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Title: Cpc6128 Disc Missing, worth keeping?
Post by: diazibon on 17:44, 12 October 21
Hello everybody,
I received yesterday a 6128, but when i do Cat i receive the disc missing error, with all disks. The strange thing is that if i extract the disk and put it inside again, it works for a moment and then it gives the disc missing error again. Everytime i get the disc out and in, it works for just a moment.
I also received a 6128plus that stated as not working. Should I replace the drive for testing?
Is worth keeping both? Don't have much time, so i think the question is, would be easy to fix, or better i return them?
Thanks
Title: Re: Cpc6128 Disc Missing, worth keeping?
Post by: Shaun M. Neary on 17:49, 12 October 21
Drive belt is worn down. Replace it (make sure you don't lose the write protect pin in the process), good as new.
Title: Re: Cpc6128 Disc Missing, worth keeping?
Post by: SRS on 19:56, 12 October 21
Hello everybody, I received yesterday a 6128, but when i do Cat i receive the disc missing error, with all disks. The strange thing is that if i extract the disk and put it inside again, it works for a moment and then it gives the disc missing error again. Everytime i get the disc out and in, it works for just a moment. I also received a 6128plus that stated as not working. Should I replace the drive for testing? Is worth keeping both? Don't have much time, so i think the question is, would be easy to fix, or better i return them? Thanks
Hello everybody, I received yesterday a 6128, but when i do Cat i receive the disc missing error, with all disks. The strange thing is that if i extract the disk and put it inside again, it works for a moment and then it gives the disc missing error again. Everytime i get the disc out and in, it works for just a moment. I also received a 6128plus that stated as not working. Should I replace the drive for testing? Is worth keeping both? Don't have much time, so i think the question is, would be easy to fix, or better i return them? Thanks
Don't believe Shaun. Your 6128plus is broken and you can send it to me so I could give it into green correct recycling ...








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Suppose the drive belt ist broken/to hard, too. How to change: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjC2I-0q8XzAhUBGewKHbFbA1YQwqsBegQICxAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DxWElIIjtvAo&usg=AOvVaw06cgRO7tPf64rbMQOE8AC3
Title: Re: Cpc6128 Disc Missing, worth keeping?
Post by: diazibon on 00:02, 13 October 21
 :) ok! I'll try. I'll tell you when it's done.
Thanks a lot both.

Title: Re: Cpc6128 Disc Missing, worth keeping?
Post by: diazibon on 00:00, 14 October 21
Hello,
I haven't changed the belt already, but i have recorded a video of the driva working case it is useful.
https://youtu.be/cJ5wXEEXeiU
Thanks!
Title: Re: Cpc6128 Disc Missing, worth keeping?
Post by: geebus on 10:26, 14 October 21
Is the belt still there? sounds like the motors going but the disc isn't turning.
Easy enough fix. Whilst you're in there you might as well clean the read/write head :)
Title: Re: Cpc6128 Disc Missing, worth keeping?
Post by: diazibon on 13:53, 26 October 21
Hello!
I received a belt, i have tried opening the drive for changing it but i can't. The videos I see are different models. Anyone has seen one like this?
The belt seems to be there, but the disc only starts rotating when i turn it with the hand. Is that strange or only an old belt?
Thanks!
Title: Re: Cpc6128 Disc Missing, worth keeping?
Post by: Bryce on 14:06, 26 October 21
There are several short cables that you will need to unplug from the PCB to get better access to the belt.

Bryce.
Title: Re: Cpc6128 Disc Missing, worth keeping?
Post by: diazibon on 14:28, 26 October 21
Thanks Bryce,
Done, and working! Had to remove a small pcb with a led for having access.
It was easy, and now works great.
Thanks!!