Discontinued - 1.8in 50 Pin IDE to Compact Flash Solid State Drive Enclosure Adapter

Product ID: IDE502CFE


Convert a CompactFlash card into a 50-pin 1.8" IDE Solid State Drive

  • Supports fixed mode and as bootable drive

  • Supports single Type I and II Compact Flash card in either MLC or SLC types. (Note - if MLC CF card, write speed will be slower at 60MB/sec.)

  • Supports Master or Slave HDD mode

  • Standard 1.8in hard drive mounting hole positions

Available in


May be in stock with Resellers/Distributors

This IDE (50-pin) to Compact Flash Enclosure Adapter offers a cost-effective do-it-yourself SSD solution; the adapter functions as a small form factor hard drive enclosure, allowing you to install a CompactFlash card into the enclosure for mounting in a computer in place of a 1.8in IDE hard drive.

The adapter card lets you take advantage of the benefits that Solid State storage has to offer. With no moving parts, an SSD is the ideal addition to virtually any working environment, because it provides cooler and quieter storage than a conventional hard disk drive. Plus, Solid State drives are less susceptible to atmospheric hazards (e.g. dust particles, atmospheric changes etc.), ensuring seamless performance regardless of environmental factors.

A highly reliable storage solution, the IDE to CompactFlash Enclosure Adapter is backed by StarTech.com's free lifetime technical support.

Compatible With

View full OS compatibility

  • Replaces 1.8in IDE laptop or notebook hard drive with Compact Flash card which acts like a bootable solid state (SSD) drive.
Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Interface IDE
Memory Media Type CF (Compact Flash I/II Card)
IBM Micro Drive
External Ports 1 - IDE (50 pin; PATA; 1.8” HDD) Female
Internal Ports 1 - CompactFlash (50 pin) Slot
Power Consumption 5 V / 150 mA
Physical Characteristics
Product Height 1.2 in [30 mm]
Product Length 3 in [75 mm]
Product Weight 1.2 oz [35 g]
Product Width 2.2 in [55 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 15.2 oz [430 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - CF to 1.8" IDE Adapter/Enclosure
1 - Mini Screwdriver
1 - Instruction Manual
SATA to Compact Flash SSD Adapter

SATA to Compact Flash SSD Adapter

Turn a Compact Flash card into a bootable SATA SSD


In stock:   USA: 39  |  Canada: 8

We will transfer stock to fulfill your order at no extra cost. If the quantity shown for our US warehouse isn’t enough to fulfill your order, we will transfer the required stock from our Canadian warehouse.

Share your opinions about this product

Thanks for sharing your opinions about the IDE502CFE. When writing your review, please focus on the performance and quality of this product. Your comments will help guide others. If possible, include examples of how you use the product, things you like or things you wish were different about it.

We're here to help

If you need support or you want to comment on parts of your purchase experience aside from the quality or performance of the product such as shipping or any technical/customer support issue, etc., we’d be happy to help you through Live Chat, our support form or by phone.


Rating Snapshot

★   0
★   0
★   0
★   0
★   0

Average Customer Ratings

Overall 0
Quality of Product

* Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

* Same day shipping is only available for orders shipping within the United States.


Startech.com - 1.8in 50 Pin IDE to Compact Flash Solid State Drive Enclosure Adapter

My Review

Overall Rating*
Click to rate
It was easy to find this StarTech.com product
My rating for the quality of this product
Click to rate

You may receive emails regarding this submission. Any emails will include the ability to opt-out of future communications.

* denotes a required field