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Enclosures for Seagate ST910021AS

I am looking for an enclosure to convert this HDD to an external drive. DO you have a conversion kit or enclosure?

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Just buy an external

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What is an IDE to USB external drive enclosure

This enclosure allows for the reuse of older hard drives. Earlier computers connected to the hard drives via a flat cable IDE. These enclosures convert the older style drives to a USB interface. It also takes the hard drive usually installed internally in the computer case on the IDE cable and locate into an enclosure externally allowing for them to be portable.

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No proble i want connect hdd to usb port by cable interface

Most of the time, you will need a hard drive enclosure that will allow the IDE or SATA connection to USB connection. These enclosures will allow you to insert the drive in the housing which will offer the USB connection cable from the enclosure. Check Ebay or other vendors for external hard drive enclosures.

Below is a link to an ebay listing for External Hard Drive enclosures.

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The port (through which is pug is inserted into the drive) of the USB HDD has caved in. Hence, I need to correct the problem as I cannot insert the plug once taken out. Please advise.

I would take the HDD out, buy a new enclosure and put it in. Thats it.

Cheap enclosures can be found here:

good luck!

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How can i make my seagate hard disk an usb hard

It is quite easy, do not worry.
You only need to bought and USB enclosure, here is a link to many products on ebay

then you have to connect your hard drive inside the enclosure and the enclosure to your computer using the usb cable and that's it.
Just be carefull about the enclosure, I guess it is a Hard drive from a desktop, is in it? because some enclosure are for laptop's hard drive.
Also you need to know if your hard drive is SATA or IDE, IDE is the normal gray bus cable with fourty some pins, and the SATA it is a really small cable (I do not use technicims to not confuse you even more).

Also, there are some adapters from IDE/SATA to USB that you can buy in your local computer store (do not go to bestbuy, compusa, ... they only sell external hd), or also get it from ebay.
The only diference between the enclosure and the adapter is that the enclosure looks better :D, and the adapter is just a bunch of cables.

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Want to buy an enclosure

it will all depend on the model of HDD you have, is it Sata or IDE(PATA)? based on that i suggest you buy the enclosure. actualy the converter is a very small device.. hence i suggest you not to spead alot on the enclosure. there are several good enclosures that are made in china. many offer warranty. so go fo one of those.

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An external USB drive consists of tow parts:

a hard drive (usually a standard IDE or SATA drive), and

an enclosure

The enclosure is the box containing the drive. It also includes an interface to convert the data from the IDE or SATA interface on the drive to a USB (2) signal. Some enclosures include and internal power supply. The Freeagent has the power supply externally.

Hope that's what you mean.

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