USB/FW 2.5" external drive for Powerbook

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by Mass Hysteria, Oct 30, 2008.

  1. macrumors regular

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    Jan 31, 2005
    #1
    Hi Guys

    I'm after a bus powered 500GB external drive, but I can't seem to find one that runs on 1 USB connector alone.

    I just had to return a freecom unit as it would only run with the USB data and a seperate USB power lead connected.

    Does anyone know of somewhere in the UK that does either a firewire or USB 500GB notebook size drive that will run from one lead?

    cheers
    MH
     
  2. macrumors 6502a

    tcphoto

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2005
    Location:
    Madison, GA
    #2
    I have G Technology external drives, both G drives and mini drives. They have models that utilize USB, FW400 and FW800 connects. BTW, I just received a FW400 to FW800 adapter that works well. It is manufactured by Sonnett and was $14 from a large photo mail order company called B&H in NYC.
     

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