I have been looking for the same kind of adapter or connector for some time. If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Yes you could do that but When you’ve opened it up, you’ll see this http: The incoming voltage will not be that important in most designs within limits
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Now my past laptop Dell Latitude which had that type of dual USB port to connect this external dvd writer is no more there and the new laptop does not have that dual power usb port to connect dvd writer.
I measured the connector with 9 pins inside the housing: This was helpful 2. This was helpful 1.
If so, What did I do wrong? I could implement your solution, but what do you mean by?
This was helpful 0. I use it in an old Latitude D which is quite small 12 inch screen and does not have an optical drive. Great Value This item worked great. Product Key Features Readable Format s.
You may also like. BTW, did you notice that the optical drive slides out of the “Bay” by depressing then pulling on the ‘T-handle’ on the lower right front of the drive? Proffitt Forum moderator November dwll, 4: Proffitt Forum moderator December 3, 5: CNET’s Forum on laptops is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts.
Although ‘Bob’ didn’t respond in the friendliest of ways, I see his point – this scenario does not look like the place for ‘cannibalization’ unless you really get desperate.
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It clearly states that it plugs into the USB port. Yes you could do that but If you want to supply power, get the USB case for the drive that allows or comes with said power supply. Okay, so here is what I did last night: Let’s face it, not many own a solder iron, less will use it even if they owned it. Unfortunately I did not understand your answer. Thanks, but I will – as soon as I either: The data flow cannot possibly go by both USBs, I believe.
This way they can get 1. I can and will not guarantee that it will work in your case, nor do I accept any responsibility if you hurt yourself while doing so.
I first tried to supply the secondary side of the switching powersupply with 5V, but this shorts out I tried it with a current limited powersupply and I ebay it up to 1. Make sure it comes with cords for power and usb. If it’s the power issue noted above. Don’t forget the three screws in the bottom of which one is obscured by a rubber thingy.
If this is the case, which dbbay the two USBs is the second one? If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. My daughter now has a DVD drive for her laptop.
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As for my electronics skills, I can put together a power supply and cut wires to reroute whatever is needed to another connector, soldering, etc. I can let you know the result, if you want. I can’t do anything with now It clearly states that it plugs into the USB port. I figured out that it is enough to connect those wires together smbdat, smbclk and modpres.