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USing an External 4TB USB HDD without and External Power Cord

Discussion in 'ZIDOO X8' started by Shahrokh Hafizi, Feb 20, 2019.

  1. Shahrokh Hafizi

    Shahrokh Hafizi New Member

    Can I use a 4TB external HDD (WD/My Passport) on X8 or should I use an HDD which has an external power cord?

    WD/My Passport doesn't have a power cord, so it gets its power from X8.

  2. Nice Monkey

    Nice Monkey Well-Known Member Beta test group

    Zidoo players typically deliver adequate USB power (500 mA for USB2 and 800 mA for USB3). So any 2.5 inch USB drive should work normally above all where using USB3.

    Got myself also a Dinobot U5 mini which is very shy on USB power which won´t work for sure without external power (a powered USB3 hub is highly recommended with it).
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2019
  3. Shahrokh Hafizi

    Shahrokh Hafizi New Member

    Many thanks for your help.

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