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Panasonic WJ-ND300 Maintenance Manual

Digital disk recorder, sata conversion guide (single)
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Digital Disk Recorder
WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (Single)
22. Jan. 2009
System Solutions Company

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  • Page 1 Digital Disk Recorder WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (Single) 22. Jan. 2009 System Solutions Company...
  • Page 2 WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (single) Maintenance guide 1. Outline This guide describes how to convert the hard disk drive installed in the WJ-ND300, ND300A from PATA type to SATA type. 2. Preparation Following items are required for the SATA conversion.
  • Page 3: Replacement Procedure

    WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (single) Maintenance guide 3. Replacement Procedure Important +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ • Power off the unit and disconnect from the mains power supply before carrying out this work. • Do not detach the cable connecting the unit and the front panel while the HDD status indicators are still lit or until 30 seconds have passed since the HDD status indicators went off.
  • Page 4 WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (single) Maintenance guide Important +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ The HDDs should be installed in the correct positions in the Inside the front cover order as shown right. Do not skip a drive position or reverse the order of the HDD positions. Incorrectly placed drives will result in the recorder not recognizing the extension unit or the drives.
  • Page 5 WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (single) Maintenance guide (7) Release the radiator fan cable from two cord clamps attached to the HDD Fan Ass’y, and disconnect respective Junction connectors, and remove the HDD Fan Ass’y. FAN1 FAN2 (8) Remove five screws (3x wafer-head screw, 2x screw with screw with washer washer) fixing the HDD Fan Ass’y and then remove the...
  • Page 6 WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (single) Maintenance guide (10) Remove seven inside screws (wafer-head screws) and three front screws (binding screws) that secure the bottom plate, and remove the bottom plate. HDD unit guide rail wafer-head screw seven wafer-head screws Bottom plate...
  • Page 7 WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (single) Maintenance guide (13) Remove four screws (1x wafer-head screw, 3x screw screw with washer with washer) fixing the Heat Sink (for Main board), and remove the Heat Sink (for Main board). Heat Sink (for Main board) Note: Discard the removed Heat Sink.
  • Page 8 WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (single) Maintenance guide (17) Install three additional hexagonal spacers (7mm). additional four screws (screw with washer) screw with washer (18) Attach the new cool sheet to the Main board (Center of IC103). SATA board SATA boards...
  • Page 9 WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (single) Maintenance guide (22) Remove six cord clamps from the bottom of main unit Remove six cord clamps chassis. (23) Attach five new cord clamps. New cord clamps Approx. 10mm Approx. 80mm Approx. 210mm Panasonic ND300_SATAConversionGuideS_A...
  • Page 10 WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (single) Maintenance guide (24) Connect the power cables (red, yellow) to the CN4 of DC/ DC board, and pass them through the clamps 1, 2, 4 as shown right. Clamp 4 (yellow, gray) Clamp 1, 2 (red, yellow) (25) Connect the power cables (red, blue) to the CN3 of DC/DC board, and pass them through the clamps 1, 2, 3 as shown below.
  • Page 11 WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (single) Maintenance guide (28) Adjust the length of SATA cables and secure them as shown below. Common to left and right for HDD1 Approx. 30mm Approx. 50mm for HDD4 for HDD3 for HDD2 (29) Make the cables flat at an intersection as shown right.
  • Page 12 WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (single) Maintenance guide (32) Fix HDD fan assemblies with five screws (3x wafer-head screw with washer screw, 2x screw with washer), and connect each HDD fan connector to the Main board. HDD Fan Ass'y wafer-head screw...
  • Page 13 WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (single) Maintenance guide (34) Connect the SATA cables and power cables to each SATA boards as shown below. SATA cable for HDD1 Power cable for HDD1 SATA cable for HDD3 Power cable for HDD3 (red) (blue)
  • Page 14 WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (single) Maintenance guide (36) Install new HDDs on the HDD mounting brackets with four screws each. Refer to the "Operating Instructions" for detail. Notes: When disconnecting the ATA cables, pull the pull-ring slowly and straightforward. SATA HDD's do not require jumper configuration.
  • Page 15 WJ-ND300 SATA conversion guide (single) Maintenance guide (41) Attach the Caution label to the specified location on the Caution label HDD unit. (42) Install the top cover on the main unit with 11 screws. (43) Connect the connector to the front panel and fix the front panel with one screw in the reverse order of the removal.