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Old 05-01-2006, 07:32 PM   #1
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i have a 20gb mp3 player hard drive that i can't use via usb through the mp3 player so i was wondering if i can convert it to usb or firewire.
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Old 05-01-2006, 10:35 PM   #2
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Wait.. What.. You caht use via use though the mp3, but your asking to convert it to usb?

And im gonna move this but leave a redirect.
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Old 05-02-2006, 07:06 PM   #3
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no. i took the hard drive out of the mp3 player.
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Old 05-17-2006, 10:31 AM   #4
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Default Re: mp3 player hard drive

what sort of player did you take it out of?

and do you have any information about the hard drive?

I suppose, (in theory) if there are standard IDE pins then it can be a standard IDE HDD, connected by either UB or firewire depending on what you choose/buy/make
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RCA Lyra RD2850. I think the harddrive was a hitachi travelstar or something. i'm pretty sure its IDE pins. should i take some pictures?
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well if it doesnt work via mp3 plyaer, i would doubt it would work as a thumbdrive.

take some pics though/

if it is IDE, get this, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16812156101
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it did work for the mp3 player but i tried fixing it and one problem led to another. the screen doesn't even work now. the backlight turns on but nothings on the screen.
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does it still work?

like can u play music?
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i don't know. i'm too lazy to get it out. they don't have some kind of conversion kit or something?
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to lazy to get what out?

the hdd out of the player, or the player out of storing or w/e

u r gonna need to get something out before you can do anything.
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