IDE HDD on LPT1?
Posted on 1999-01-26
I have a cute question: How do I connect an IDE HDD to my parrallel port? I have seen a device that allows a hard drive to be plugged into a case and the printer cable then connects to the LPT and so on.
The device was reasonably cheap which leads me to believe that this is a simple operation. Can I make a lead to connect my 250 MB HDD to a printer port to act as a portable storage device? or do i require any extra electronics?