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Peter's Mac mini SATA mod
Hello, this is my newest Mac Mini Dual Core Intel with 2 Gb ram. And of course, Mac Modded with a piece of a Sata to ESATA II backplate.

I've followed this MOD: http://www.artmac.info/MacMiniSATAMod.html But there is an older Sata L-connector backplate used. I've glued a L sata connector, but buyed a SATA HD Board connector, soldered an SATA L connector to it (just swing over 180 degrees). The female SAtA connector plugs right into it. The HD is swapped in an external MAC modded HD case (yeeesssss ...) with a 160 GB Sata desktop drive, with a E-sata cord length of 2 meters.

Maybe more follow.

Just ask for more details. After waiting on orders for two weeks, one full week building the Mac HD case, I'm tired .....

Peter Boons

Belgium - Europe

Note: The HD case containing of 4 Sata of 80 Gb, each two of them are on a USB / Firewire to Sata bridgeboard ( JBOD / SPAN / RAID 0). The new internal Sata fits in the ZIP cage ... Each HD is raised from the ground for airflow.
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Boony [Jul 10, 2006 at 07:26 AM]
Nice combination photo, thanks for placing it
Kaido [Jul 10, 2006 at 10:13 AM]
Yeah, great work! I'm looking forward to doing my full-case mod later this year when the Meroms are released. Looks great!
Tiptop [Jul 29, 2006 at 06:48 AM]
What do I need to connect a 3.5" SATA drive to the mini? Just the cable?
vertigo [Feb 01, 2007 at 01:19 AM]
So how many drives can you connect to this thing via the esata? could you connect something like this:http://www.pc-pitstop.com/sata_enclosures/scsat44xb.asp

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