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Gotek/3.5" drive B question
« on: 09:47, 27 September 20 »
Hi,

A beginners question here - are the ribbon cable and power cables for these devices interchangeable?

I have both and switching between them means going to the back and under a computer desk to change power supplies and cables which is a pain in the arse - it would be much easier if I could just use the same cables :)
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Re: Gotek/3.5" drive B question
« Reply #1 on: 10:18, 27 September 20 »
Generally, yes.


The only exception might be if your 3.5" drive requires 12V as well as 5V, but that is unlikely to be the case...


Certainly the ribbon cable I sold you will be usable for both.
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Re: Gotek/3.5" drive B question
« Reply #2 on: 10:21, 27 September 20 »
Cheers for that @Skunkfish ,


That will make transferring files a lot easier here - my knees say thanks!