DIY External Hard Drive - IDE -v- SATA (+Firewire)

  pc_sausage 15:34 23 Feb 2006
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Hi,

looking at getting an Icy Box, plus a hard drive to make my own external kit.

However, there doesn't seem to be Icy Box (or other) enclosures that support SATA & have firewire connections.

Do they exist?

Or, should I:

1) Get a box with IDE support & firewire connection
2) Get a box with SATA support & USB2 connection

Cheers

  PC Bilbo 18:08 23 Feb 2006

Try Maplins click here

  PC Bilbo 18:13 23 Feb 2006

Also take a look at this forum click here as others including myself have been trying to get hold of one.

  Pamy 21:18 23 Feb 2006

What HDD do you have or want to get, when you answer that question you have your choice

  woodchip 21:20 23 Feb 2006

Your best bet is a USB2 Firewire caddy

  pc_sausage 21:29 23 Feb 2006

Thanks for the advice all, decided to go for:

click here

and

click here

  woodchip 21:32 23 Feb 2006

I got the 200Gb Seagate

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