CD to SATA drive caddy

Discussion in 'SFF, Notebooks, Pre-Built/Barebones PCs' started by kbp, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. kbp

    kbp Senior member

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    Looking to convert a Lenovo CD to a SATA drive. Where might I find a "caddy" to fit in a Lenovo V570 laptop?
     
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    #3 corkyg, Jan 17, 2013
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    WackyDan Diamond Member

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    Corky... That second link is for an ultrabay adapter. Has to be wrong.

    Pretty sure that the iDeaPads being their consumer line don't support this feature. Shoudla bought a ThinkPad.
     
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    I thought that also, however, the 7 specific steps for making the switch are aimed directly at the V570.
     
  6. kbp

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    Went to this link....
    http://www.newmodeus.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_7&products_id=401

    They do not show a caddy for a "V" but I did remove it and it looks the same as a "Z" series although the "G" caddy looks like it would work as well. I would find it hard to believe that lenovo uses more than one or two differant CD ROM form factors. Guess i'll pick one and try it out. Both are 12.7 height. Shape looks the same too.
    Thanks all !!! I'll let you know if it works.
     
  7. holden j caufield

    holden j caufield Diamond Member

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    it'll work as long as you get the right dimensions and the connector isn't proprietary. I did same thing to a toshiba.