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by stigzler
Fri Jul 07, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi3 Running an external USB3 Hard Drive
Replies: 9
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Re: Pi3 Running an external USB3 Hard Drive

Heh. Thanks folks. So no, maybe, yes.. lol
Its looking on balance that it should be ok pending which drive I use.
Peterlite, you mention youve used dozens of drives? Given your warning, which drives work?
by stigzler
Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi3 Running an external USB3 Hard Drive
Replies: 9
Views: 6356

Pi3 Running an external USB3 Hard Drive

My apologies - sure this has been asked a million times, but now googling round in circles! My question is this: Can I run a USB3 HD purely off the RPi power alone? I'm going to be using a switching 5V 3A PSU ( http://cpc.farnell.com/ideal-power/25hk-aj-050a300-dh/psu-desktop-5v-3a-2-pin-iec/dp/PW03...
by stigzler
Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RPi3 PSU with barrel connector UK
Replies: 2
Views: 518

RPi3 PSU with barrel connector UK

Hi, I'm making a project which resides in a case. Thus, I'm going to panel mount a female barrel connector and am looking for a UK PSU recommendation which has a male barrel connector end. All the official pi psus seem to be usb micro connectors. I'll be using a 28AWG usb lead abd micro-usb inside t...
by stigzler
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Reccomendations for USB Drive with RPi3??
Replies: 1
Views: 827

Reccomendations for USB Drive with RPi3??

Hi - New to RPi + to some extent SBCs... I'm looking to create a setup which has storage additional to the SD Card. I'm thinking of using a 'self-powered' (i.e. off the usb power, not externally powered) USB drive (e.g. the "passport" drives). For game emulation machine. Drive will store roms and as...

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