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
- Power down the PC completely.
- Open the computer to install the CD or DVD drive.
- Remove the drive slot cover.
- Set the IDE drive mode.
- Place the CD/DVD drive into the computer.
- Attach the internal audio cable.
- 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