Re: Mac SSD - Simplecom SA221 USB 3.0 to mSATA + NGFF M.2 (B Key) SSD 2 in 1 Combo Adapter

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Re: Mac SSD - Simplecom SA221 USB 3.0 to mSATA + NGFF M.2 (B Key) SSD 2 in 1 Combo Adapter

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Steve,

What brand is your device?

Is it like the Simplecom SA221 USB 3.0 to mSATA + NGFF M.2 (B Key) SSD
2 in 1 Combo Adapter ?
https://www.simplecom.com.au/simplecom-sa221-usb-3-0-to-msata-m-2-ngff-ssd-2-in-1-combo-adapter.html

George.


On Thursday, 04-01-2018 at 18:16 Steve Walsh via linux wrote:


Yes, I have an adapter board for this, having to recently do exactly
what you're trying to do (pull data off a drive from a macbook).

What's the best way to get it to you?


On 04/01/18 16:29, Alex Ferrara via linux wrote:
> Hi Luke,
>
> Yes, it would be completely viable to do this. Unfortunately I
don’t have a laptop with the right port available to me.

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>> On 4 Jan 2018, at 4:01 pm, Luke Mewburn  wrote:
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 04, 2018 at 12:53:32PM +1100, Alex Ferrara via linux
wrote:
>>   | Hi folks,
>>   |
>>   | I have an SSD out of a 2013 MacBook Air that I would like to
get
>>   | some data off. It is a PCIe 2x card, and not the usual small
SSD
>>   | format.
>>   |
>>   | Does anyone have an adapter I can borrow, or know where I can
get one?
>>
>> Is it viable to installing the SSD back into a similar model
Macbook Air,
>> and run the system in target disk mode (boot with T (?) held?)
>>
>> I'm pretty sure the disk appears as a normal firewire or
thunderbolt
>> drive to the host system, so you could then just dd the raw data
(or

>> whatever).
>>
>> I have migrated data succesfully between various Macs using this
>> technique, and have accumulated a collection of Thunderbolt and
>> other cables/adapters over time.
>>
>> If you're really stuck for access to a similar model Macbook Air,
>> I have a couple of almost-surplus-to-requirements MBA 11" models
>> that I could work with you to use for data transfer (in Canberra).
>>
>> cheers,
>> Luke.
>


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