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HDD dock for Western digital


feb

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I have looked, but cannot seem to find an external HDD dock that will take western digital EIDE Hard drives! Can anyone recomend a suitable device, please?

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Peter

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KRONOS the First

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These should do. Western Digital are no different from any other IDE HDD's as far as I know. Or Ebay.

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rdave13

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Anything here? Amazon

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rdave13

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Sorry Peter, didn't refresh before posting.

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feb

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Thanks Chronus, I'm looking for a dock rather than an enclosure! rdave13 and Peter, Thanks for the link,but as in the description for this one http://www.amazon.co.uk/NIKINGSTORE-SATA-Drive-Docking-Station/dp/B0040F53RG/ref=pdrhfdpscp_2 I keep finding "Western digital not supported" and I can't find a definitive answer!

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BobTheCrate

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Most docking stations do not seem to work with WD disks (IDE or SATA). Many, many people have experienced this problem and there doesn't seem to be a work around.

Put it down to experience and avoid WD disks in future.

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lotvic

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I had a look at some on Maplins and got this explanation:

"Please note: this docking station does not work with IDE based Western digital hard drives (this is due to a difference in connector placement on said drives compared to most normal IDE models)"

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Strawballs

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This one does both IDE and SATA drives Hard drive dock

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