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Old 01-10-2006, 11:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I asked on another topic about a pocket hard drive and someone suggested making my own. Ok, but what will I need to do to make it? What advice can you give on where to go and what to do?
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I have decided on the 3.5 drive. One reason I can get over twice as much for a cheaper price. I found an ata160gb for 89 with a 50dollar rebate. That's cheap. This will be a little larger but not that much. Are there any brands of enclosures that would be recommended and why? Thanks again.
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Actually, I myself wanted to make one, so I'm interesed in recommendations as well.
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you can get enclosures for pretty much every kind of internal drive to make them portable. 3.5", 2.5", 1.8" and even microdrive enclosures.

I have a 3.5" enclosure that takes any IDE drive. A really pretty blue one by NexStar. I'd just search newegg for the kind of enclosure you want. There should be plenty of good choices.
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