I do realize you don’t want to fix it in the normal ways. If so, What did I do wrong? Hope I am able to explain my problem well enough to seek your help. It clearly states that it plugs into the USB port. As for my electronics skills, I can put together a power supply and cut wires to reroute whatever is needed to another connector, soldering, etc.

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It doesn’t fit with into the USB port. As for my electronics skills, I can put together a power supply and cut wires to reroute whatever is needed to another connector, del, etc.

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BTW, if you know what is in that lower connector and is willing to tell me Dfll would greatly appreciate. I checked this discussion and all I read was “new laptop. You may also like. I wasted my money and now it is useless to me.

See details for full description. I figured that out after posting Hi, I had exactly the same issue.


USB Connector issue

Around latitude “D” and inspiron series. It draws less than 0. Even though they are not used, you cannot leave them dangling. It has a power limit of mA so this is why you see those cables with a 2 to 1 feature.

Thanks but what is the final verdict. This enclosure with optical drive works with older Dell Latitude D series laptops. This way they can get 1. Yes you could do that but If this is the case, which of the two USBs is the second one? I have been looking for the same kind of adapter or connector for some time.

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I can’t do anything with now. If you were my neighbor and didn’t piss me off I would make the item for you.

Discussion topics include hardware component and upgrades, ultrabooksgaming laptops, Netbooksand laptops accessories and much more. Fits lot of the old port replicator, expansion bays for dell laptops.

Hello Sergio, I have the same dilemma as you and came here looking for help. The DVD is itself easily detachable from the box just pulling a lever then pulling the unit out.

Dell Pd01s External USB Dvd-rom / Cd-rw Drive N P0690 A04

I measured the connector with 9 pins inside the housing: Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Unfortunately I did not understand your answer. Dell made an optical bay battery that fit into laptop, So this optical could be used while the extra optical bay battery stays in the ddll and gets charged.


If it is this case, then I could connect a standard 5V power supply, capable of supplying mA to the second connector and the external DVD would work on any USB device?

These are worthless to most dell Verified purchase: I can and will not guarantee that it will work in your case, nor do I accept any responsibility if you hurt yourself while doing so. Although power side seems to be working just fine, computer cannot find the optical drive.

Thanks for helping me Bob. Show More Show Less.