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any one ever use 2.5" notebook hdd in ipod?

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i found this on the net iPod Super | Command-Tab
they said can use 3.5" pc hdd in ipod
i try this with my 2.5" notebook hdd and 3.5" pc hdd too but it not work

is that article fake? because i think the pc hdd logic is 5V but logic for ipod hdd is 3.3V.

any one ever try to do this ?
thank you
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So you built the adapter mentioned on the webpage, and can't get it going?
The last picture show that the HDD are connected to a MOLEX plug, so its obviously draw power from outside the iPod...

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yes i use outside power supply but it not working
first when i turn on power hdd still not spin. it will start spin when i turn on ipod. that mean the ipod start to control the hdd.
but i can't go to diskmode to restore ipod it can't read hdd.But when i use CF to 1.8" adapter it work fine. and i am sure i put the cable right
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