New B3 not booting

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Thomasjl
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Joined: 18 Nov 2018, 14:41

New B3 not booting

Post by Thomasjl » 09 Dec 2018, 15:21

Hello!
I just received a new B3. When Im starting it get stuck on some process with a flashing red ligth. This seem to on for hours whithout ending.
Anyone have an idea about what to do with this?

Gordon
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Joined: 10 Aug 2011, 03:18

Re: New B3 not booting

Post by Gordon » 10 Dec 2018, 05:01

No harddrive?

Thomasjl
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Re: New B3 not booting

Post by Thomasjl » 11 Dec 2018, 16:48

yes. you are correct. quite embarrasing, I didnt notice there was no hard drive included.
Do you know if a hard drive for B3 is a standard format drive which can be purchased anywhere?

beatgr
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Joined: 01 Feb 2009, 15:25

Re: New B3 not booting

Post by beatgr » 10 Feb 2019, 14:07

Standard 3.5” SATA Drive.
You will need Anti-Static work surface, Small Scredrivers, Soft Touch, and PATIENCE.

I have use Western Digital “Red” NAS Series Hard Drives.
https://www.wd.com/content/dam/wdc/webs ... 800002.pdf

Interface: 6 GB/s
Form Factor: 3.5 inch
RPM Class: 5400
Warranty: 3 year
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Western Digital 3 TB is model number: WD30EFRX
PRICE ? ~ $110 from WD Store. I purchased mine during MicroCenter Sale (Spring 2018).

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