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Subject: RE: Replacing HDD in H320

RE: Replacing HDD in H320

From: SimonB <>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 09:37:29 +0100


> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of Manuel Dejonghe
> Sent: 25 April 2006 09:25
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: Re: Replacing HDD in H320
> On 4/25/06, SimonB <> 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.


Simon B
Received on 2006-04-25

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