streaming in reverse so nothing would be read. He needs to modify the PCB so the motor spins in the reverse direction, and put the headstack in upside down do the heads fly properly. Hahaha. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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