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Whats the easiest way to use a 5.25 drive on a laptop???

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by thecaravanman, Apr 5, 2004.

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  1. thecaravanman

    thecaravanman Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    I want ot use my dvd burner on my laptop. its a 5.25" drive and i saw a thingy on ebay that is basically a usb 2 caddy. It looks to be exactly what i want but its £30.

    Anyone got any ideas as to how i could do it cheaper??

    THanks,
    Matt
     
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    Yep. You will need an external 5.25" USB 2.0 case for the DVD drive.

    Hopefully someone in the UK will be able to point you to a nice cheap source. :eek:
     
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    I paid about $30 U.S. for a 5.25 case enclosure.......that's about the cheapest I have found them.
     
  5. thecaravanman

    thecaravanman Thread Starter

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    Hi,
    OK, I will buy the £30 one off eBay i saw.

    Thanks,
    MAtt
     
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