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by bimbobo
Sat Mar 14, 2009 4:56 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: HDD vibration & noise reducing methods - ranked
Replies: 195
Views: 624301

..this is my home made solution.. a combination of half-close enclosure and anti vibration stuff... using the material shown aside the enclosure.. After this solution I cannot hear any sound at all from the HDD.. neither on seek, idle or vibrations. http://peecee.dk/upload/view/159900 http://peecee....
by bimbobo
Sat Mar 14, 2009 4:51 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Home made HDD silencer...
Replies: 4
Views: 2905

.. as promised the image of the homemade silencer.. I removed the "the metal bars" on the sides.. I wanted to use them for the cooling, but the vibrations get much higher again, because the "touched" the 5.25" slot sides. Without it the max temp I got so far is 36C... I left 3cm space under the driv...
by bimbobo
Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:03 am
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Review: Samsung Spinpoint F1
Replies: 11
Views: 4798

A Spinpoint F1 in a Drive-a-Way is unstoppable for airborne and seek, that's from personal experience. The vibrations are basically transferred directly though, and F1s vibrate a lot. The only way I found to stop that was to use the drive-a-ways externally, sitting on a towel. Heat didn't seem an i...
by bimbobo
Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Home made HDD silencer...
Replies: 4
Views: 2905

.. I do not think it's warmer than 37C, touching it with my hand. Anyway.. the question was whether or not making some kind of cooling device.. I have a Cooltek Anti-Vibration HDD-Silencer, which I had but not having the same super good result than the "case" I made myself.. I removed now the rubber...
by bimbobo
Mon Mar 09, 2009 12:15 pm
Forum: Silent Storage
Topic: Home made HDD silencer...
Replies: 4
Views: 2905

Home made HDD silencer...

Hi, I have a Samsung F1 320, which is very silent in seeking but very "noisy" in vibration. So I made my own "silencer", a very rudemental enclosure which is a combination of isolating materials taken fro "electronical equipments packages" Cannot tell the name of this material in english but it's th...