Slim ATAPI to SATA converter

These unique Addonics converters are designed to quickly convert the slimline ATAPI interface commonly used with notebook optical drives into high speed Serial ATA or USB 2.0. Attached easily to the back of the ATAPI connector, this small converter board is ideal solution for rack mount PCs, blade server or small equipment that demand high speed storage and improved air flow of the SATA or USB cabling system.

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slim ATAPI Converter in a Mini-ITX computer

  • Serial ATA 1.0 compliant
  • Convert any slim drive ATAPI/IDE interface to Serial ATA interface
  • Optional mounting bracket - installation instructions here
  • Support ATA 33/66/100/133
  • Bootable
  • simple plug and play, no drivers required
  • compatible with any Serial ATA controller (SATA ATAPI devices may only work with host controllers using Silicon Image chipset, or any other controller supporting ATAPI Devices)
  • Fully RoHS Compliant

note: slim ATAPI to Serial ATA Converter must be connected to a SATA controller compatible with Serial ATA optical drives. All of the Addonics SATA controllers are compatible with Serial ATA optical drives.

  • Serial ATA interface for up to 1.5Gbits/sec data transfer
  • Supports slim ATAPI optical drives
  • Standard 7-pin Serial ATA connector
  • Works under DOS, Windows 95, NT, 98SE, Me, 2000 and XP, Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X, Linux
  • Dimension (W x D x H) - 78 mm x 36 mm x 5 mm
  • 1 year warranty


ADSATAPISA - (Slim ATAPI to SATA converter)
ADSATAPISA ATAPI/IDE to SATA converter for slim optical drive. Great for rack mounted system, blade server or small PC application.
Price: 24.99
Optional Mounting Bracket for ADSATAPISA and ADSATAPIU2,
Price: 3.50