StarTech PATA2SATA3 Bi-Directional SATA/IDE Conver Product Details
StarTech PATA2SATA3 Bi-Directional SATA/IDE Converter
The StarTech PATA2SATA3 Bi-Directional SATA/IDE Converter is a bi-directional SATA IDE adapter/converter that lets you connect a Serial ATA drive to a legacy IDE port, or an IDE drive to a SATA motherboard port. The StarTech PATA2SATA3 Bi-Directional SATA/IDE Converter is a cost-effective solution for upgrading existing IDE systems to support SATA hard drives or optical drives, the SATA/IDE adapter eliminates the expense of having to purchase a controller card while saving the expansion slot that would be required for card installation. In addition to SATA hard drive installation, the StarTech PATA2SATA3 Bi-Directional SATA/IDE Converter can be reversed in order to connect older IDE drives to a newer SATA-enabled motherboard, making it easy to retrieve old files from a previous system.
What It Is and Why You Need It
- Access older IDE drives with a newer SATA motherboard or controller, reducing data recovery costs
- Eliminates the need to upgrade your motherboard in order to take advantage of the benefits of Serial ATA storage
- Provides the option to install SATA hard drives on a system that may only support IDE drive connections (e.g. legacy systems, etc.)
Manufactured by: StarTech.com
Warranty provided by: StarTech.com
UPC No: 065030836982
Mfg Part No: PATA2SATA3
( Length:7, Width:6, Depth:2)
Shipping Weight: 0.2500 pound(s)
Dimensional Weight: 1pounds
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