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I need a power supply for lacie dard drive 300875

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Anonymous

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SOURCE: What power supply does Lacie 160GB external hard drive use?

Although not sold at Best Buy™, there are available adapters/cables to make this transfer possible. I recommend using a search engine to find "firewire to usb." Hopefully this will give you the results you need.


Rhiecksboy

Posted on Oct 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Dead hard drive

Try unplugging the usb connector and plugging it back in. Your pc shouls recognize the installed component automatically. Also, some external hard drives work like normal pc's do: hold the power button in longer until something happens. Hope this helps.

Posted on May 24, 2009

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SOURCE: LaCie Big Disk Extreme 1TB Hard Drive - continuous beep, no power

Hi, Lacie isn't very forthcoming with beep codes but it definitely means one of the two. You can try moving the hard drive into a new enclosure, if it works it was the enclosure, if not the HDD. Hate to say it but warranty on these drives is a moot point the moment unique data is stored on them as you can't even diagnose the problem properly without voiding it and no drive manufacturer will waranty data. If you have no unique data and it's under warranty, send it back. If you have unique data on it that you value, take it to a local computer store and have them move the drive to a new external enclosure and test it. If it works, you're done. If it doesn't, you've confirmed that the HDD is faulty and you will need the help of a data recovery Pro. If the latter is the case, reply by commenting here with your location (country, state city) and I'll recommend a closeby facility for you. Chris

Posted on Jun 05, 2009

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SOURCE: My lacie hard drive is not spinning up. the light

fisrt of all try to connect the hdd without adapter to a desktop computer to see if is detected usually the red-green light ocures when is a problem with the hard drive but you might be lucky to have another problem on the adapter

Posted on Mar 11, 2010

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SOURCE: I think I fried my LACIE 500gb drive

Power from outlet shows getting as far as the transformer part of the electrical LaCie unit. However, I cannot get the unit to turn on. It is a 160GB LaCie HD purchased 3 years ago.

Posted on Sep 09, 2010

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