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Not enougn power

After using the dual USB cable the drive does not have enough power.  How do i get more power into the drive so it will run properly? when i plug both usb cables in....it is not enough power to run the drive. What do i need to do to get more power?

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Hi,

The limitation is actually imposed by the circuitry of the PC as supplied to the individual USB ports.  What you probably need is an externally powered USB HUB.  You will have to determine how much current your drive draws. An example of a max 1 Amp @ 2X500ma/Port is "7-port USB 2.0 hub" [AP-HUB207]. You can check out the specs here > http://www.mittoni.com.au/usb-20-powered-7port-hub-p-1920.html

Hope this be of some help/idea. Post back should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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