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Old 05-12-2004, 11:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an old Conner hard drive with broken 4 pin connector.
Is there an another power supply connector on the hard drive or do I have to put new 4 pin connector on the hard drive?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 05-12-2004, 03:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Unfortunately, that molex connector is the only one available on hard drives.

Did the pin fall off? Do you still have it? If so, you might be able to get it to work temporarily but consider it toast...
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Old 05-13-2004, 08:18 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for the reply Holocron,
3 of the power connector pins came off when I unpluged the power cord for the first time in 13 yrs.
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LOL, that will do it....13 years! That's definitely a reliable drive.

Have you tried plugging the pins back in with needle nose pliers? Never know, it might work.
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a 13 year old HDD....... about 500RPM????
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Ha, I don't know if RPM's were measured in HDD's back then.
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