[SATLUG] SATA Question

Justin Burdette justin.burdette at gmail.com
Fri May 1 10:07:06 CDT 2009

I've never tried it, but I do have a few spare SATA power adapters
here. Contact me off list, I'll gladly throw a couple your way.
Passing out now (graveyard shift FTL) but I'll be free after 7.


On 5/1/09, Arthur Hall <art.hall at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Time to increase my knowledge of hardware a bit.  A SATA hard drive I
> inherited had no power supply cord and I don't have a spare for it.  The
> drive has a connection for a SATA power plug (15 connectors) and one for an
> IDE connection (four connectors).  My question is this: if I use the IDE
> connection, will it power it up appropriately or will it blow it up?  Thanks
> for the learned responses.
> Art Hall
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