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zgemma s2 what hard drive

Discussion in 'General Satellite Discussion' started by kev2477, Dec 30, 2015.

  1. wooshman

    wooshman VIP Member Forum Supporter

    Does it work if you plug it into your computer??
     
  2. Dickeddave

    Dickeddave Member

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  3. Dickeddave

    Dickeddave Member

    Which would you plug where? I presume 1 to a plug socket, 1 to the hard drive and the 3rd to the back of the zgemmah2s. Let's call them 1, 2 and 3 starting from the left. Thanks. I'll try it in the lap top now.

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  4. wooshman

    wooshman VIP Member Forum Supporter

    The middle plug goes into the USB port and the one on it's own goes into the drive.

    See pic

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  5. Andylarky

    Andylarky Member

    The enclosure I bought had its own power plug and it was just a straight forward USB cable going from hard drive into zgemma

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  6. wooshman

    wooshman VIP Member Forum Supporter

    do we presume he got sorted in the end?
     
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  7. Andylarky

    Andylarky Member

    I would have thought so as it's not that hard to setup. If I can do it any one can

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  8. Dickeddave

    Dickeddave Member

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  9. Dickeddave

    Dickeddave Member

    Guys after connecting the hard drive and turning the box on after deep stand by its now frozen on Boot. What can I do. Help please.

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  10. silverblack

    silverblack Member

    I dont trust these boxes with USB HDD they just don't have enough power.
    I would connect both USB to the Zgemma to give the HDD more power.
    Better still get a powered HDD enclosure, or power brick for HDD.
     
  11. Dickeddave

    Dickeddave Member

    What can I do about the box being frozen on Boot?

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  12. silverblack

    silverblack Member

    Did you unplug the HDD ?
     
  13. Dickeddave

    Dickeddave Member

    I've done it now thanks mate.

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  14. silverblack

    silverblack Member

    I fought all week with a 500GB USB HDD with a Edsion OS Mini which worked at first but for only around 15 mins before disappearing from the system.I found a powered HDD kit i had bought for connecting drives to a PC and used that for power and the USB for data only and was fine after that.
     
  15. Dickeddave

    Dickeddave Member

    Yeah I can't get my box to find the hard drive but as soon as I plug a 16g usb stick in it finds it straight away. Think I'll just have to use that for now and buy a different hard drive.

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  17. Dickeddave

    Dickeddave Member

    Thanks mate.

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