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External Optical Drive using External HDD Casing

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Think if I had an external HDD casing I could take the SATA cable from my Desktops Optical Drive plug it into the casing and then plug the usb into my laptop? Basically I'm trying to make an temporary exteranal optical drive for my laptop using my desktops optical drive.
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Most of the time those connections are for 2.5 inch HDD. I'm not sure they would work for a 5.25 size DVD/CD drive. You can always try it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-312-_-Product

I bought one of those and it's one of the best things I carry in my tech bag
    
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