How to install a Floppy Disk Drive

The rear side of a floppy drive looks similar to the following image.

FDD Rear

The black connector on the left hand side is the floppy disk connector. It is different from the IDE connector and uses a different cable. The small white connector on the right hand side is the power connector for the floppy drive. Figure 1 and 2 below shows what a floppy drive cable and floppy drive power connector looks like.

FDD Cable

Figure 1 - Floppy drive cable.

FDD Power Cable

Figure 2 - Floppy drive power cable

 

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