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Re: Checking back in...

Postby Folderol » Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:11 am

Spooky!
It was only yesterday that I was wondering what you were up to these days. Good to see you here again.

I've had aging hard drives behave in strange ways, and have taken the attitude that they present a risk that makes them not worth keeping. As mentioned, the PSU might also be worth a check.
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Postby Zukan » Fri Nov 23, 2018 10:16 am

Mike, sausage on the 12th dude. Be there. You have been missed.
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Re: Checking back in...

Postby Mike Stranks » Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:07 am

I'm genuinely touched by all your 'welcome back' messages...

As for the troublesome disc... it gets it's power via USB and only plays-up when connected to the Cymatic. Your comments lead me to believe that the Cymatic may not be supplying required volts/current for this Lacie drive as this drive was always totally reliable when used with my Touchmix - now 'moved on'.... I said there'd been some changes!
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Re: Checking back in...

Postby Folderol » Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:18 am

Mike Stranks wrote:it gets it's power via USB and only plays-up when connected to the Cymatic.
Ah-Ha! The thot plickens :)
I once had that with a drive on a USB adaptor. Installed it 'properly' and no further problems.
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Postby CS70 » Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:22 am

Mike Stranks wrote:I'm genuinely touched by all your 'welcome back' messages...

As for the troublesome disc... it gets it's power via USB and only plays-up when connected to the Cymatic. Your comments lead me to believe that the Cymatic may not be supplying required volts/current for this Lacie drive as this drive was always totally reliable when used with my Touchmix - now 'moved on'.... I said there'd been some changes!

Must be a Lacie thing :) Was the same for mine - it was attached to a laptop via USB and I never thought of trying it with another host. Perhaps it's the combination.
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Re: Checking back in...

Postby Martin Walker » Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:57 am

A belated welcome back from me as well Mike - lovely to see your cheery avatar face pop up in the postings :thumbup:


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Postby Sam Spoons » Fri Nov 23, 2018 1:36 pm

And another from me. Good to see you back. :thumbup:
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Postby MarkPAman » Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:35 pm

And yet another from me :thumbup:
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Postby desmond » Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:44 pm

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Postby John Willett » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:10 pm

Good to see you back Mike. :thumbup:
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Postby Mixedup » Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:12 pm

Seems I'm late to the party Mike — but welcome back all the same!
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Postby Richie Royale » Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:40 pm

Hi Mike, I hope you're well. I don't get on here much these days myself.
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Postby Wonks » Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:07 pm

Richie who? :D
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