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Power supply problem used a replacement.it would light up for a second and pop. can i replace something drive s/b fine just need powering up. currently on 220v 50cy.

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The drive inside is a standard hard drive, you may be able to plug it into a computer to get the data off it. i would contact maxtor for a replacement unit.

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