What is Slimline SATA?

What is Slimline SATA?

Slimline SATA is used for laptop and notebook CD / DVD / BluRay drives. It integrates power and data onto one connector (7 pin data, 6 pin power) Regular SATA is found in desktop computers and some laptops. SATA uses 7 pins for data, and 15 for power.

Is there a difference between SATA power cables?

The simplest way to identify the difference between the two types is that data is the smaller of the two (typically 7-pin) whereas power is larger (typically 15-pin). Mini or micro SATA cables are also available for internal drives and assemblies involving small-form components.

Do SATA SSD drives need power?

Considering the SATA connector doesn’t supply any power, yes, it does.

What is Micro SATA?

An mSATA SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) that conforms to the mSATA interface specification developed by the Serial ATA (SATA) International Organization. An mSATA SSD has a smaller form factor than a standard SSD and is designed for use with portable, power-constrained devices such as laptops, tablets and netbooks.

How do I connect my DVD drive?

How to Install a CD/DVD Drive in a PC

  1. Power down the PC completely.
  2. Open the computer to install the CD or DVD drive.
  3. Remove the drive slot cover.
  4. Set the IDE drive mode.
  5. Place the CD/DVD drive into the computer.
  6. Attach the internal audio cable.
  7. Attach the CD/DVD drive to the computer using an IDE cable.

Can a CRJ SATA cable power a slimline DVD drive?

This high quality cable from CRJ Electronics allows you to power a slimline sata device with a sata power connector from your ATX power supply. This cable is wired to pass-through 5V which is necessary for all slimline dvd drives.

How do I connect a SATA power supply to a DVD drive?

Just connect the 15-pin to a spare SATA connector, and the 6-pin to the back of the DVD drive. Voilà I just installed a new modular power supply in my computer that did not include a cable to connect my DVD drives power.

How big is a 6 pin SATA power cable?

6 Pin Slimline Sata 15 Pin SATA Power Cable. Cable is wired for 5 Volts and is 12 inches long. Authentic only if sold by Micro SATA Cables.

How long is a 5 volt SATA cable?

Cable is wired for 5 Volts and is 12 inches long. Authentic only if sold by Micro SATA Cables. Categories: 15 Pin SATA Power, PC Power Cables, SATA Cables

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