|Remove the caddy from the
|Slide the protective cover off of
|Insert the hard drive into the open
caddy and connect up the UDMA IDE cable and Molex power to the
|Replace the cover and slide it
The docking station fits into any standard 5.25" bay and secures with a standard compliment of screws. The back of the unit accepts a standard 40pin IDE cable and Molex power
connector. The power supports the drive, a small 40mm fan and a few drive activity LED's on the front of the unit.
All that remains is to pop the caddy into the docking
station and turn the computer on. The one catch is that the unit must be locked
down before the computer will be able to access the drive, or for that matter
power will go to the hard drive.
This is a safety feature to prevent someone from mistakenly pulling out
a live hard drive, possibly resulting in corrupted data. The lock controls the
hard drive's electrical supply and also physically locks the drive caddy into