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Hard disk drive head assembly teardown

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

A look at a head assembly for a hard disk drive. See the full post on Electronupdate blog. Check out the video after the break. (more…)

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DIY hamster wheel using an old hard disk drive

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Can't sleep because of a noisy hamster wheel?  Felipe shows you how to easily make a very silent homemade hamster wheel using an old hard disk drive: Felipe La Rotta from Cocodrilabs had a noisy hamster wheel. Hamster wheels like most other mass produced pet items are made as cheap as...

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  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...
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