Rom Transfer from WD40NMZW-11GX6S1

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Rom Transfer from WD40NMZW-11GX6S1

Postby Paulfromsurrey » 29.10.19, 06:36

I have this drive came as dead drive I think issue is with logic

as per customer drive was working when applied pressure on the usb3 connector from the side now it does not power on
I like to know how i can transfer the rom

I do have couple drive i think i can use donor drive
i really appreciate if you guide me the steps
I saw this link to transfer the rom

i guess or i can just move the rom chip from this to original to donor drive

https://forum.acelaboratory.com/downloa ... &mode=view
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Re: Rom Transfer from WD40NMZW-11GX6S1

Postby DataMedics » 05.11.19, 20:31

Yes, you can physically transfer the ROM chip from one PCB to the other, that is the correct SATA PCB for your drive. However, that's not the method I'd recommend. The location of the ROM chip is really close to other circuitry and it's extremely easy to ruin these PCBs just from applying the heat necessary to remove the ROM.

What I always do is to just remove the ROM chip from the failed PCB, read it in an external programmer, then write the ROM code to the working drive through the PC-3000 utility. This way I'm not ruining good PCBs in the process.


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