The SATA - IDE/ATAPI converter is a perfect solution for converting the Serial ATA hard drive or Serial ATA optical storage devices to have a standard IDE interface. Just simply attach this converter to the back of any SATA storage device, instantly the Serial ATA drive can be used as a standard IDE or ATAPI device for all kinds of applications that have been tested and certified for IDE storage.
The SATA to IDE adapter can be used for Write blocking for SATA hard drives. Great for forensic application
For situations where attaching a bridge board to the back of the device is undesirable, the following Embedded IDE - Dual SATA converter may be a good alternative solution