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No Power to External Hard Drive

Have Iomega DHD250 external hard drive. Hardly used. Last used about 4 months ago. Now I can't get the drive's power light to go on. The AC adapter between the power source and the drive has a green light, but not the drive. An adapter problem? A drive problem?

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I have just had a 500Gig External from Iomega do the same. Tested the PSU on another identical drive and worked OK... Must be the drive in my case! Any suggestions warmly welcomed!?!

Posted on Dec 23, 2007

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Re: No Power to External Hard Drive

Do you have access to a multimeter or voltmeter? If you do you can check the voltage coming out of the adapter and make sure it matches what the power adapter says it is. If it doesn't, then it is the power adapter. If it does, then it is the drive or enclosure.

Posted on Jun 21, 2007

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