Powering My Passport external hard drive

  MartynH 10:15 24 Aug 10
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I have a 'My Passport' drive and I am able to plug it into my Philips TV (USB port) for viewing pictures, videos etc. The only problem is that the power delivered from the TV is on the limit and therefore I lose contact with the drive every so often. Is there a way that I can power the drive from another source (it only has a micro USB port)while plugged into the TV for the data?

  Nontek 10:29 24 Aug 10

Only a guess, but perhaps it would be possible to run the drive via a Powered USB Hub to TV?

  MartynH 12:26 24 Aug 10

That's sounds like and idea that would be worth trying!

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