03-16-2017 03:58 AM - last edited on 03-17-2017 08:45 AM by Majestic
Me and a friend each have an Ideapad 310 without ODD. Instead we have the HDD caddy/bracket. This is the configuration shipped from the store, we havent put it in ourselves. Anyway. We would like to actually use the HDD caddy since the 120GB SSD is filling up. The problem being that Lenovo hasnt included the mSATA to SATA adapter at the end of the caddy. Im guessing that this is because its a budget laptop and in this case the caddy is just to fill the empty space rather than actually indended for use right out of the box.
After research we found that the part we need should be the ODD FFC L80SM (part NO 5C10M68235)
Turns out the part number was wrong. But this is the part.
Turns out that getting hold of the part is harder than finding out its name. So thats really my question here today, is there any way to get this from Lenovo or other retailer? We live in Sweden if that changes anything.
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
03-17-2017 02:18 AM
Thanks for using the Lenovo forums.
Personally I would just invest in something along the lines of this, you just need to make sure that it is the right size for your unit, which you probably be able to find in your hardware manual, also available on the support page.
Hope this helps, let us know how you get on.
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