IDE Hard Drive Question

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Fri Jun 26 01:20:48 CDT 2020

On 6/25/20 4:12 PM, Jon Elson via cctech wrote:
> On 06/25/2020 05:29 PM, W2HX via cctech wrote:
>> Does ANYONE have any idea what these 4 wires are connected to and why?
>> And anyone give any odds about whether these 4 wires will prevent this
>> IDE-SD converter from working?
> Temperature sensor and heater.  Undoubtedly for start-up in extreme cold
> conditions.

Certainly looks like that to me also.  Sits right atop the spindle motor.


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