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 Sata dvd writer Forum IDE DVD writer and SATA hard drive????? Forum Removing ribbon cable from HDD PCB Forum What type of ribbon do I need to connect my SATA HARD drive? Forum Cd/ dvd writer stutters Forum Will a SATA I (1.5) dvd rom slow my sata III (6GBs) hard drive to 1.5? Forum Wrong ribbon cables in Ts-L633a?? Forum Dvd writer Forum DVD writer Forum Problem with my DVD-writer under Windows 7 (with Nero 9) Forum Terror In Vista with SATA DVD Writer Forum Can I install a DVD Writer to a SATA Master port??? Forum IDE DVD writer and SATA hard drive????? Forum LG DVD writer some times read dual layer dvd and some times not Forum BR/ DVD writer not writing audio cds Forum HOW DO I CONNECT THE DVD WRITER TO THE A55M-DS2 Forum Simple question about a Samsung SH-222BB DVD Writer Forum ide or sata DVD burner? Forum Best SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum What is SSD throughput? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !