As far as setup is concerned, check the Zip drive documentation, and move the pins to either master or slave device on the controller, plug in the power connector (should be an extra cable of two coming from your power supply, if not, you can purchase a new power supply with additional power leads, or in some cases split one of the current power cables with an available splitter) and plug in the IDE connector. Make sure to securely screw the Zip drive into an open carrier and location in the system unit's housing. If an internal IDE unit won't fit, you can purchase a 5.25-inch IDE storage enclosure with a USE 2.0 port on it for under $50, and install it in the enclosure and hook the unit up via USB to your system and enjoy all of the benefits of the Zip drive.
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