May be I am stupid but can you tell me if it needs a charger ? How does it work ? Does it need a wall outlet to be connected ? I already bought it but now is in doubt.
posted: Nov. 22, 2012 @ 3:36p
Stas1976 said: May be I am stupid but can you tell me if it needs a charger ? How does it work ? Does it need a wall outlet to be connected ? I already bought it but now is in doubt.uses the power from the usb port. if you have one of those exceptionally weak ports, then you would need a Y cable to use two ports.
posted: Nov. 22, 2012 @ 3:57p
No you don't need a charger. By connecting the usb cable from the portable drive to your computer is all it takes.
posted: Nov. 22, 2012 @ 6:14p
Thanks op got the USB key
posted: Nov. 22, 2012 @ 6:29p
What if I have USB2 port. Would it work with it ? I mean would power from USB2 be enough ? Sorry for these silly questions.
By the way, BB has the Seagate Back Up Plus 1TB portable drive for $69.99. Buy 3 of these, use the $20 off $200 AMEX + Facebook deal (assuming you have an AMEX card) for a final price of $67 before CashBack & tax. Shipping is free.
posted: Nov. 23, 2012 @ 6:03a
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posted: Nov. 23, 2012 @ 7:13a
bozo007 said: By the way, BB has the Seagate Back Up Plus 1TB portable drive for $69.99. Buy 3 of these, use the $20 off $200 AMEX + Facebook deal (assuming you have an AMEX card) for a final price of $67 before CashBack & tax. Shipping is free.
Anyone have experience with this one?
posted: Nov. 23, 2012 @ 7:16a
I do like these Toshiba units - I've bought dozens for use as external backup drives. They just work, simple and reliable.
Was out of stock on the main site last ngiht, but I was able to order through the mobile site from my phone for some reason. Was a qty limit of 1, so I placed a few orders. Not sure if they'll get through, they currently say in process.
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posted: Nov. 23, 2012 @ 5:12p
The 500GB HD is showing in-stock for me right now on their site.
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