IDE cable spec

  nazrat 18:33 01 Jul 2003
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does anyone know where to get a drawing of an IDE cable or could someone tell me what the coloured bit at the end of the cable is for

  -pops- 18:38 01 Jul 2003

?

Which coloured bit?

The plug?

  nazrat 18:42 01 Jul 2003

along the side of the cable click here on here it is pink is it for power and what are the numbers of the holes?

  Q-Bie 18:42 01 Jul 2003

If you mean the coloured strip that runs all down the edge of the cable, it designates where Pin 1 is , I believe.

Normally you will have the cable plugged into the drive, and the coloured edge will be closest to the power connector on the device.

  -pops- 18:49 01 Jul 2003

Q-bie is dead right. If you want to know what each wire does click here

Brian

  nazrat 18:53 01 Jul 2003

Thanks

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