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IDE SATA to USB cable problem

I have bought IDE SATA to USB cable for use the Hard drive as external drive. But when I connect the power adopter to the Hard drive its component slightly burn and smoke is out. So I disconnect the power cable. Please help me whats the wrong? how can I solve this problem?

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Re: smoke

Not clear what you did wrong, but I'm afraid the hard drive is broken beyond repair.

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Next time you attempt this,

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