Need help identifying Cube part

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Hi, I bought the orange part (circled in yellow and showing both sides) in hoping to swap it with the green pin board on the pictured iMac optical drive (CW-7121-B)

Nothing lines up when trying to use the orange part on the optical drive.

So my question is a two parter. First does anyone know exactly what this part is for? And does anyone have or know the part I need to put on the optical drive so I can plug in the 50 pin IDE Cube cable?

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MaxTek

cube part?

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image problems

Here is the image

http://www.applefritter.com/images/pin_board-22261_640x480.jpg

and where is the edit link for new topics posted?

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First posts in a topic can't

First posts in a topic can't be edited. Can't remember why.

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iMac drive plugs are not posi

iMac drive plugs are not positioned like regular slim laptop optical drives. I dunno about Cube drives. That'd be the first thing to check.

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Re: iMac drive plugs are not posi

Jon wrote:

iMac drive plugs are not positioned like regular slim laptop optical drives. I dunno about Cube drives. That'd be the first thing to check.

So your saying you think the orange part is a regular slim laptop optical drive plug?

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That part is called an "inter

That part is called an "interposer".

IIRC, regular laptop drives will work in a Cube, provided you retain the Cube's interposer board.

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EDIT: I finally found a pic of the correct connector board

I finally found a pic of the correct connector board that I need. Does anyone have one for sale or trade?