ST506 drive not spinning...

From: Eric Smith <>
Date: Mon Feb 7 18:14:58 2005

Tony wrote:
> Yes, it should. AFAIK there is no motor-on signal on the ST506 interface
> or anything like that.

On some Maxtor XT1000 and XT2000 series drives, which use the ST506/ST412
interface, there is an option to have spinup control on pin 5 of J2.
Jumper JE enables the option, but it is only available on PCBs with part
number 1059085.
Received on Mon Feb 07 2005 - 18:14:58 GMT

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