5.9in Laptop to IDE Hard Drive Adapter Cable

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5.9in Laptop to IDE Hard Drive Adapter Cable

The easy way to retrieve files from a laptop that won't start up!

17705

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$9.99 msrp

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Product Description

Connect your 2.5in laptop's IDE hard drive to a standard 40-pin IDE cable for installation in a desktop or tower PC. This adapter features 44-pin female to 40-pin male connectors, and a power feed. This adapter makes file transfer to/from your laptop to your desktop quick and easy. Just connect your laptop's 2.5in drive to this adapter, and connect the adapter to our USB 2.0 to IDE drive adapter (#30500). Then plug the USB to IDE adapter into an available USB port on your desktop.

Your 2.5in drive will appear as a logical drive, and allow you to pull files directly back and forth.


Product Specifications

UPC : 757120177050
Weight : 0.030 LB

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5.9in Laptop to IDE Hard Drive Adapter Cable
 
4.5

(based on 54 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (37)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Highly compatible (31)
  • Durable construction (28)
  • Reliable (27)
  • Strong connection points (22)
  • Improves performance (6)

Cons

  • Flimsy construction (3)
  • No performance gain (3)
  • Weak connection (3)

Best Uses

  • Computer equipment (42)
  • High-end equipment (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (35), Budget shopper (16)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (35), Business (16)
    • Computer Platform:
    • PC (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent Product

Product work just like we expected it to. I had no issues connecting the IDE cable to adaptor. The included instructions were easy to follow and the connection was up and running in a ...Read complete review

Product work just like we expected it to. I had no issues connecting the IDE cable to adaptor. The included instructions were easy to follow and the connection was up and running in a few minutes. The only draw back is that the power connection is slightly loose. Not so much that the connection falls apart, but with enough jostling when I was placing the hard drive into a bay that the connection did fall off. Since finalizing the installation I have had no issues and can access the lap top hard drive is no problem.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Didn't work

Bought it and tried to make it work to no avail. Instruction manual is incomplete and no support. Maybe my HD is damaged or not but surely I couldn't access my HD no matter ...Read complete review

Bought it and tried to make it work to no avail. Instruction manual is incomplete and no support. Maybe my HD is damaged or not but surely I couldn't access my HD no matter how many times I tried and rechecked

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4.0

Using Adapter for Data Recovery

By Burg

from Arlington, WA

About Me Value Oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • easy to use

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Data recovery

Comments about 5.9in Laptop to IDE Hard Drive Adapter Cable:

Used to attach sick laptop drive as an extra drive on my tower so that I could use data recovery software.

  • Primary use:
  • Business
  • Computer Platform:
  • PC

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Worked like a charm!

By Bobbo

from Akron, OH USA

About Me Quality Oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable construction
  • Highly Compatible
  • Reliable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adapters for IDE cloner
    • Computer Equipment

    Comments about 5.9in Laptop to IDE Hard Drive Adapter Cable:

    Used these cables with my IDE cloner to expand my capabilities to laptop drives. Much cheaper than going to OEM of cloner for adapter cables. Worked without a hitch!

    • Primary use:
    • Business
    • Computer Platform:
    • PC
     
    4.0

    What an adapter!

    By Swagman

    from Portland, OR

    About Me Quality Oriented

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable construction
    • Highly Compatible
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Computer Equipment

      Comments about 5.9in Laptop to IDE Hard Drive Adapter Cable:

      Wow. What can one say about this great adapter? One side fits the standard IDE ribbon connector and power source that's inside the PC. The other side fits into the back of the 2.5" laptop HD...just like it should! And best of all, somehow, the little pieces of data flowing between them don't even get bunched up or stuck in a hairy mess as they go from the big side into the little side. This adapter enabled me to rescue the info on my laptop HD without a problem. It would be nice if they included a jumper for the laptop HD so you could easily make it a slave drive and recover the data.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Computer Platform:
      • PC
       
      4.0

      It works

      By Tako

      from Hawaii

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable construction
      • Highly Compatible
      • It works
      • Reliable

      Cons

      • Use carefully
      • Weak Connection Points

      Best Uses

      • Computer Equipment

      Comments about 5.9in Laptop to IDE Hard Drive Adapter Cable:

      If your laptop information is important to you. And you don't back it up. You nneed this when your laptop breaks. You need a basic understanding of computers to use this. And got to be careful with the pins they can bend easy. If you don't what I meant about the pins. Don't get this, you won't know how to use this.

      • Computer Platform:
      • PC

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Works well

      By fish

      from Washington DC

      About Me Value Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • easy to use

      Cons

      • Potential to bend pins

      Best Uses

      • data transfer

      Comments about 5.9in Laptop to IDE Hard Drive Adapter Cable:

      It works well, for what little it does. It holds on very tightly to the pons, though, so taking it off might damage some if you're not careful.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Computer Platform:
      • PC

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      • 5.9in Laptop to IDE Hard Drive Adapter Cable

        Q:

        What is the part number?
        Asked on 7/18/2013 by Anonymous

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          17705 is the part number for this cable.

          Answered on 7/19/2013 by Steve from C2G
      • 5.9in Laptop to IDE Hard Drive Adapter Cable

        Q:

        Would it connect to a 2.5" Toshiba HDD I have in a HP pavilion Ze 4800 us note book?
        Asked on 10/10/2012 by Doc from Ware,MA

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          A:

          That product would work with that Toshiba hard drive. It will allow you to connect that hard drive to an IDE cable on a desktop computer. If you wanted to connect the drive to a USB port on a different computer, you would need part #30504 instead.

          Answered on 10/10/2012 by Steve from C2G
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