|02-16-2012, 10:48 PM||#1|
Join Date: Feb 2012
Device: Sony PRS-T1
Noises coming from the inside on boot/browsing?
So I just noticed today a strange noise coming out of the reader on boot and sometimes when I browse the web. I can clearly hear a periodic "scratching" kinda noise from the inside, synced with every turn of the arrows that shows on the screen right after the boot. This also happened once, when I was browsing the web and the page was taking far too long to load. I am guessing it has something to do with the access to the hard drive, but is this a normal occurence? Anybody experienced anything like this?
|02-17-2012, 12:51 AM||#2|
Join Date: Jan 2012
Device: Sony T1, Nexus-7, LG G3
Not sure I wouldn't think it would even have a hard drive in honesty, as thin as it is and with the 2gb storage I would really expect it to have to be flash memory. It's not completely uncommon for electronics to hum but very few can people hear it. I suppose it's also possible there a tiny fan on the cpu or something but with ARM I don't think it would be needed.
My only worry if I heard a noise would be something dodgy with the battery, the odds are against that though. All in all I'd say it's probably nothing to worry about.
|02-17-2012, 12:55 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Silicon Valley
Device: Sony PRS-950; PRS-350; PRS-505RC; iPhone 4
|02-17-2012, 07:20 AM||#4|
Join Date: Feb 2011
Device: Sony- T3, PRS650, 350, T1/2/3, Paperwhite, Fire 8.9,Samsung Tab S 10.5
The fanbelt's probably gone.......
|02-17-2012, 04:39 PM||#5|
Join Date: Sep 2010
Device: Sony PRS 505, 600, 350, T-1, Kindle PW
Usually, this means that the hyperdrive is acting up. If you want to be sure, you can isolate it, by cutting out the sub-light engines.
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