I read some time ago on DC in the topic http://www.donationc...60.msg30178#msg30178
(Scythe Kama Connect - external usb drive - but it doesnt use an exclosure - cool) and thought at the time what a great idea it was
, but it still doesn't seem to be available
Well anyway... the other day I came across a very similar device at scan.co.uk which reminded me of the topic and as it'lll be such an invaluable item to have for me, I thought I'd share it with you allhttp://www.scan.co.u...?WebProductID=469178
(Magic Storage Bridge - IDE-ATA-ATAPI-SATA/SATAII/e-SATA) for £15.99 +p&p
From the product description:
This product is what this industry has been waiting for. Its a Magic Connectivity Bridge. Originally Designed for PC
Technicians to make it easy to connect any storage/optical device to PC quickly.
A SCAN exclusive product! - Our MD loved this product so much he decided to take it into production.
A connnectivity bridge that lets you inter convert & connect ATA/IDE/ATAPI/SATA/SATAII and even e-SATA
Eg: You can connect a SATA hard disk sitting outside your PC to your PC. With power connectors there also so all you need is the relavant cable.
An absolute MUST for all computer technicians and computer shops.
The Cheapest e-SATA conectivity to computer.
Solution for making storage device connection easier.
Supports most types of ATA/ATAPI /SATA interface storage devices.
Support USB and E-SATA Dual host Interfaces.
Provides a power switch for safe connectivity your device by Magic Bridge.
Plug and Play, no jumper pin or ID settings required.
Support Windows and Mac system.
I'll be ordering one as soon as I can find my debit card