[Gllug] Connecting up a 2.5" HDD in a normal PC

John Winters john at sinodun.org.uk
Sun Aug 15 10:18:28 UTC 2004

On Sun, 2004-08-15 at 10:54, anth wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Aug 2004 10:24:12 +0100, John Winters <john at sinodun.org.uk> wrote:
> > I believe it should be possible to copy off the data using a Linux box
> > and the ADFS module, but the drive is a 2.5" one and AFAICS has only a
> > ribbon cable going to it - no separate power lead.  Does anyone know if
> > you can get adapters to connect 2.5" drives inside a normal PC?
> The same data signals are used for both 2.5" and 3.5" IDE drives,
> though I think the power supply may be 5V rather than 12V, so an
> adapter should be easy to find.
> http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&q=2.5+3.5+ide+adapter&btnG=Search&meta=cr%3DcountryUK%7CcountryGB

Thank you kindly - now ordered an adapter.


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