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HW180STB-Y18

Postby cbishop » May 28th, 2018, 8:36 pm

Can a WD My Passport Ultra be powered by a Mediasonic HW180STB-Y18 or is a separate powered hub required to ensure that the Mediasonic unit won't be damaged? Please advise. Thank you.
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Re: HW180STB-Y18

Postby Admin_Mediasonic » May 29th, 2018, 9:30 pm

which WD passport? size?

it should be able to, make sure that it does not have sleep or idle function.
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Re: HW180STB-Y18

Postby eherberg » May 30th, 2018, 7:50 am

I'm not sure. Using that drive with the Raspberri Pi, it requires at minimum a 2A 5V Power Supply [a good quality one]. I would think that drive would burn out the homeworx in not too long a time if used without a separate power hub
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