|Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2001 - 2:35 pm: |
I was wondering if anyone could tell me why these older philips cd roms I have, have a 16 pin connector instead of the "standard" 40 pin ide. Does it plug into the soundcard instead of the IDE slot? If so what type of card is recommended? Thanks...Craig
|Posted on Friday, April 6, 2001 - 3:19 pm: |
Older Creative CD-Roms run from soundblaster soundcards, their plugs look a lot like IDE connections, very similiar pin configurations, but are proprietary, hence you need a specific sound card to run them.
I would guess that this is the same for your Phillips... not a full answer to your question, however I hope this may help.