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Product Added : February 8th, 2013
Category : Drives & Storage, Optical Drives
"This Best Selling SATA/PATA/IDE Drive to USB 2.0 Adapter Converter Cable for 2.5 / 3.5 Inch Hard Drive / 5 inch Optical Drive with External AC Power Adapter Tends to SELL OUT VERY FAST! If this is a MUST HAVE product, be sure to Order Now to avoid disappointment!"
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USB 2.0 to IDE adapter for SATA Hard Disk, 2.5 inch IDE HDD / 3.5 inch IDE HDD and CDROM USB 2.0 Interface or downward of USB 1.1 Connectivity Transfer Rate up to 480 Mbps External Power supply Condition Packing include USB to IDE / SATA Adapter, SATA Cable, Power supply, Driver CD, Manual Other Features * Connect to the IDE device using USB interface and SATA device too * USB 2.0 standard, Full speed, 480M bps full speed * Transfer rate upto 480MBps (USB 2.0 specification), limit depend on the IDE device/SATA device and the driver * USB 1.1 device interface can be use, (Backward compatible to USB 1.1) * Complies with ATA/ATAPI-66 Specification 1.0 * Easy to use and plug & play * Supports SATA Hard Disk / ATA/ATAPI CD-ROM/R/RW DVD-ROM (based on ATAPI spec.) * External power adapter included, for power up the 5V/12V IDE/ATAPI devices Usage * For easy connect to the IDE device / SATA device and make the hard disk device more portable
- Connect to the IDE device using USB interface and SATA device too
- Transfer rate upto 480MBps (USB 2.0 specification), limit depend on the IDE device/SATA device and the driver
- Supports SATA Hard Disk / ATA/ATAPI CD-ROM/R/RW DVD-ROM (based on ATAPI spec.)
- External power adapter included, for power up the 5V/12V IDE/ATAPI devices Usage
- For easy connect to the IDE device / SATA device and make the hard disk device more portable
- Item Weight: 3 pounds
- Shipping Weight: 3 pounds
- ASIN: B002OV1VJW
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- Item model number: SATA-IDE-ADP
A very good and cheap USb adapter
I bought this after an old laptop stop booting. I didn’t want to buy an enclosure and this adapter was the best choice after I opened the old laptop to extract the hard drive. It was very easy to work with this USB adapter since it gives you a lot of connection choices, virtually to are able to connect any ATA or SATA drive through it, after open the package it took me couple of minutes to hook up to my other computer and start to recover my data. I highly recommend this not only to recover data but if you have a hard disk around now you can use it without to buy an enclosure. One more thing, this adapter works with Windows and Macs.
The price was great and the shipping was fast.
My only problem was that the device didn’t come with instructions and I think that may have caused me to corrupt one of the harddrives by unplugging it before turning the computer off. I recommend finding some instructions online before using but the product was exactly as advertised and simple to connect.
Does exactly what I needed
I needed a way to connect a 2nd hard drive to a laptop that had operating system problems. This kit did the trick perfectly. I was able to format and load Windows on to a new hard drive and then connect my old hard drive to the USB port to copy my important files to the new one. Great product.