Maxtor install help needed.

  rawsongreen 18:16 17 Jan 2005

To fit a hard drive Maxtor's website tells me to 'Use only # 6 x 32 machine screws no longer than 6mm.'
Can anyone tell me what the '# 6 x 32' bit means?

  mosfet 18:53 17 Jan 2005

Number 6 screw x 3.2mm I guess.They need to be short,so as not to damage inside drive.

  Rayuk 19:16 17 Jan 2005

I think you may find that the 32 means 32 threads to the inch[just googled it]

  jimmer409® 19:22 17 Jan 2005

run down to your local family computer shop and they will probally have umpteen of these screw to give you

  rawsongreen 19:45 17 Jan 2005

Thanks, that could well be the answer.

  ICF 19:52 17 Jan 2005

From what I can gleem from a bit of surfing the net is that 6 x 32 is the size of the Phillips 6 32s of and inch
click here

  jimv7 20:04 17 Jan 2005

Take 1 out from your old drive as a pattern.

  rawsongreen 20:05 17 Jan 2005

Thanks I'll tick it resolved now.

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