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  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 3
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 4
a must for hobbyist and green PC – IDE CD/DVD Device to Laptop Connector Adapter (2-Pack) Reviews

posted by ymca4 on 03/14/2008 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

Pros:
A very cheap! Fully compatible with all kinds of slim ATAPI devices: CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, CD-RW and DVD-RW drives. one fine-pitch 50-pin connector for slim drive one 44-pin 2.0 pitch box header for IDE one 4-pin 2.54 pitch CD Audio connector
two mounting screws
Cons:
No jumper for setting Master/Slave/CableSelect modes
Other:
Bottomline:
With this adapter it is posible to operate the slim drive outside from laptop with add of a IDE to USB adapter.
A useful tool for trouble shooting on slim drives or perfom adjustment.
You can also use this adapter to install a slim drive on you PC instead of a standard 5 1/4 Drive to reduce the power consumption of your PC.
Go Green PC!

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