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  • Slimline dvd to... usb?

    Hi all,

    I purchased a Pioneer Slot Load DVR-K05 (slimline laptop dvdrom) with the intent of mounting it in my dash and connecting it to my pc which is basically under my drivers seat. (3' away or so).

    I have seen (and purchased) the slimline -> IDE adapter that allows me to put it on my ide chain, however finding a 3' ide cable + power is not a good or even viable answer. Along those lines I also saw and purchased an IDE -> USB adapter, however this is also a large adapter making the slimline dvdr not so slimline. Oh, and it doesn't work when I try to connect it that way (too many conversions?).

    Does anyone have any hardware suggestions for what I am trying to do? Preferably, I'd love to use the existing dvdr that I already spent $100 on, but if that isn't possible, I can accept that.

    Thanks as always, you all rule!
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    did you connect the ide>usb adapter and also give it power? it doesn't carry its own power through the adapter so you'll have to get the 5v from your psu
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    • #3
      http://www.customcarcomputers.co.uk/...3ee0bba73747b2

      something like that might suit you need better
      http://www.customcarcomputers.co.uk

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      • #4
        Originally posted by turner brown
        http://www.customcarcomputers.co.uk/...3ee0bba73747b2

        something like that might suit you need better

        !@#!@$!@$!@# that's perfect!!

        Once again, problem solved via these forums. You rule
        03 Dodge Ram 1500 QuadCab
        Epia SP 1Ghz cpu, 512mb ram, 40gb 5400rpm hdd, 60gb IPOD
        Xenarc 10" touchscreen
        SIR-ALP1, Opus 150w PSU, Griffin Powermate knob
        RoadRunner, LSX Void 800x600 | iGuidance 3.0
        Zyxel P-330W for borrowing wifi

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        • #5
          Originally posted by turner brown
          http://www.customcarcomputers.co.uk/...3ee0bba73747b2

          something like that might suit you need better
          Here's another. I just got this one and am using it via firewire. No extra power wire needed. It works with USB as well but you must give it 5V separate.

          http://www.logicsupply.com/product_i...roducts_id/422
          ~Jimmy

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