Blu-Ray Burner Caught Fire

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Re: Blu-Ray Burner Caught Fire

Postby Losbot » Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:02 am

The cut security tape bothers me but that's just me.

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Re: Blu-Ray Burner Caught Fire

Postby wvjohn » Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:20 am

I ordered a refurb power supppy years back and it came with a bunch of the cables taped together with electrical tape. No. No. No. LAst time I did that. I've bought a couple of refurb dells for garage box and wife needed a small dedicated lappy for a project, and those were ok.

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Re: Blu-Ray Burner Caught Fire

Postby Err » Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:56 pm

I did e-mail Amazon today concerning both issues.

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Re: Blu-Ray Burner Caught Fire

Postby Err » Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:19 pm

Amazon responded. They gave me $10 credit on the power supply and asked me let me know if I have any problems with it. They offered 30% refund on the Burner. I accepted it as it.

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Re: Blu-Ray Burner Caught Fire

Postby normalicy » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:01 am

Interesting, I had the same experience last week. My server had shut down and it's set to automatically re-start if that happens. I checked it out & the plug on my 8tb drive was burnt to a crisp. And, like you I had it on an adapter because the original power supply didn't have SATA connectors. I removed the adapter & the server booted right up. Fortunately, the drive was a mirror.

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Re: Blu-Ray Burner Caught Fire

Postby Err » Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:25 pm

It's so crazy that these adapters exist in the first place. I'm glad that it didn't do more damage.

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Re: Blu-Ray Burner Caught Fire

Postby normalicy » Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:45 pm

When I get some time later this week, I'm going to clean the drive off and see if it will come to life for the heck of it. The adapters are a necessity and I can't believe they couldn't be done right. But I'm amazed all the other things that the Chinese can't do right.

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Re: Blu-Ray Burner Caught Fire

Postby Err » Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:05 am

I found this thread on reddit concerning options for these adapters.

https://www.reddit.com/r/DataHoarder/comments/6nsjhz/molex_to_sata_that_wont_catch_on_fire/

I guess good adapters exist but I'm too gun shy to use them. An interesting alternative if you PSU has the amperage is a SATA splitter like this one: https://www.amazon.com/StarTech-com-Power-Splitter-Adapter-PYO4SATA/dp/B0086OGN9E


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