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Hard Disk Drive(HDD) of 3.5" HDD's form factor by use of 2.5" HDD's body

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014620D
Original Publication Date: 2000-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A program is disclosed that Hard Disk Drive(HDD) of 2.5-inch-type(2.5") can be converted into that of 3.5-inch-type(3.5") for its usage. It is realized by use of special interface card and frame. 2.5"HDD and 3.5"HDD have respectively different form factor both in electrical and mechanical interfaces. So those two types of HDD's are not convertible each other. But the body of