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This thing allows you to mount a 3.5" drive + a raspberry pi in a 5.25" bay. The intention is to use an external cdrom enclosure, which comes with both 5 volt power and an USB-to-SATA converter.
Print the plated parts, file and fix the edges to that everything fits together smoothly. You will need:
Drill all the screw holes to fit the screws you have and start assembling. To power the raspberry pi, you can either dismantle an micro-usb cable and hook it up to the 5 volts in the enclosure, or if you're lucky, and your enclosure has molex connectors, you can re-wire an old molex-to-molex+floppy cable to do the job, which is what I did.
Finally, you'll need an usb connection from the raspberry pi to the usb-to-sata converter. You can either use an external cable, or just solder some wires. USB is fairly forgiving with short cables.
Beware that the USB-to-SATA converter that comes with most/some/all cdrom enclosures do not support drives large than 2Tb.
Raspberry Pi File Server by profezzorn is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution - Share Alike license.
So what's this mean?
We're sure profezzorn would love to see what you've printed - take a photo and share it on Thingiverse as a Make.
To post a Make simply visit this Thing again and click I Made One to start uploading your photo. You can also download the Thingiverse Mobile app (available via Google Play and Apple App Store) to take a photo and upload your Make right from the app!