Question about Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM, USB 2.0, eSATA, External 500 GB Hard Drive
I was moving my computer and when I fired it back up the seagate will not power up. 1. What volt rating on the power adapter? 2. Could this be something worse?
Thank you for your reply.
I have solved the problem with local help.
Printed installation manual of Seagate 500 GB eSATA external hard drive has not properly mentioned how to use power on/off switch once connected to mains. I could get local help, who has already used the device. On/Off switch to be pressed for few seconds after mains connected, sometimes it comes automatically once power is on and USB cable pluged to the USB port of PC if power supply is ok. There is no indicator for the power supply (before device glows) after connected to the mains. I was in confusion whether power supply is ok or not.
Finally, It was found that the problem was with mains power supply and I have changed the power socket and adapter.
Posted on Nov 19, 2008
I just called Lantek at 4122798700 to ask about soldering on my board. They're going to call me when they find something out.
Posted on May 29, 2009
you say its beeping? like an error code sequence? i would search the intnet for seagate error codes and try to match the code with the problem. or call tech support.
Posted on Jul 23, 2009
This is a SATA drive. SATA drives do not have a master/slave setting.
This is simpler than you think!
Install your SATA drive and reboot into the BIOS setup
Go to the Boot drive sequence window
Make any other drive the boot drive
At this point, you can select the SATA drive as the next boot drive, or set the sequence to "No other boot drives"
Re-bhoot .... SATA drive is now the D drive unless you change the drive letter in the disk manager
Posted on Sep 25, 2009
You will have to send it to a data recovery company in order to retrive the data sounds like the circuit board failed therefore the drive is not receiving power.Usually if this board is good you would hear the drive spin up.
Posted on Oct 04, 2009
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