Conner CP-4021 interface/pinout?

Ian King IanK at vulcan.com
Fri Apr 17 19:30:10 CDT 2009


The only problem with that is that the OP is trying to recover data of the disk.  :-)  
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> It's not the same sized connector as a 2.5" laptop IDE.  I'd guess it's
> about 1/2 to 2/3 the width.  It could have the same pinout, though...
>
> Josh
>
> Eric J Korpela wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 8:49 AM, js at cimmeri.com <js at cimmeri.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >>> Anyone know what kind of interface a Conner CP-4021 uses, and if it's
> >>> something standard, what the pinout is?
> >>>
> >
> > I used to have one in an old 286 laptop, but that drive has since
> > died.  Isn't it the standard IDE pinout used on most 2.5" laptop
> > drives?  I suppose Conner might have made multiple circuit boards for
> > different manufacturers with different pinouts.  Is the connector 40
> > pins with higher density than IDE, a 1 pin gap and then 4 more power
> > pins?
> >
> >
> >

This is really a 44 pin IDE squeezed together.

Put in a flash CF with adapter instead.  I successfully did one with 2.5" HD
in one long ago.

Cheers, Wizard






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