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I have a simpletech 120 GB external USB hard drive with NO power supply. Do you know what the power rating is (ac or dc, how many volts, amperage...) or where I can get a new power supply for it? -Thanks

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12VDC, 1.5A external power adapter Well that is what this page says, it's not your 120GB drive but unsure if it's no the same model maybe. However all external HDD that need a power supply should be needing 12 volts, as they are just internal drives mounted in a shell and some simple circuitry to power and connect it.

Posted on May 22, 2011

  • fostersgirl Jul 06, 2011

    My Simpletech - Simpledrive takes a DC adapter 5v 1a - a bit smaller than rec above. AVAILABLE AT AMAZON

  • Josh Jul 06, 2011

    I got the information I posted on voltage above directly from the manufacturer of this product.

    160 GB 2.5-inch USB 2.0 portable hard drive for fast, reliable desktop or laptop storage
    5400 RPM spin rate; 8 Mb buffer cache; transfer speeds up to 480 Mb/s
    Powers via USB connection
    Designed by Pininfarina, the designer of Ferrari sports cars
    Well when I looked it up at Simpletech's site it kept saying 12 volt power supply, when the specs say it's only powered by USB, with no mention of having a DC power port. I apologize for my previous information. Yet apparently fostersgirl has one and she has a DC adapter for hers.
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