I'm trying to fit the guts of an old laptop into the case of an old Atari 2600. The motherboard etc of the laptop fit perfectly but the hard drive connects on the edge of the board and overhangs the case, there is plenty of room above and below the motherboard so I am hoping to somehow extend the hdd connection and place the hdd on top of the motherboard.
It's a 44 pin connection. Is it possible to extend this with a length of IDE cable? If so can anyone tell me how I need to modify the cable to work or suggest any other way of extending the hard drive connection?
Thanks for that...Unfortunately I cant find a supplier of those in the UK...I did find someone selling a 44 pin cable meant for old amigas, I tried one of those with a male to female adapter and the hard drive is not recognised. That cable did not have any of the twists in like the one in your link though so maybe I need to modify it somehow?