Maxtor full-height 5.25" drives of death

Geoffrey Reed geoffr at
Thu Feb 22 17:07:25 CST 2018

>>>> A tangential question out of curiosity: who here has 5.25" MFM
>>>> drives they're extremely surprised are still working, and which
>>>> model(s)?
>>>> ...
>>>> - John

I¹m always surprised when I get my hands on an old st238 and it still
works, the amplifiers were run out of spec on most of them with no heat
sinking so they tend to burn up and damage the PCB

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