HP 7906

From: Joe R. <rigdonj_at_cfl.rr.com>
Date: Wed Aug 11 13:04:34 2004


   Well I missed out on the drive. I went out there twice but it was
raining both times so I couldn't dig it out. I went back today but someone
had beat me to it. I'll let you know if anothe one shows up.


At 01:57 PM 8/5/04 -0500, you wrote:
>Joe wrote....
>> This reminds me. I saw a 7906 laying in a scrap yard a few days ago. I
>> don't know the condition, it was upside down in the dirt and under a large
>> wire basket. Is there any parts that I need that I can get off of it
>Funny you should mention that. A spindle motor would be nice. Takes a bit of
>work to get out though, and they are actually pretty delicate. If you take
>the spindle motor out you should (and would have to already) take the fixed
>platter out. Since it's a servo pattern based drive (with a different
>magnetic coating for the servo surface) those are great to have as spares.
>All 4 heads, especially the servo head. The large power board in the bottom,
>and the 4 (or 5 if it's an H model) circuit boards from the card cage pull
>easily. The main things I need are spindle motor, and I/O sector board.
>I could definitely use those parts.
>Jay West
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