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Subject: Re: Toshiba releases 240GB 1.8" drive.

Re: Toshiba releases 240GB 1.8" drive.

From: Jose Celestino <japc_at_co.sapo.pt>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2008 14:59:48 +0100

Words by mat [Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 01:41:36PM +0100]:
>
> >
> > (from http://news.zdnet.co.uk/hardware/0,1000000091,39486537,00.htm):
> >
> > "Toshiba announced on Tuesday two 1.8-inch hard drives, including the
> > single-platter 120GB (MKxx31GAL series) and the world's first dual-platter
> > 240GB (MK2431GAH) internal hard drives. The single-platter version also
> > includes an 80GB offering."
> >
> > BTW, whatever happened to interfacing ZIF drives to iRivers?
> > --
> > gl
> >
> >
>
> Wow 240Gig - in 1.8 Inches!
>
> I would like to know how to install a larger drive into my iRiver. I know
> the 2.5 inch drives can be slightly thicker, I'm guessing 1.8 inch drives
> would fit very nicely?
>

1.8" drives are the drives coming with iRiver H140 and, I guess, H340.

So, physically this should work. But you'll have to get space for a ZIF
to IDE converter in there also because those don't interface with ZIF.

-- 
Jose Celestino | http://japc.uncovering.org/files/japc-pgpkey.asc
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