Good news – the platters appear to be in good condition, but the heads may be damaged due to my “tinkering. Ah, the youthful ignorance of an aspiring engineer Pulled from a Compaq Laptop. The Hard Drive connect by: Google Adsense [Bot] , Majestic [Bot] and 17 guests. Thanks for your help. The “off” amount and percentage simply signifies the calculated difference between the seller-provided price for the item elsewhere and the seller’s price on eBay.

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After a hard drop, the drive quit working and all I get is the click of death.

IBM Travelstar 20GN – hard drive – 20 GB – ATA Overview – CNET

After many years, the drive still powers up and the click-of-death is still there not that I expected it to go away. I think you have gotten all the good advice you can from here and there is not much to say on this one. This is the price excluding shipping and handling fees a seller has provided at which the same item, or one that is nearly identical to it, is being offered for sale or has been offered for sale in the recent past.

Now at the very least you will have a diagnostic charge because it has been contaminated, some firms may even turn you away.

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See details for full description. I have performed a recovery in the past on a different drive with corrupt MFT using Runtime GetDataBack software and that went excellent. This item may or may not be in original packaging. Then you moved heads without tools and experience and as i understand you just moved heads out of their parking area.

I bought the hard drives for computer that I was working on. But now opened and examined this one looks even worse. The price may be the seller’s own price elsewhere or another seller’s price.

Ah, the youthful ignorance of an aspiring engineer Great value for the money. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Ever thing is super good. I would buy more if they were available.

IBM DJSA-220 hard drive specifications

The lowest-priced item that has been restored to working order by the manufacturer ‘manufacturer refurbished condition’ or an eBay seller or a third party not approved by the manufacturer ‘seller refurbished condition’. They all worked perfectly and looked brand new. The Hard Drive connect by: A speck of dust is like hitting a bowling ball on the autobhan. This is a pretty old model, been around for some time, im pretty confident that most if not all seasoned professionals could have handled this for inm.

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Was this discussion helpful? Ratings and Reviews Write a review. With no other precaution. Maybe someone in travelstag forum will offer to help, but it probably wont be cheap.

You opened the drive in non-controlled environment. I’m not sure if a simple PCB swap will fix the problem, or if I also need to try a head swap? Ever thing is super good Ever thing is super good Verified purchase: This most probably means media damage ie. If its the ‘best’ your after, why would you allow someone with minimal or even no experience get to it first?

Noob here, I’m trying to find replacement parts for an older HDD I crashed a long-long time ago like 7 years ago – photos attached.