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Maxtor STM3050040TA3E5-RK ; FW 400/USB

THE REQUIRED APPLE OPERATING SYSTEM STATED ON THE THE PACKAGING IS OSX10.4.7 OR LATER

I HAVE A G4 OPERATING ON OSX10.2.8. EDITING ON FINAL CUT 4.

WILL THE ABOVE HARD DRIVE OPERATE FOR ME AND WILL THERE BE ANY PROBLEMS DUE TO THE OLDER SYSTEM

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The Maxtor clever pragrams will not work but you should be OK just plugging it in, you might need disk utility to format it,

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It uses a 2.5 inch Internal harddrive inside. (2 and a half inches across the Width. Same size used for a laptop. Desktop's use 3.5)

It connects with a USB Style A male plug, via the USB cable.
It's has a 160GB storage capacity, has an 8MB Buffer, (Cache), and an External Data Transfer Rate of 60 MegaBytes per Second.

Other than that, I find no more information from Seagate, (Seagate bought out Maxtor, and has the data base for Maxtor products)

http://hddlist.com/maxtor/all/maxtor_basics_portable

What I do know in reference to your question.
I know that the USB 2.0 technology uses 5 Volts DC. The Positive pin on the USB plug will support up to 5 Volts.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:USB.svg

[Viewing a USB-A style plug, view it with the white plastic spacer at the bottom. Open part at top. The Positive pin is all the way to the right. The Negative pin all the way to the left. The Data + pin is on the left next to the Negative pin. The Data - pin is on the right, next to the Positive pin]

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This would lead me to believe that the Maxtor Basics Portable external harddrives will not use more than 500 Milliamp's.

However I do not feel comfortable, telling you that it is okay to use your Maxtor STM901601EHD301-RK, on your Yamaha PSR2-900 keyboard. Would hate to be mistaken, and have you burn out the finals of your keyboard.

I do feel comfortable with the following suggestion.

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Most programs will fit on a large USB thumb drive.
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