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Acer Aspire 5100 - what do I need to adapt hard disk to fit this laptop?

Hi and thanks for any help. I have a Travelstar 80 GB ATA drive that needs some type of adapter for the pins to fit into the hard drive port in the laptop drive bay. The port in the computer is smaller and centered, whereas the hard drive connection pins are wider spaced. I can't find a specific part to adapt one to the other. I can buy a 'drive caddy', but that is just the metal housing for the drive itself. I appreciate your time on this.

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That is a very interesting problem. I couldn't find anything on a hard drive connector. The only thing I found is on Ebay and they call it a hard drive cage. They are very specific as to it not being the caddy. There's no pic, but here's the link, maybe you can contact him to send a pic. It could be what you need???

http://cgi.ebay.com/Acer-Aspire-5100-Hard-Drive-Cage_W0QQitemZ130160071476QQihZ003QQcategoryZ16145QQrdZ1QQssPageNameZWD1VQQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp1638Q2em118Q2el1247

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