How to use an old internal hard drive

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by sreedy, Oct 24, 2005.

  1. sreedy macrumors 6502a

    Feb 24, 2005
    It looks like my old g3 iMac has finally given up the ghost (iMac Power issues thread)

    The hard-drive still works and had some data on it..... how can I use it as an external drive to go with my iBook ?

    I've found a IDE to USB cable but how do I power it? Or is there a case it can go in that will do all this?
  2. hotwire132002 macrumors 65816


    Jan 24, 2004
    Cadillac, MI
    You can buy external FireWire/USB 2.0 Enclosures to turn the drive into an external. Here's one:

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