Just a guy with a love for tech


Adam L February 09, 2023

The floppy killer

NameModelYearCondition / StatusBus/ProtocolAllocatedDetails
AOpen CD-RW/DVDDUW1608/ARR2005Good / WorkingIDEWhite Faceplate, replaced tray drive belt
LG 20-48X CD-ROM DriveCRD-8484B2001Good / Working*IDEBlack Faceplate, corrected laser pots. Reads CDRs now.
Doesn't sound 100% right but runs fine
LG 40x CD-ROM DriveCRD-8402B2000Great / Working*IDEWhite Faceplate, Compaq Branded, Can read CDR, bearing is failing
LG 40x/15x/4x DVD-RW DriveGWA-4164B2005Great / BadIDEBlack Faceplate, Laser/Optics bad, unrecoverable
LG 52x CD-ROM DriveCRD-8522B2002Good / UntestedIDEWhite Faceplate, Audio Controls
LG CD-ROMCRD-8322B1999Good / Perfect*IDEWhite Faceplate, Y2006+ IDE controllers slow to POST/detect
Audio controls, Can read CDR
LG CD-RW / DVD-ROM DriveGCC-4120B2002Good / WorkingIDEWhite Faceplate, corrected laser pots, did stepper exercises
Hates Verbatim CDRs but Maxells work fine
Lite-on 48x CD-ROM DriveLTN-486S2004Great / Working*IDEBlack Faceplate, Bearing gone bad but still working, noisy during spin up
Philips 48x CD-ROM DrivePCCD0481999Good / WorkingIDEWhite Faceplate, Audio Controls, Can read CDR