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Is there a sleeve to put a 3.5 HD into a 5.25 bay?


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#1 Johnz414

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Posted 15 May 2009 - 12:45 PM

Hi,

Just that, does anyone know of a sleeve to use empty 5.25 bays for 3.5 HDs?

It would make a whole lot of things easier. My case only has 3 HD bays while it has five 5.25 bays, 3 of which are empty.

I was thinking of getting a new case with more HD bays but thought of this idea yesterday.

I expect that there is something for this out there but being unfamiliar with it and not being able to find anything in a search I chose to ask here where there is usually someone knowledgeable about what you're looking for.

So... anyone...
John

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Posted 15 May 2009 - 12:50 PM

Only one I know of John. I have one I don't use much though
http://www.orbitmicro.com/global/525bayto3...ket-p-3782.html
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Posted 15 May 2009 - 03:49 PM

I use braces, acquired several years ago, for such.

The post by Koan Yorel depicts similar/same.

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Posted 15 May 2009 - 04:01 PM

All kinds of stuff out there to do this...

http://www.crazypc.com/products/5224.html

http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=CF...-BE&cat=HDD

The rails linked to above are available from Directron for 99 and they can usually be found for cheap or free at a local mom and pop computer shop.




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