laptop dvd/cd to enclosure

  tonyq 14:37 22 Nov 2009
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I have a broken laptop (to expensive to repair). I would like to transfer the dvd/cd drive to an enclosure for use with a netbook. Is this easy to do? Please Can anyone point me to some tutorials on the subject.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:00 22 Nov 2009

These drives are not designed to fit in an enclosure.

You can buy a small circuit board click here which will adapt the drive to an IDE port but then, to connect to a netbook, you also need a IDE to USB Adaptor and power supply

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:04 22 Nov 2009

I stand corrected

click here

click here

  tonyq 15:16 22 Nov 2009

Fruit Bat /\0/\
thank you for the info. I am now looking for a tutorial/video on how to swap the dvd/cd to a enclosure.

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