Common Maxtor MFM drive failure mode -- any ideas?

Al Kossow aek at
Sat Oct 24 13:27:37 CDT 2015

On 10/24/15 10:15 AM, Josh Dersch wrote:
> there are a few ICs surface-mounted to the flat ribbon
> cable running to the head assembly.

Those are the head preamps. You should be able to scope out if there is anything coming out of them.

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