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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-23-2014, 10:51 AM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
Your right about the move working out even though...

Your right about the move working out even though you started one sector yearly. The important item is the 4 sector offset between the from and the to drives.

It also looks like the sectors...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-22-2014, 08:35 AM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
The four sectors that should have been nulled out...

The four sectors that should have been nulled out are 2008037 -> 2008040 inclusive, with the first sector on the disk numbed 0. The data from the old hard drives sector 2008037 should now be on...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-22-2014, 08:08 AM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
Quantum was my favorite as well. Shipped a ton...

Quantum was my favorite as well. Shipped a ton of those puppies all over the place. Had lots of problems with Western Digital and IBM. Had bad batches of Seagates and Maxtors. I do try to stick...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-21-2014, 02:16 PM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
Yep, the new file WD5000AADS-8blocks.dimg does...

Yep, the new file WD5000AADS-8blocks.dimg does compare with mag500almostvirgin-b4096.bin now that I got sector 0 added to what I posted earlier..

Sorry about that.
Peter
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-21-2014, 02:12 PM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
Okay, I was confused as well. That file I...

Okay, I was confused as well. That file I attached was missing the first sector. I checked my other files I extracted myself and the starting sector numbers of the files are indeed start the sector...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-20-2014, 11:41 AM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
I got some good news and some bad news. Good...

I got some good news and some bad news.

Good news: I already had a header image from a person that posted a 500 Gig drive earlier. It has the same number of sectors that your drive has. I...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-13-2014, 02:33 PM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
I did find a WD5000AVDS at Newegg. It's listed...

I did find a WD5000AVDS at Newegg. It's listed for $56 and is video rated and 512 byte sectors. I couldn't find any 512 bytes sector 1 T hard drive but then I didn't look through all of them. The...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-13-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
If you could post sector 4 and 5 or the first 3K...

If you could post sector 4 and 5 or the first 3K of the disk data, I could take a look and see what needs adjusting. It looks like MPG_SEGMPG_SEGM.DAT is already at 16 sectors so maxed out. So...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-28-2014, 01:42 PM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
The external SATA units I have on my 2160A are...

The external SATA units I have on my 2160A are powered externally as well. The drives spindown and are put into sleep mode when the DVR shuts off. They will take a little more power than what you...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   11-28-2014, 01:33 PM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
I did a quick search and the "skip-079" does a...

I did a quick search and the "skip-079" does a DVD / hard drive test. The links are all broken since the forum has changed software twice since that FAQ was written. It looks like that will also...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   08-31-2014, 07:14 PM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
There are directions on replacing hard drives...

There are directions on replacing hard drives among the many posts on this thread. I checked the first post that wajo had been maintaining. It does look like the links from that post don't work...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   04-20-2014, 07:35 AM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-24-2014, 12:39 PM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
There haven't been much activity on this thread...

There haven't been much activity on this thread for sometime now. Glad you got your system up and running with the external connector. The main problem I've had is the eSATA cable going straight...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-25-2013, 02:53 PM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   03-23-2013, 08:32 PM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
If you want to resize a filesystem I have a...

If you want to resize a filesystem I have a procedure here:

Resize from 160 to 500 Gig hard drive....
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   02-24-2013, 04:47 PM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-08-2013, 07:13 PM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-08-2013, 07:10 PM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-01-2013, 10:16 AM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
I put in a 2.5" video rated Western Digital...

I put in a 2.5" video rated Western Digital unit, WD5000BUDT in my 2160A. It has 32 Megabyte cache and is a 500 Gig hard drive. Since it is a notebook hard drive it is even lower power than the...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-31-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 209
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
NOSTRADIMWIT You should cross post if you...

NOSTRADIMWIT

You should cross post if you didn't already. The group in the other forum would love this.

It looks much like my older 2160A. They said the redesign was for the turner and I bet...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-29-2012, 10:50 AM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-25-2012, 09:36 AM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
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Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-24-2012, 10:25 AM
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
Okay, the sector 2 looks the same as my 2160A...

Okay, the sector 2 looks the same as my 2160A model. I was hoping they would have revised this sector so we could tell these different filesystems apart.

Ops, I made the number of blocks too...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-23-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 209
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Posted By PeterTheGeek
NOSTRADIMWIT If your new drive doesn't work...

NOSTRADIMWIT

If your new drive doesn't work in the computer, the Magnavox might have set the spin-up on power up to off. There is directions on changing that back in the other thread.

As for...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   12-22-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 38,778
Posted By PeterTheGeek
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