Why are external HDD enclosures advertised as 3.5"
brianhks at activeclickweb.com
Tue Feb 6 10:37:41 MST 2007
I mean the distance between the screws on the bottom of the drive. The
width between the screws is probably pretty close to 3.5"
Kenneth Burgener wrote:
> Brian Hawkins wrote:
>> My guess is that it refers to the width of the mounting screws.
> Interesting idea, but...
> There are 3 screw positions:
> ( ) ( ) ( )
> BACK FRONT
> >From the first to the second is about 2.5". From the second to the
> third is about 1.5" and from the first to the last is 4". Usually only
> the front two are used.
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