34 pin ide to sata Tags: SATA Floppy Disk Components Product Last response: November 9, 2011 12:42 PM in Components Share arabiank7 November 8, 2011 6:28:15 PM I would like to install a 3.5" floppy drive on my new pc. However, I have problem finding an adapter for my 34 pin ribbon cable to sata socket. Please help !!!!! Thank you. More about : pin ide sata hairystuff November 8, 2011 6:58:11 PM I have been searching for something that connects usb to floppy (sata/ide to floppy doesn't exist), the only thing I could find close enough to that is a usb external floppy drive. mbarnes86 November 8, 2011 7:01:41 PM Hi You will have very great difficulty finding an adapter for SATA or ATA (Hard Disk) to Floppy disk drive ( I have never heard of one) If the floppy interface is not available because it is a recent motherboard you will need a PCI floppy disk controller card (also hard to find) An alternative is a external USB 3.5" floppy disk drive regards Mike Barnes Related resources 34pin to 40 pin - Forum Installing a 3rd SATA internal HDD when master & slave are IDE - Forum A warning to those using a USB to SATA and IDE converter and those usi - Forum IDE->SATA DVD drive problems, 4 pin connector doesnt fit. - Forum 34 pin fdd to usb - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer akopp21 November 8, 2011 7:24:01 PM Something like this is probably your best bet. http://www.amazon.com/1-44MB-USB-External-Floppy-Drive/... mcnumpty23 November 8, 2011 7:48:21 PM if you have a spare motherboard usb header you can get a floppy that connects to that rather than ide or sata--same principle as an external usb floppy but it connects directly to the motherboard instead of a usb port and fits in a 3.5 bay--some also have card readers and usb ports on them something like this http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sabrent-CRW-FLP2-Floppy-Drive-w... akopp21 November 9, 2011 12:42:47 PM @mcnumpty23 - If you look at the back of those type of drives there is a separate connection for the old style floppy cable. I'm not 100% sure, but I think the USB only connects the card reader and USB port on those. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum3-4 pin Forum6 pin pcie into 8 pin mobo, "noob" looking for advice ForumSATA PSU connector. Can I adapt it to IDE 4 pin molex ForumP5B-VM not recognizing 40GB IDE but SATA OK ForumIde to sata adapter ForumSATA + IDE + Windows 8 ForumSATA to IDE adapter for laptop? ForumIDE HDD Master with SATA HDD SLAVE? ForumIde to sata adapter boot issue ForumHow do I connect this IDE to SATA converter? ForumWhere can I find a good mechanical keyboard? ForumHow to find motherboard SATA spec ForumTrying to find a SATA II cable for my 500GB western digital HDD ForumSata power cable ForumSATA PORT 1 HARD DISK DRIVE NOT FOUND More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !