Laptop drive to PC temporary

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  1. MartinImber

    MartinImber
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    I want to connect a 20GB laptop drive to my PC to copy off large MPEGs to copy to DVD.

    How do I do it?

    Is there a USB method?

    Yes I do have a Beta of TwinRIP
     
  2. Kramer

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    You'll need either a 2.5/3.5 IDE adapter or 2.5" USB "enclosure". Both pretty inexpensive. I think I have a new 2.5" USB 2.0 enclosure somewhere.........will have a look.


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    There is a little adapter which allows a laptop drive to connect to a normal IDE cable. I get them from my local supplier. I am looking at the box now and there is only a part No. and bar code, no maker name (white box product) 2.5" to 3.5" adapter. should be easy to find. I assume the drive is removed and you can't network.

    Jim

    You beat me to it Kramer
     
  4. drummerjohn

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    Maplins do a 50pin 2.5 drive to 40pin IDE adaptor - £5.

    Thats what I used.
     

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