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icechunk
Sep 15, 2013, 03:01 PM
I have the HDD from - non-working 1st gen MacBook Air. It's a 80gb samsung drive, what enclosure can I use to copy data from the drive?



Onno
Sep 15, 2013, 03:55 PM
Just get a SATA to USB adapter, that should work :)

checkitout
Sep 15, 2013, 04:05 PM
Just get a SATA to USB adapter, that should work :)

I don't know what's funny about this. The PATA (!) ZIF interface of the Rev A MBA is very special, and you are unlikely to find one at your corner computer shop. I have the enclosure that came with a RunCore SSD. Apart from being somewhat fickle to work with, I don't know where one would get a new one today. (If you plan to get one to use the 80 GB drive: Not useful, as that drive is going to die soon anyway. If you need to get the data: Make a deal with someone who has one of these enclosures…)

Onno
Sep 15, 2013, 04:17 PM
Ow yeah, forgot that it was a PATA disk.

This one looks like one the TS could use:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/RunCore-USB-Enclosure-for-1-8-PATA-II-ZIF-Solid-State-Drive-SSD-USB-Converter-/221280996960?pt=US_Drive_Enclosures_Docks&hash=item3385600e60

icechunk
Sep 16, 2013, 07:19 AM
So this should also work?

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001OYCJHI/ref=oh_details_o02_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Because I got it and the cable would not fit.