what's the difference between Serial ATA and Ultra ATA?

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Found 14th Jun 2010
I have an Ultra ATA hdd, which i took out of my Sky+ box now looking for an enclosure for it. Would a SATA enclosure be ok for this HDD.

Is SATA same as IDE??

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As mentioned by Plum, not compatible. See picture below for the physical difference.

PATA = IDE

http://www.nordichardware.com/skrivelser_img/432/hdd.ide.vs.sata2s.jpg
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