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Hello

Can anyone tell me if a USB Y cable is enough to power a USB HDD ?
I was thinking about this kind of cable.

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(05-01-2019, 08:19 AM)cpomoa Wrote: Hello

Can anyone tell me if a USB Y cable is enough to power a USB HDD ?
I was thinking about this kind of cable.

Regards.

Depend on your HDD peak (not average) power consumption. The Y cable provides about 1A current. Consider using teh USB 3 host port which can supply around 800mA.
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