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IBM TravelStar 20GN 20 GB,Internal,4200 RPM,2.5″ (DJSA-220) Hard Drive

OK, to be fair, it is 0. So more media damage.

But now opened and examined this one looks even worse. Google Adsense [Bot]Majestic [Bot] and 17 guests.

After a hard drop, travelstad drive quit working and all I get is the click of death. Trending Price New. Then you re-installed heads, moving them to the parking area, and heads were already damaged. All the potential effects of this have been explained already.

You opened the drive in non-controlled environment.

IBM Travelstar 20GN – hard drive – 20 GB – ATA Overview – CNET

You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot post attachments in this forum. Feel free to PM me. I have performed a recovery in the ib, on a different drive with corrupt MFT using Runtime GetDataBack software and that went excellent.


Previous topic Next topic. Switch to mobile style. I’m not sure if a simple PCB swap will fix the problem, or if I also need to try a head swap? See details for full description. So, to sum it all up: It would take a long time to explain the consequences of this, but it’s more or less what Keetah says above. If its the ‘best’ your after, lbm would you allow someone with minimal or even no experience get to it first?

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IBM Travelstar 20GN – hard drive – 20 GB – ATA-66 Series

Users browsing this forum: But I agree you will not get back your data on this HDD and if you do take it to a recovery company this one will not be cheap at all from what you have done. This item may or may not be in original packaging.


This is the price excluding shipping and handling fees a seller has provided at which the same item, or one that is nearly identical to it, is being offered for sale or has been offered for sale in the recent past. This means the item has been inspected, cleaned, and repaired to full working order and is in excellent condition.

This item doesn’t belong on this page. Good news – the platters appear to be in good condition, but the heads may be damaged due to my “tinkering. Show less Show more.

I would buy more if they were available. Additional Product Features Drive Interface. What does this price mean? Chances you will recover a single byte is Ever thing is super good. Show More Show Less. Dust, humidity, ttravelstar etc are now on the platter.