On Mon, 12 Jan 2004, Greg Freemyer wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-01-12 at 18:32, Mike Burger wrote:
> > On Mon, 12 Jan 2004, Greg Freemyer wrote:
> > <snip>
> > >
> > > Does anyone know if the ATA 133 spec. requires the connectors be in a
> > > specific location, and if so are any of the older drives likely to also
> > > use the same physical layout?
> > I've never seen an ATA/IDE drive that didn't have the 40-pin connection on
> > one end and the power connection at the other.
> I've got some older 6 GB size drives that have the connector atleast
> 1/10 inch offset from the drives I now buy.
> Normally no big deal, but if the drive has to slide onto a fixed
> connector block like shown at
> then 1/10 inch is nowhere near consistent enough.
Interesting...maybe I've seen them and not known it. Interesting.
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