Make an External HDD from Old External CD/RW

Pretty straight forward conversion of an old external cd/rw to a more useful external hard drive.


1-external cd/rw (preferably the more boxy type)
1-hard drive (must match internal connector of drive case, needs to be formatted/sysed )
1-small fan (preferably able to fit the case nicely and quiet enough not to be annoying)
1-5.5"-3.5" bay insert to hold drive (should be easy enough to fab if necessary)
—minor tools and the want to do it

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