RL02 disk drive

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RL02 has all four lamps on

Error: RL02 remains in FAULT mode after power ON, as if no cable is attached.

Repair: Power RL02 drive on AFTER the CPU box with the RL11 / RLV11 disk controller is powered on.

Contact: Jörg Hoppe

STRANGE RL02 lamp codes

Error: the light codes of a RL02 are strange, or the drive seems dead.

Detection: remove data cable, and power drive on. All 4 lamps should go ON.

Repair: checkout the little light bulbs behind the front switches/indicators.

Explanation: those light bulbs are always dead. I even once had a drive with even all four lamps burnt out.

Contact: Jörg Hoppe