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We have a Imoega NAS Iomega StorCenter ix2-200, 1 disk is in FAIL, is it possible to change the failed hard disk?

Do you now the right procedure I don't want to loose all data

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Question by:smangogna
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by:jhyiesla
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You'd have to check with Iomega to be sure, but we had an iomega NAS device, not the same model number as yours. that we had in a RAID config and one of the disks failed and they said that we had to replace the disk with the exact same disk; which was not possible since the device was so old. I've since  moved to Buffalo devices as they seem to accept any appropriate disk.  But Iomega may have made changes to their line since then, so it would be worth a call to Iomega.
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by:smangogna
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I call Iomega support and they told me that If the NAS is out of warranty I can change the hard disk but be careful to have some capacity, rotation speed and cache.
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by:jhyiesla
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Here is a page from the manual that will probably answer your question.

http://www.iomega.com/support/manuals/ix-series/221-0809/en/consolidated/main.html#ix2200
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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 500 points for jhyiesla's comment http:/Q_27297423.html#36509539
Assisted answer: 0 points for smangogna's comment http:/Q_27297423.html#36509209

for the following reason:

I solved the problem, the first commentu was wrong, and the secon just a refer to manual, but after my comment
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jhyiesla earned 2000 total points
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My first comment wasn't wrong. I specifically said to check with Iomega. My experiences with them was correct, but I cautioned the asker that their approach to NAS devices may have changed.

While true that my second comment was a link to a manual and browsing the manual gives a fairly detailed description of how to change out a drive. I attempted in the link to route the asker to the specific page, but because the actual link is not displayed as you move through the manual I was not successful in that.
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My apologies for my last post. I was reading this at work and am in the middle of some stuff and just saw the close message and missed totally you awarding me the points. I appreciate them.

Thanx...
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