The SATA-to-IDE Adapter works as promised!
However, the included "Y" split power cables are intended to be installed in an all IDE (PATA) equipped motherboard, not for SATA). It has 1 input and 2 outputs as follows: (1) 4-pin Large-Molex Male (Pin Connector) to connect to any available Female (Socket Connector) off of the power supply or piggyback connector of another 3.5” or 5.25” PATA IDE Drive. (1) 4-pin Mini-Molex Female (Socket Connector) to connect to the Male (Pin Connector) of the 3.5” Floppy Disk Drive style power connector mounted on the SATA-to-IDE Adapter PCB. (1)4-pin Large-Molex Female (Socket Connector) to connect to the Male (Pin Connector) on your newly installed 3.5” or 5.25” PATA IDE Drive. So I had to separately purchase a SATA 15-Pin Power to 4-Pin Molex Adapter, Part # SAG-12E from http://www.cooldrives.com/satomopocaad.html for $2.48 in order to get power to it from my Dell Studio Slim 540s Desktop. Due to the space constraints inside my Dell, I had to shoe-horn the Hard Drive with the (L-shaped PCB) into my Case, it was a very snug fit, but it works, and I am a very satisfied customer. Most other generic PCB adapters available are (straight) rather than (L-shape) angled and would not have fit it my situation. Read More
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