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Could it be this easy? SAS to SATA adapter to test a SAS drive / try to recover files?

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My cousin gave me his SAS Seagate Cheetah hard drive. Supposedly the controller failed (not the hard drive itself) and he was asking if I could get data off of it.

He had it in a dell precision desktop or something like that. I haven't come across a SAS controller / machine with sas drives to try to get the data...

but then it dawned on me. I had bought but never used an IDE /SATA adapter that I never used...  is there an equivalent sas/sata adapter?

I found this:

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/controller/home?O=&sku=1001084&is=REG&Q=&A=details

Would this work to power and read a SAS hard drive?
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