External Dvd drive getting no power

  RichardNNNN 20:30 27 Aug 2018
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I have an external dvd drive for my laptop, it connects via usb and works fine but when I put a disc in the power to the drive goes off. Some things online say it might be the power settings but I've tried that, no luck

  wee eddie 20:48 27 Aug 2018

Your laptop may not be delivering sufficient power through a single USB connection.

The traditional solution to this is to have a dual input cable delivering power to the DVD from 2 USB Ports. Something along these lines dual input cable

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