Question about SimpleTech SimpleDrive Pininfarina 320GB External USB 2.0 Hard Drive - Blue
> icon does not show up on the desktop or finder
A major "clue" that one component of the external storage device has failed, namely:
* USB cable (try a different one)
* disk-drive inside the enclosure
* USB-to-disk-drive adapter inside the enclosure
* optionally, the external power-supply that connects to the enclosure
Use a multi-meter to verify the voltage/amperage output of that power-supply.
(Not all external storage devices need such a power-supply.)
> can it be saved?
Partially. Disassemble the enclosure, and remove the disk-drive.
Purchase a new, compatible, disk-drive, and install it in the enclosure, to "revive" your external storage-device. (Compare it to a heart-transplant -- same body, new heart.)
Posted on Nov 04, 2010
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