Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: Advice on best 60GB HD model for upgrade?
RE: Advice on best 60GB HD model for upgrade?
From: Henry Tremolo <djtremolo_at_suomi24.fi>
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 11:55:49 +0200
>Just wanted to see which model & specs those of you who have upgraded your
>20GB recorder HD to a 60GB have used, since HD technology has improved.
I bought Hitachi Travelstar 80GN ATA100 80GB 4200RPM disk and I like
it. Quite silent compared the existing (original) disk. Rockbox debug
shows ID string: "IC25N080ATMR04-0". Spinup time is around 2700ms.
As the people here said me before buying, 4200RPM is good, no point
in having any faster. And the buffer size, as I have heard, is not
Price of the HDD was 233.90E in Finland.
Replacing the HDD was easy, and there are two pages full of hints,
links found under rockbox site.
>Also, it looks like I have to get an adapter plug to FAT32 format it
>according to this guide: http://www2.funmp3players.com/reviews/modify/
I used an adapter also, it cost 6E. Actually, i bought two of them
to access original and new disk at same time to copy data from old
to new. It was worth of money, i think.
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Received on 2003-12-11