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jwig
25-09-2011, 09:01 PM
Excuse my ignorance but can I buy a case that will convert a relatively new LG internal dvd drive, (from anunused desktop) into an external one to use with a notebook;...opinions and recommendations are welcomed please? I see some 3.5" cases on trademe but is this the way to go?

jinja_thom
25-09-2011, 10:29 PM
You would need a 5.25 inch case for an optical drive not a 3.5 inch.
Like this Vantec NexStar DX 5.25" External Optical Drive

icow
26-09-2011, 08:14 AM
You can pick these up from trademe pretty cheap iirc.

jwig
26-09-2011, 09:56 AM
Many thanks indeed.