2 Semi Dead/Dead 1640s

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#1

i have 2 benq1640s that are semi dead /dead. if someone is able to repair drives or wants them for Disecting all i request is you pay postage… One is a sony rebadged benq which i crossflashed to 1640, another is a 1640 Both have issues burning disks at proper speeds often slowing to 1 or 2 speed. also can get errors ripping disks. that any other drive has none Sometimes they just plain refuse to acknowledge the discs exist as well :sad: So i have decided to either Bury them in my backyard:) or give them to someone who might ressucitate them :slight_smile:

Long Live The benq!


#2

I wouldn’t mind taking a whack at reviving them. PM me with the cost of postage.


#3

You mentioned you’re in Canada, so I’ll pass on the offer.


#4

I’ll take the faceplates from the 1640’s if the shipping to Wisconsin is reasonable.
budzos


#5

Just curious - are you getting 2 new (IDE?) drives to replace them?


#6

[quote=morisato;2082056]i have 2 benq1640s that are semi dead /dead. if someone is able to repair drives or wants them for Disecting all i request is you pay postage… One is a sony rebadged benq which i crossflashed to 1640, another is a 1640 Both have issues burning disks at proper speeds often slowing to 1 or 2 speed. also can get errors ripping disks. that any other drive has none Sometimes they just plain refuse to acknowledge the discs exist as well :sad: So i have decided to either Bury them in my backyard:) or give them to someone who might ressucitate them :slight_smile:

Long Live The benq![/quote] I bet there is nothing wrong with your drives, have you changed the IDE ribbon?


#7

Yup i changed the ide ribbon hell i changed The computers :wink: i even tried different o/s’s and formatted the system twice. and amazingly i went and got a new drive and it works fine on the system with any ide cable i’ve thrown at it.