Rockbox.org home
release
dev builds
extras
themes manual
wiki
device status forums
mailing lists
IRC bugs
patches
dev guide



Rockbox mail archive

Subject: RE: Replacing HDD in H320

RE: Replacing HDD in H320

From: SimonB <SimonB_at_geek-web.co.uk>
Date: 2006-04-25

 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se
> [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se] On Behalf Of Manuel Dejonghe
> Sent: 25 April 2006 09:25
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: Re: Replacing HDD in H320
>
> On 4/25/06, SimonB <SimonB@geek-web.co.uk> wrote:
> > The HDD died in my H320 yesterday and im just looking at my
> options. Does anyone know if it would just be a case of
> buying a new HHD and fitting it. I assume that it would
> accept a drive of the same model however would I be able to
> use a different HDD just as larger capacity or different manufacturer.
> >
> > Ie if I were to buy a smaller capacity solid state 1.8" IDE
> HDD, is anyone aware if that would work at all? Or would I
> have to buy the same kind of HDD (1.8" Toshiba MK*004GAL)
>
> Solid state ?
> Nice idea. Didn't know they exist in 1.8"
>
> The box of the h340 is about 2 mm thicker to hold the 40 GB hard drive
> (double platter). So you'll certainly have to pay attention about the
> physical dimensions of the hard disk.
> There should be no other limitation (as long as you stand
> below 128 GB, that is)
>
> ~lImbus

I have saw some 8Gb flash HDDs that were in 1.8" though they do cost
quite a lot. I just thought it would kind of take a few more knocks. I
wasn’t really aware of the difference in diameter though, thanks for
your reply.

Regards,

Simon B
Received on Tue Apr 25 10:38:07 2006


Page was last modified "Jan 10 2012" The Rockbox Crew
aaa