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Connecting a hard drive to PDA

  1. May 24, 2008 #1
    I have a HP iPaq 1900 that only has an SD card slot and an iPod hard drive with 20gb

    and ata 6. SD cards are too expensive and I want to make use of my hard drive. Is

    there a way you can think of that can connect the hard drive to the iPaq?

    I was thinking of buying an SD card reader, connecting the SD card reader's circuits to the

    PDA's card reader (I may post pictures to help explain the connection), allowing an SD card

    placed in the commercial card reader to be read by the PDA. But the main point of this is to

    use the USB on the end of the card reader to connect the hard drive via USB to ATA 6


    Do you think this will work, and do you know a method that might work?
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 28, 2008 #2
    I am just taking a stab at this, but even if you were able to connect it via SD, I don’t think the iPAQ would recognize it.
  4. Nov 23, 2008 #3
    So you want to convert an ATA connection to an SD card "connector".

    If thats the case and you did manage to get it all connected then jsg7377 is correct. The pda wouldn't recognise it.
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