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Recommended internal hard drive caddys?

Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:41 pm

So after serious trouble connecting an internal hard drive I have lying around (viewtopic.php?t=194276) I'm 90% sure the problem is the cable and/or power supply for the interface I bought. So I'm looking on Amazon at (presumably) better ones and realized I've no idea what's good or bad for one of these things. Has anyone bought one and had success with it?

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Re: Recommended internal hard drive caddys?

Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:18 pm

Depending upon the (physical) size of your internal (SATA) drive you may find this of interest:
http://www.cpmspectrepi.uk/raspberry_pi ... yWDN3.html
(It appears to be, in effect, "self-powered" by the built-in powerbank)
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Re: Recommended internal hard drive caddys?

Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:21 am

I had a simular question on the dutch forum.

Is any 3,5" enclosure working on the raspberry pi?
For example https://www.sharkoon.com/product/1685/16310#specs

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Re: Recommended internal hard drive caddys?

Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:39 pm

Anyone?

I hate it when i buy something and it will not work :)

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Re: Recommended internal hard drive caddys?

Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:54 pm

Kpax wrote: I had a simular question on the dutch forum.
Is any 3,5" enclosure working on the raspberry pi?
For example https://www.sharkoon.com/product/1685/16310#specs
A 3.5" drive is likely to need a 12V supply (and therefore be externally powered). The product you link to is USB3.0 (the Pi is USB2.0 only) and, whilst it may work, you will not get "USB 3.0 performance" (ie. data transfer rates).
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Re: Recommended internal hard drive caddys?

Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:17 pm

i'm aware of the 3.0 --> 2.0, also my choise is for the externally power.
But i understand that simular enclosures are fit for the raspberry pi's.

Thnx Trevor

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Re: Recommended internal hard drive caddys?

Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:19 pm

Kpax wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:17 pm
i'm aware of the 3.0 --> 2.0, also my choise is for the externally power.
But i understand that simular enclosures are fit for the raspberry pi's.

Thnx Trevor

??????

https://shop.pimoroni.com/products/sata ... sb-adapter
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Re: Recommended internal hard drive caddys?

Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:38 am

fruitoftheloom wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:19 pm
Kpax wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:17 pm
i'm aware of the 3.0 --> 2.0, also my choise is for the externally power.
But i understand that simular enclosures are fit for the raspberry pi's.

Thnx Trevor

??????

https://shop.pimoroni.com/products/sata ... sb-adapter
Much cheaper :shock:

Gonna look at it, thnx :)

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