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 SolvedWhat PC Part has the SATA DATA cable so I can install my DVD disc drive? Forum Need help with new sata dvd writer Forum SolvedWhat cables for LITE-ON Black 18X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model iHDS118-04 - OEM Forum how can I clone my new ssd when I only have two sata slots both used by dvd and existing hdd? Is there a piggy back cable avai Forum New PC build need advice on where to plug SATA cable from DVD drive Forum New build - what length SATA cables? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !