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i have an hp dv6 that has an eSATA/usb2 port on the left side.

i also have a 500gb hard drive that i need to grab some data off of.

my dad has let me borrow his wall plug for sata drives, and a sata cable, but im a bit confused on the sata issue.

can a SATA cable be plugged into an eSATA port? internet searching has left me more confused.

if i cannot, is there a cord that will allow me to?
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Originally Posted by rocker22dallas;12453669 
just bought this

That'll work.
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yea you'll need an eSata to Sata cable and a way to power it if it's a bare drive.....i bought this.....makes my life even easier
Edited by Vlasov_581 - 2/19/11 at 11:51pm
    
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thanks everybody!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Vlasov_581;12453699 
yea you'll need an eSata to Sata cable and a way to power it if it's a bare drive

i have a wall plug to 4 pin molex + a molex to sata power

so many converters o.o
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