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The GUI is user friendly. I did not use the accompanying software. Once we have the power and the hd connect we then connect via USB from the apricorn device to computer and nothing. I don’t think we’re doing anything wrong USB can not provide enough power for these. Shown in Use Show More Less. This can be done both via en external power supply or via another source.

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Cloned to SSD with no errors! The GUI is user friendly. The only thing is that I have to keep my hand steady on the power connector going to the HDD if connected in the way I described above because the pins from the HDD where the molex connector goes is a little of than the apricorns pwr connector Two laptops done very quickly.

SATA Wire 3.0 – USB 3.0 Interface to any 2.5″ SATA Drive

It does not provide that for desktop drives. Then I found this Apricorn. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time.

Place your order by 5pm Mon Dec 31 and your order will ship the same day. I thought it would be rocket science to do so, but this cable made it easy. USB can not provide enough power for these. If you want to connect both laptop and desktop drives quickly and easily, google for an external SATA dock.


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International orders are processed the next shipping day. For USB 3 this can be up to mA at 5 volt. It will also have much less protocol overhead. In Stock Update Location close. You definitely have to power the drives through the molex.

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I plugged in the new disk and its as though my laptop was shipped with a GB disk If a device on the USB bus needs more power it needs to ask for it. But I am uncertian as to why I would have to deal with it this way. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. I cable from the desktops PSU to which you are connecting the drive will work, but has the following disadvantages over just connecting the drive via SATA: Joinsubscribers and get a daily digest of news, geek trivia, and our feature articles.

And surprised that all three of us have the same exact issue however, Devicee can’t seem to find anything related online.

Rated 5 out of 5 by B from Works as intended The item works as described. Once we have the power and the hd connect we then connect via USB from the apricorn device to computer and nothing.


Rated 5 out of 5 by JD from Product worked great! Rated 5 out of 5 by Jose from Super easy to do This is a very easy product to use, just pop the CD in your optical drive and follow the instructions and done. It can copy your OS, data, applications, documents, address books, e-mail, settings and more from an old drive to a new one in just a few simple steps.

Here is a picture of such a dock The dust on it indicates that I need to clean my workroom more often. Post aprcorn a guest Name. What does “it does not work” mean? Sign up using Email and Password.

Let me give a proper long answer on this rather than the comment from earlier. Order in apricorrn next 0: But will it work if I attach an extra power cable from the computer to the drive, or will that fry the disk?