Externel hard drive?

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  1. May 21, 2012 #1

    nealtw

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    I am after one file on an old hard so I bought an AEN-U35SE by Airlink101
    I have 4 older hard drives and with playing with the pin jumpers I got 3 of them working but of coarse the file is on #4. This one has no pin instructions and instead of pins and the computer it came out of had a plug that was wired with red,2 blacks, and yellow wired back to the other white 4 pin plug.
    Any ideals? the hard drive is a Hitachi model HDS22516VLAT20 ATA/IDE
     
  2. May 22, 2012 #2

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    Like one of these. They are standard computer supply plugs that match up to all IDE drives I have seen.

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  3. May 23, 2012 #3

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    Yup! The bigger one is the power supply for this thing. I guess the question is the smaller one, it appears to fit where the pin jumper would go, or is it for some other toy?
     
  4. May 23, 2012 #4

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    Thats the connector for the Flux Capacitor.:eek:
     
  5. May 23, 2012 #5

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    Thats the connector for the Flux Capacitor.
    That's what I,m missing. Life was easier when you just made them a slave and plugged them in.
     
  6. May 23, 2012 #6

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    Yes that looks to answer the question. I'll let you know how it works after I burn the house down, or some other desaster.
     
  8. May 23, 2012 #8

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    Well that didn't help but after adding the 7 to the model I was able to find another forum that talks about this same problem. I'll look at it again when I'm in a better mood.
    This stuff makes me understand why people roll there eyes when I talk about barreing points and girder trusses.
     
  9. May 23, 2012 #9

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    Sorry it didn't help. Is there a limitation on the external hard drive? ie. min-max HD size. It's always the most simplistic answer. If I think of anything else, I'll let you know.
     
  10. May 24, 2012 #10

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    Both plugs are power, larger one would be for CD drive, 3.5" drive and the old 5.25" drive. Smaller one normally used on internal hard drive.
     
  11. May 25, 2012 #11

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    Thanks guys, I'm going to take to a friend that has an older computer. I will just plug it in as a slave and copy to discs.
     

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