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Old 05-27-2011, 11:35 AM   #1
tonywalk
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Extra source of SATA-to-IDE adaptors.

I've just found another branded adaptor that seems to work in allowing SATA discs to be connected to a Tivo's IDE cable.

It is branded Lycom and is model ST-106-2. It looks exactly like the Startech one however my eyesight wasn't good enough to read if it used the same Marvell chipset - the writing was about a tenth of a millimetre high.

Has been chugging away in my Dev Tivo now for 2 days attached to a 500GB 2.5" Samsung HM500JI. Also used it to build the image on a PC.
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Old 05-27-2011, 02:01 PM   #2
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I found a page on google which says it uses the Marvell 88SA8052 chipset, so nice one Less than £11 from Scan computers.
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Old 05-28-2011, 03:01 AM   #3
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Good find and a little bit cheaper than the StarTech ones I think.
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