I'm loocking for 1Tb external H.D.D have no power cord

hi evry one
i had do research on newegg looking for external H.D.D with 1Tb capacity that not required AC power Adapter ..the only i found are 500MB :p
iomega Prestige Portable 500GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822186150

so I'm asking there is any 1TB external hard driver without power cord or not ..
if any one know pleas replay ..
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  1. Not going to happen. The reason that the largest ones that take no power cord are 500GB is because the only drives that can be powered from a single USB port are notebook sized drives. Desktop drives (used in the 1TB externals) need a separate power source.
  2. thanks cjl
    i think the 500GB are the Limit for now ..
  3. There is one:

    http://www.lacie.com/us/products/product.htm?pid=11087

    They use 2 notebook drives and put them in RAID1. We have the 7200rpm 640GB version, and it's an awesome drive, but expensive. The drive is quite compact.

    It need Firewire to be bus-powered. For esata and usb, use the included power supply.

    Edit: double check if it works via Firewire 400, as we use firewire 800 here. It works flawlessly with it.
  4. Is it an issue of not having enough power outlets... Why not invest in a surge suppressor which can take 1 outlet and convert it to 6.

    Otherwise, your probably going to have a difficult time finding a 1tb drive that requires a separate power source.

    AJ
  5. only 2.5in and smaller drives can be bus powered as of right now, and as was stated before 500gb is the limit on those for now
  6. Seagate-FreeAgent-Portable-External, no power cord required, very high remarks.

    http://www.amazon.com/Seagate-FreeAgent-Portable-External-ST910004FAA2E1-RK/dp/B002SYYO3A

    Also Microcenter had a 1 TB USB powered External hard drive for about $149 (out of stock at the store I visited)

    See also:

    http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090629075207AAF40lQ
  7. This one will work. It's one of the very first external 2.5" drives that holds 1TB:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136477
  8. western digital my passport essential 1tb
    They use 2 notebook drives and put them in RAID1. We have the 7200rpm 640GB version, and it's an awesome drive, but expensive. The drive is quite compact.


    It need Firewire to be bus-powered. For esata and usb, use the included power supply.


    Edit: double check if it works via Firewire 400, as we use firewire 800 here. It works flawlessly with it.
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