Wireless External Hard drive

  Dekka123 01:09 31 Mar 2008
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If I connect my external hard drive to my Computer via my network will I have to use the power cable as well. Sorry if this is a stupid question

  tullie 01:27 31 Mar 2008

The only external drives ive seen are connected by usb,how do you access it without it being plugged in and connected to power source?

  Dekka123 01:31 31 Mar 2008

With an ethernet cable

  tullie 08:52 31 Mar 2008

Sorry,will leave this to someone else,i dident know that external drives had an ethernet connection.

  Dekka123 09:04 31 Mar 2008

tullie got me worried now. This is a Freecom and it hasnt been delivered yet but according to their website it does connect with either a usb or ethernet connection.. Thanks for your response. Has anyone else any ideas on this please.

  €dstowe 09:06 31 Mar 2008

What is the model number?

  tullie 09:13 31 Mar 2008

Sorry to mislead you if i have,im sure you are right,its just that i wasent aware of it.

  Dekka123 09:19 31 Mar 2008

29013 Network Drive 500 GB Freecom

  MCE2K5 22:05 31 Mar 2008

FreeCom Network Drive 500 GB Manual click here

Can be used in 2 modes (Page 6),

1: LAN (Ethernet) mode

2: USB-mode

Whichever mode used Power adapter (Transformer) Must be conected, When in use.

  woodchip 22:06 31 Mar 2008

Yes you still need the Power Cable dapter connected to the drive

  Dekka123 23:20 31 Mar 2008

MCE2K5, woodchip. Sorry for the delay in answering, been out all day. Thanks very much for your help you have answered my question and more. What a fantastic forum this is. Thanks again.

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