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Subject: Re: Now I'm SERIOUSLY alarmed about my Archos!!

Re: Now I'm SERIOUSLY alarmed about my Archos!!

From: Grant Hardy <>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 15:30:33 -0800

So guys, the hard drive is working PERFECTLY for the past few days and
all the weird noises have stopped. Can I thus expect some more life
out of it? It's only a couple of years old.

On 2/23/06, Bluechip <> wrote:
> At 21:48 23/02/2006, you wrote:
> >Play taps for your drive. That's the head servo trying to find the
> >track. A death rattle for your drive. Salvage what data you can and
> >order a new drive pronto.
> >
> >There's still life in that old drive, however. It will make a good
> >speaker! I ran across a website the other day where the guy had made
> >some 3-way speakers using a 2.5", a 3.5" and a 5" drive hooked to a
> >conventional crossover network. Hook the wires directly to the head
> >servo coil. No idea of the THD :-)
> >
> >John
> >
> >On Tue, 21 Feb 2006 22:22:27 -0800, "Grant Hardy"
> ><> wrote:
> >
> > >Ok...starting a few days ago, whenever I put my Archos into my pocket
> > >or indeed bumped it in any way, the Archos would emit this little
> > >squeak which sounded like it was coming through the headphones. But
> > >just today, no headphones plugged in either, I started playing a song
> > >and slipped the Archos into my pocket (ok, more like dropped it into
> > >my pocket) and heard this HORRIBLE squealing sound which lasted until
> > >the disk span down!! WHAT is up??
> > >
> >---
> >John De Armond
> >See my website for my current email address
> >
> >Cleveland, Occupied TN
> >A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Received on 2006-02-24

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