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#1 wlintek

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Posted 26 January 2008 - 06:13 AM

ok, bad thing happens sometime. i flashed a 79fl drive , got the orig.bin, then hacked.bin, flashing finishded no problem. when i put them together for testing, first time turned on , i got 3 red ring, i realised that the power cable was instered in a wrong way ( yes, shit happens) , then it's too late. the drive now does not eject, no laser movemet.

now what are my options? get a 79 drive or something from ebay and flash it as i still have the hacked.bin.
but do you guys here have any expereince as to what usually get damaged when thingd like that happens? i just tyr to fix the board.

#2 Nappa

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Posted 26 January 2008 - 09:17 PM

if you plug in the power cable in backwards on the cd drive its nackerd.. there is nothing you can do to make it eject...

you will need a new drive!

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Posted 27 January 2008 - 12:38 AM

ya your pretty much screwed, i know for sure that it kills the firmware chip and i know it kills something else (probably the main chip) so there's pretty much no hope for the drive board.

i have replacement drives in my bst, take a look.




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