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Ultrabays on W500 longer than the advanced dock slot

2008-12-26, 21:00 PM

I just purchased an advanced dock for my W500 as well as a second ultrabay HDD. When I put either of the Ultrabays from the W500 into the dock they stick out about 1/8th of an inch from being flush with the side of the dock, is there any remedy to this? Im particularly concerned with the HDD adapter and the Drive getting dust in it.

 

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Re: Ultrabays on W500 longer than the advanced dock slot

2008-12-26, 21:15 PM

The Advanced Dock has a different Bay construction to your W500. The dock has an Ultrabay Enhanced, your W500 an Ultrabay Slim S-ATA.

 

The connections in the bays are also different which means your drives shouldn't work in the dock, sorry :smileysad: The good news is that you can use the Ultrabay Slim drives / adapters from the T40 - T61 series or Ultrabay Enhanced drives from the R50 - R61 series.

 

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Re: Ultrabays on W500 longer than the advanced dock slot

2008-12-26, 22:30 PM

Thanks Andy,

 

Do we have any idea when an advanced dock with the updated ultrabay will be released?

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Re: Ultrabays on W500 longer than the advanced dock slot

2008-12-26, 22:45 PM
I wish I could answer that. Unfortunately this forum is probably the last place that you will get a "heads up" about future product specs and releases. The competition is watching :smileywink:

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