HP DAT40 (DDS4) drive

Cartridge reel drive subunit

This subunit contains two motors that drive the reels inside the cartridge.


First remove the controller board as described on the main page.
You should now see the mounting plate of this subunit on the bottom side of the drive:
Cartridge drive
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Remove five screws on the bottom and pull out the subunit:
Cartridge drive disassembled
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