connector adaptor device advice

  SparkyJack 19:46 08 Sep 11
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I have several adaptors that connect IDE 3.5 and 2.5 and SATA to USB

I am looking for a similar adaptor that will connect 2.5 drive with the edge connector to USB or a gender changer to do the same.

I Google search has so far turned up what I already have.

To clarify the hardrive in question does not have the IDE pins or SATA slot it is an edge connector[male] to what is needed is female to USB or to IDE.

The usual sources seem only to have the IDE/SATA type to USB

Any ideas folks

  Nontek 20:53 08 Sep 11
  SparkyJack 10:36 09 Sep 11

Th ank you nontek This appears to be a variation of what I have- a universal IDE[2siazes] and SATA to USB see [Amazon - Iomah adaptor]

The drive I wish to connect has no pins or sockets but an edge connector such as PCI cards or memory strips have.

  onthelimit1 10:39 09 Sep 11
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Are you sure that isn't an adaptor in itself, just pushed onto the normal pins? I say this because I was confused by such a setup on an HP laptop drive - it just pulled off, then I could connect my normal USB/SATA adaptor.

  SparkyJack 10:43 09 Sep 11
  SparkyJack 17:39 10 Sep 11

Solved One of the mane advice site suggested that the edge connector is a puch on fir onto a standard 2.5 IDE I gave it a go and it was so- simply pulls off and there we are- the pins

  onthelimit1 18:12 10 Sep 11

Like I said!

  SparkyJack 10:26 11 Sep 11

Yer right - I posted the above before I read the latest - as you said.

  onthelimit1 11:08 11 Sep 11

Glad it's sorted - had me confused for a while.

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