ata to usb

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware, Devices and Accessories' started by Dominator211, Jan 5, 2017.

  1. Dominator211
    OP

    Dominator211 JFK's Jelly Donut

    Member
    3
    Oct 15, 2016
    United States
    Upstate, New York
    hi i have a ATA drive floating around and i want to put it in a enclosure to use for myy raspberry pi 3 what is the best enclosure you recommmend
     
  2. Futurdreamz

    Futurdreamz GBAtemp Addict

    Member
    8
    Jun 15, 2014
    Canada
    Serial ATA or Parallel ATA? 2.5" or 3.5"?
     
    Last edited by Futurdreamz, Jan 5, 2017
  3. Dominator211
    OP

    Dominator211 JFK's Jelly Donut

    Member
    3
    Oct 15, 2016
    United States
    Upstate, New York
    2.5 inch intenrnal out of a laptop
     
  4. Futurdreamz

    Futurdreamz GBAtemp Addict

    Member
    8
    Jun 15, 2014
    Canada
    New laptop, old laptop, or really old laptop?
     
  5. Fishaman P

    Fishaman P Speedrunner

    Member
    6
    Jan 2, 2010
    United States
    Wisconsin
    Honestly you might get more speed and space out of buying a flash drive for the same price. Look at the options available to you.
     
  6. osaka35

    osaka35 Instructional Designer

    Moderator
    9
    GBAtemp Patron
    osaka35 is a Patron of GBAtemp and is helping us stay independent!

    Our Patreon
    Nov 20, 2009
    United States
    Silent Hill
    Get one with an external power supply and you'll be fine. As long as it works with your HDD, and it has external power, and you format it to the proper format, it'll work fine with the raspberry pi 3 (not to run the OS, but you probably already know that).
     
  7. Originality

    Originality Chibi-neko

    Member
    7
    Apr 21, 2008
    London, UK
    Is the data connector a really long 40 pin array or a short L-Shaped port? That will determine which enclosure or USB cable you can get.
     
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice