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How do you install a 2.5 inch SSD in the TravelMate P2 P2510-G2-M?

BmilliganBmilligan Posts: 2Member New User
Hello,

The TravelMate P2 P2510-G2-M has a spot for a 2.5 inch SSD to be installed but I do not see any ports on the motherboard that a SSD can be plugged into. 
I purchased a TravelMate P658-MG-749P in January that had a similar design but I was able to use a 
50.RZCN2.003 Acer Aspire M5 M5-581T HDD Hard Drive Connector Cable
 to install a 2.5 inch SSD.

There is no place on the motherboard that I can see to plug in a hard drive connector cable.

I did speak to Acer technical support and they told me that it was possible to install a 2.5 inch SSD but would not instruct me how to go about doing it.

Thanks

Bmilligan

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  • brummyfan2brummyfan2 Posts: 11,121 Trailblazer
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    Hi,
    It's hidden under the WiFi card, if you remove the card you can find the connector.


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  • egydiocoelhoegydiocoelho Posts: 20,328ACE Trailblazer
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    You should get this:

    Or order these devices here and expect a response from Acer: https://csapps.acer.com/kit-request/#submit
    Oi! Eu não sou sou a cortana! Mas estou aqui para ajudar! Hi! I'm not the cortana! But I'm here to help!
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  • brummyfan2brummyfan2 Posts: 11,121ACE Trailblazer
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    Hi,
    It's hidden under the WiFi card, if you remove the card you can find the connector.


  • zmaticzmatic Posts: 5Member

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    Hello,

    Just purchased my new ACER TRAVELMATE P658-M-70S3 and need to install a 2nd 2.5" HDD into the empty slot.
    Please let me know what connector will do? 
    There is a slot labeled JHDD1.

    Thanks a lot,
    Zlatko.
  • egydiocoelhoegydiocoelho Posts: 20,328ACE Trailblazer
    Hi @zmatic ;This topic is a little old. Ideally, you create a new topic by clicking on "Ask a question"! Call me by placing the @!
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