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Medalist 4323

Capacity:
Speed:
Average Seek Time:
 Cylinders:
Heads:
Sectors:

3.25 GB
4500 rpm
13 ms
787
128
63


Installation Guide | Product Manual

 

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                         SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, INC.
                              1-800-SEAGATE
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                            (C)opyright 1998



ST-33223A (Ultra ATA-3)

  浜様様様様様
   REAR VIEW 
  藩様様様様様
                         J2  40 pin I/O Cable Connection
                            pin-20 removed
                         
              嬪様様様様 獲様様様様冤様様1/陳陳陳陳\    TOP (HDA)
             裕::::::::::::::::::1 : : :  0 0 0 0 獲
              塒様様様様様様様様様溶由由由誉5GG12    BOTTOM
                                       
              Master ON, Slave OFF  潰  
    Slave Present (when Master ON) 陳陳 
     Cable Select (when Slave OFF) 陳陳 
                          Reserved 陳陳陳
                                              o o
                                             1o o
                                               
                      OFF -  Full capacity陳陳 
                              (as shipped)     
                       ON - Limit capacity陳陳 
                            (to 2.1Gbytes,      
                           4092 cylinders)      
                                 Reserved 陳陳陳

   Limit Capacity jumper sets the default cylinder translation
to 4092 to solve issues with certain BIOS that only auto-detect.
Total available sectors are still at full capacity as reported via
Identify Drive data words 52 - 61.  Third party partitioning software
may be needed to achieve full capacity if this option jumper is used.


                             ST-33223A

       FORMATTED CAPACITY (MB) __________________3,249
       ACTUATOR TYPE ____________________________VOICE COIL
       CYLINDERS __PHYSICAL______________________
       HEADS ______PHYSICAL______________________3
       DISCS (3.5 in) ___________________________2
       MEDIA TYPE _______________________________THIN FILM
       HEAD TYPE ________________________________MR
       RECORDING METHOD _________________________PRML 16/17 (0,14) ZBR
       INTERNAL TRANSFER RATE (Mbits/sec) _______up to 126
       EXTERNAL TRANSFER RATE (Mbytes/sec) ______up to 33.3
       PIO/DMA/UDMA MODE (max) __________________4/2/2
       DMA SUPPORT ______________________________EISA Type B
       SPINDLE SPEED (RPM) ______________________4500
       AVERAGE LATENCY (mSEC) ___________________6.7
       BUFFER ___________________________________128K
        Read/Write Multiple, Read Look-Ahead,
        Multi-Segmented
       INTERFACE ________________________________Ultra ATA-3
       SECTORS PER DRIVE (LBA mode) _____________6,346,368
       TPI (TRACKS PER INCH) ____________________8,897
       BPI (KBITS PER INCH) _____________________up to 165.0
       AVERAGE ACCESS (ms seek/read/write) ______/11.0/13.0
       SINGLE TRACK SEEK (ms seek/read/write) ___/1.5/3.0
       MAX FULL SEEK (ms seek/read/write) _______/18.0/21.0
       MTBF (power-on hours) Office _____________300,000
       SHOCK (G's, 11ms/2ms):
                operating (Read/Write) __________5
                abnormal ________________________
                nonoperating ____________________75/200
       ACOUSTICS (bels) (typ/max) _______________3.7/4.5
       POWER DISSIPATION (watts) ________________
       POWER REQUIREMENTS: +12V START-UP (amps) _1.5
       POWER MANAGEMENT (Watts):
                           ACTIVE _______________6.0
                           IDLE _________________3.3
                           STANDBY ______________0.8
       WRITE PRECOMP (cyl) ______________________N/A
       REDUCED WRITE CURRENT (cyl) ______________N/A
       LANDING ZONE (cyl) _______________________AUTO
       IBM AT DRIVE TYPE ________________________*

       Physical:
                    Height (inches/mm):    1.03/26.1
                    Width  (inches/mm):    4.02/102.1
                    Depth  (inches/mm):    5.78/147.0
                    Weight      (lb/g):     1.2/540

 * MAY REQUIRE FORMATTING AND PARTITIONING SOFTWARE.  ALSO, CHECK TO
SEE IF YOUR CMOS SETUP HAS A "CUSTOM" OR "USER DEFINABLE" DRIVE TYPE
AVAILABLE. (see below)

Possible translations:
                       This translation is generally acceptable, as
                       is, for non-DOS operating systems:
      6,296 cyl, 16 heads, 63 sectors = 3,249,340,416

                       DOS operating systems may require a translation
                       that uses larger values for the CMOS head
                       parameter which lowers cylinders below 1024:
        787 cyl, 128 heads, 63 sectors = 3,249,340,416

                       Other FULL-CAPACITY solutions for DOS operating
                       systems include third-party drive preparation
                       software, system BIOS which supports LBA mode
                       or bios driven host adapters. Otherwise,
                       capacity may be limited to:
       1024 cyl, 16 heads, 63 sectors = 528,482,304


Some systems BIOS have capacity limitations. 
Types that have been identified are:
     a 2.113GB or 4095 cylinder limitation 

DOS 16-bit FAT file system cannot access more than 2.147 Gbytes per 
partition.  FAT32 file system can create single partitions and
logical drives up to 2TB.

Note: A "custom" or "user-defined" CMOS drivetype  may ask for a
numerical value for the Write Precompensation cylinder and for the
Landing Zone cylinder.  A basic rule-of-thumb for drive models that do
not require the old Write Precomp technique or a Landing Zone because
they are Auto-Parking is to add 1 to the cylinder value being used. As
an example: If cylinders equaled 820, then both Write Precomp and
Landing Zone would be entered as 821. Some BIOS will convert this to
65535 or -1, which are functionally equivalent to "none (not used)".

Already low-level formatted at the factory.

Since a User-definable or Custom translation geometry may be used, it
is imperative that the values be written down and kept with your
permanent records for retrieval in the event of CMOS battery failure.

Seagate reserves the right to change, without notice, product
offerings or specifications. (11/08/98)

A copy of this specification file may be obtained by FTP at
ftp://ftp.seagate.com/techsuppt/at/ST33223A.TXT.


 



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