Will it turn a 3.5 inch hard drive for desktop into an external drive? Thanks!

asked on August 12, 2015

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Mine did not come with a power adaptor which means it only supports "bus powered" 2.5" devices.
RonL
· July 13, 2016
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No, will NOT work as 3.5" HDD requires external power supply and Sabrent EC-SSHD doesn't provide it.
It's meant to connect disks that do not require external power: modern 2.5" disks

Dmitry T
· August 19, 2015
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I have the Sabrent EC-DFLT. I'm running a WD Black 5TB HDD in my adapter right now and its working fine. My adapter came with an external power supply. I've used it for Samsung SSD 750 EVO, Crucial MX200 and Samsdung 840 EVO 500GB as well.
Richard A. Sokinas
· March 10, 2017
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This device will NOT work with the Samsung EVO 750 Pro shown in the picture. The Samsung EVO 750 Pro requires 1.5A of Power, which is 1500mA. USB 3.0 powers only 900mA.
Michael Zoran
· August 29, 2015
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If the external power supply is included with the product it will work with any 2.5" or 3.5" SATA drive.

Richard Harper
· January 26, 2017
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It worked fine with a laptop 1TB spinner but I also tried it with several 3.5 inch spinners and it does not have enough power.
3.5 inch 10K 'cuda 1TB and 2TB 5400 and a 4TB 5400 - none of them would spin up. Not enough power.

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· April 25, 2019
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