Procedure for Installation of Hard Disk in Konica Minolta bizhub 283/363/423 Photocopier Machines,
1-Get a SATA hard disk. NOTE: SATA HDD is supported in the above mentioned models. IDE or PATA are not supported.So get a SATA HDD.
SATA HDD have two main connectors. 1 is for Data and the other one is for power as shown in the image.Two separate cables are used.Data cable and the power cable.Get both the cables.Image of the cable is shown below.
Data Cable for SATA
Power cable for SATA Hard Disk
3-Connect the cables in their respective areas.
4-Now place the hard disk on its fitting. HDD mounting kit is fitted at the main control board of the machine.For this, open the back side cover of the machine and you will get the fitting.It will be on the main board in front of you. Now fit the HDD on its mounting and tight the four screws at its sides to keep HDD safe from shocks / jerks.
5-Now connect the data connector and the power connector to the control board.There will be two separate jacks for power connector and the data connector.
6-After fixing both the connectors to the main board, close the rear cover of machine with the screws.
7- Now turn the machine ON.
8-Go to the service mode and click on "SYSTEM 2"
9-Now click on "HDD" and select "ENABLE" and press "OK"
10-Now click on "state confirmation"
12-Now click on Format Hard disk.Select "Logical Format" not the physical format.Press "START" button and wait for few minutes.
13-When formatting is finished press "OK" and restart the machine.
14-Your new HDD installation is complete now and its ready to use for box operations.