Today’s review item is the 3.5” To 1.8” IDE HDD Adapter from our friends at Brando WorkShop. This handy device allows you to hook up your 1.8 inch hard drive to the 3.5 IDE slot on your motherboard or through another interface such as the USB to IDE cable.
3.5” To 1.8” IDE HDD Adapter Review
Reviewed by: Tomas Ratas
Sponsor: Brando WorkShop
Portable mp3 players are great for carrying large amounts of music. A large percentage of them use 1.8’ hard drives, while the smaller capacity models more commonly use flash drives. Typically the ones with the hard drives will eventually develop some sort of hard drive problem.
Fixing this problem can be costly as most replacement hard drive is usually the most expensive component to replace. Replacement hard drives start at $80 for 10 GB capacities and go up to $175 for 60 GB models. For that price you can buy a new mp3 player.
Luckily for the sake of this review, I happen to have a fourth generation ipod with a hard drive that is giving me some problems. Let’s get started…..
Tech Specs,Features or the Basic Info:
3.5” To 1.8” IDE HDD
Product Code: UCABL002000
-Connects 1.8″ HDD with 3.5″ IDE port