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Is this what you need? It converts a slim laptop ide optical device into a
standard ide device. I have a couple of them I use for testing drives and
they work great.http://www.directron.com/cddvdadapter.html
"Maciek" <mknwNOSPAM@ceti.pl> wrote in message
> I'm building a mini-ITX machine. I've a Travla case with a place for a
> slim drive on the side. There's no room inside for a full size CD/DVD
> drive. My question is, how to connect this kind of drive to IDE (or USB)
> As far as I know all these drives have some weird, wide connector, but
> some of them are visible as removable (USB?) devices in Win XP - for
> example I can stop and remove my DVD/CD-RW drive from my Toshiba M2
> laptop. So I assume it's some standard port type.
> Any ideas?