Last week my laptop sata dvd burner decided it had had enough so I got a replacement for the princely sum of £14.
I have decided to rip the old one apart and make a sata dvd to sata hard drive adapter out of it as a project and as something to keep me occupied for a while.
My problem is that no matter how much googling I do I can't find a wiring diagram for the laptop sata power connector (it's a standard 6 pin).
My googling has found many ready made adapters but I want to make one for myself.
Does anyone have any idea of the pin configuration of a laptop dvd sata power connector?
I could rip my laptop apart and test the pinouts with my trusty DVM but I'm a bit loathe to do that unless I have absolutely no choice.
Just so you know I have an HP Compaq 6720s which I have converted into an HP Compaq 6735s. (I put a dual core instead of single core AMD CPU in it and added the built in webcam to complete this upgrade)