PMC - Disk Replacement

Discussion in 'Windows Media Center' started by Bartboy, Feb 19, 2005.

  1. Bartboy

    Bartboy Guest

    I am trying to like my new Samsung PMC but the hard disk is just to dam small
    to be useful.

    I have 30gb of music, several gbs of photos, and proably 50gb of recorded TV.

    The problem is the Samsung ships with a 20gb hard disk.
    Sure i could selectivly sync music and pictures and only add a few tv
    programs but I dont want to do that. The reason I bought a portable player is
    to take my content and be portable with it.

    I hit upon the idea of replacing the hard disk so opended up the PMC hoping
    that it would be a standard laptop drive, but it wasn't, it was much smaller.

    Anyone had any luck replacing the disk on a Samsung YH-999 ? or know what
    type of disk it uses?


    Bartboy, Feb 19, 2005
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  2. Bartboy

    Bartboy Guest

    I found the answer.

    The Samsung uses a 1.8" hard disk. (my laptop had a 2.5" thats why the size
    was different)

    The largest 1.8" drive on the market at the moment seems to be a 40gb, but
    Toshiba have a 80gb model coming out soon.

    I guess thats why the PMCs have such small hard disks.

    Bartboy, Feb 19, 2005
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