Maxtor personal storage 3200 burned out

Hello,

My Maxtor personal storage 3200 stop working, it smell like burned and the power light flash poorly.
What to do?
Thanks
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  1. Did you overvolt it with the wrong supply?

    See http://www.users.on.net/~fzabkar/HDD/TVS_diode_FAQ.html

    ... and http://www.users.on.net/~fzabkar/HDD/ (photo clips)
  2. alexglz38 said:
    Hello,

    My Maxtor personal storage 3200 stop working, it smell like burned and the power light flash poorly.
    What to do?
    Thanks


    Yes indeed, I found out that instead of 12 volts, I overvolted with 19. Do you think I could safe the data from the Maxtor?

    Thanks in advance.
  3. Yes.
  4. Hello,

    Here is a youtube video that shows you how to open your Maxtor 3200 case. If you can do that, Fzabkar can tell you exactly how to fix it.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hU52Csy4Nfw
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