I have a new dvd writer but the cable entry is sata mines is a ribbon what can i Tags: DVD Writers SATA Power Supplies Cable Storage Last response: November 12, 2010 10:08 AM in Storage Share dridok November 12, 2010 10:02:57 AM not a techi but in my computer i have ribbon cables and a 4 pin power supply but my new dvd writer is sata cables is there anything i can do More about : dvd writer cable entry sata mines ribbon djsprinkle November 12, 2010 10:08:15 AM Yes you can buy an adapter like this http://www.meritline.com/sata-to-ide-converter-adapter-... But it might be easier to just return it and buy an IDE drive instead of a SATA if you can. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSata dvd writer ForumIDE DVD writer and SATA hard drive????? ForumRemoving ribbon cable from HDD PCB ForumWhat type of ribbon do I need to connect my SATA HARD drive? ForumCd/ dvd writer stutters ForumWill a SATA I (1.5) dvd rom slow my sata III (6GBs) hard drive to 1.5? ForumWrong ribbon cables in Ts-L633a?? ForumDvd writer ForumDVD writer ForumProblem with my DVD-writer under Windows 7 (with Nero 9) ForumTerror In Vista with SATA DVD Writer ForumCan I install a DVD Writer to a SATA Master port??? ForumIDE DVD writer and SATA hard drive????? ForumLG DVD writer some times read dual layer dvd and some times not ForumBR/ DVD writer not writing audio cds ForumHOW DO I CONNECT THE DVD WRITER TO THE A55M-DS2 ForumSimple question about a Samsung SH-222BB DVD Writer Forumide or sata DVD burner? ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumWhat is SSD throughput? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !