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Asus blu ray drive issues...

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I was just wondering if anyone had heard of this before...

A friend at work gave me an Asus blu ray drive for Christmas (hugely grateful and far too much but I digress...) and I've been using it a little bit for and all of a sudden the unit has just lost power and it has disappeared from the device list and my computer.. Taking out the SATA plug and plugging it back in (whilst on) seems to bring the unit back to life.

Has anyone had any experience of this happening before?

Just thought I'd ask.... :)
 
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faulty unit/ bad cable connection/ follow up for more issues
 
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I've swapped out the connection on the PSU, not had any issues yet but I'll give it some time and see what happens.. Here's hoping it's solved..... :) Thanks for the reply too :)
 

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I've swapped out the connection on the PSU, not had any issues yet but I'll give it some time and see what happens.. Here's hoping it's solved..... :) Thanks for the reply too :)
Might be the control board inside
 
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It just seemed so weird it would be working one minute and then dead the next.. Might have been a dodgy end on the PSU cable but hopefully not....
 
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