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a usb drive from a mp3 hard drive

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February 13, 2006 8:17:46 PM

i have a 20 gig mp3 hard drive. i know theres usb hard drives or whatever.. but is there a way to make something like that? like which pins do what and stuff like that.. i think id b cool to have a jumpdrive that big.
thanks in advanced cyth

ps yes ive posted something close to this yesterday.. but id rather have it portible then have it in my computer.. its small enough! 2.5 inch drive...
February 13, 2006 11:14:12 PM

er, skip trying to make your own and just by an ipod.

Same thing.
February 13, 2006 11:47:20 PM

i could.. but thats not what im going for... im going for an extra hard drive.. yes i could buy an mp3 player to transfer things.. but the thing is i have around 15 gigs of music.. yes i love music.. but i dont have 300 bucks laying around.. thats y im tring to do this.. i have the hard drive.. i just need to know how to wire it all up
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February 14, 2006 12:29:05 PM

so i can use it as a backup or something..
February 15, 2006 12:13:06 PM

I am guessing you mean you would like to remove the hard drive from an mp3 player and create a custom USB adapter for it.

And the answer is no you cannot do that, it would take a team of engineers with a fair sized budget to pull of something like that.
February 15, 2006 3:21:18 PM

damn... o well.. i guess i can shell out 20 bucks..