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47 Drive Wont Read Backups

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#1 djmrman


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Posted 10 December 2009 - 11:03 PM

I have just tried flashing two different 47 drives with jungle flasher and they wont read my backups the drives spins up and then spins down anyone know what I did wrong?

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Posted 10 December 2009 - 11:11 PM

Do they load retail games?

Older Hitachi drives can be very picky with loading backups.

What type of media are you using?

How are you creating the backup images?

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Posted 10 December 2009 - 11:15 PM

these backups work on another 47 drive I have that just died yes it reads retail games and I always use verbatim

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Posted 10 December 2009 - 11:30 PM

I've seen hitachi's prefer Memorex over Verbatim before, wierd

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Posted 11 December 2009 - 01:58 AM

I've had same problems with Hitachi drives, i've heard if you calibrate the pot or adjust the laser and you can turn it up/down to read your backups. I haven't tried this myself but i read about it a while ago, i think all you need is a multimeter and a screw driver (I could be wrong, like I said I haven't tried this myself). At work now but I will be home soon and i have a link to article about adjusting this I can get when I get home. PM or reply if ya can't find it yourself.

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