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How to power the SATA HDD ?

  • kentpeh Tuesday, January 15, 2013 9:10 AM Reply
    Wondering, if this device is for connecting a IDE hdd or SATA HDD ?
    If it's for connecting SATA HDD, how is the power supply to be connected ?
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  • Tonyyoung @DX Staff @DX Staff Wednesday, January 16, 2013 3:50 AM Reply
    Hello @kentpeh,

    http://img.dxcdn.com/productimages/sku_118823_3.jpg
    img src: http://img.dxcdn.com/productimages/sku_118823_3.jpg



    http://img.nobodybuy.com/2010/01/07/sales29118/0x0_p87059/sata-7-15-pin-cable.jpg
    img src: http://img.nobodybuy.com/2010/01/07/sales29118/0x0_p87059/sata-7-15-pin-cable.jpg


    SATA 7+15 pin = SATA cable+ SATA power cable
    Thanks for your time and patience.
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    post edited by Tonyyoung on 1/16/2013 at 3:52 AM
  • kentpeh Wednesday, January 16, 2013 6:02 AM Reply
    Thanks for sharing the info about the 7+15 Data+Power cable. But I don't understand if this is the right solution.

    According to the Overview for this product : " Allows connect your old IDEmotherboard with 2.5" SATA HDD".
    This means this device will connect a 40-pin IDE cable from the 40-pinonnector to the motherboard.
    The black connector (7+15) connects to 3.5" or 2.5" hdd. Then where does the power come from ?


    If based on your suggestion to use the cable, then the white connect goes to power supply and red cable goes to hdd. Again, the power to hdd is missing.
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  • marceloshima Tuesday, February 26, 2013 2:59 PM Reply
    It's a 44 pin ide (40 pin ide + 4 power) for notebooks 2,5 hd
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