Sata nexstar 3 harddrive not powering up Tags: Hard Drives SATA Cable Storage Last response: December 9, 2010 12:37 PM in Storage Share nina_25 December 2, 2010 4:41:39 PM I have tried 2 different Sata drives with different cables and neither is powering up. Is there something I can do to get these drives to turn on! Thanks so much More about : sata nexstar harddrive powering house70 a b G Storage December 9, 2010 12:37:58 PM If the drives do not have their own dedicated power supplies, they will need to draw power from the USB port. Some USB ports are not providing enough power to spin the drives. Try switching USB ports on your system until you find one that works. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Enclosure NexStar 3 doesn't spin my hard drive Forum MSI P35 eSATA and Nexstar dual bay dock Forum Vantec NexStar 3 Not Recognized via USB Forum RAID 1 on two SATA HDDs on vantec NexStar MX Forum NexStar SE MRK-525ST Forum Vantec NexStar 3 Not Recognized via USB Forum NEXSTAR FX - Combatting FAT32 Forum Vantec nexstar driver Forum NexStar MX Dual RAID 1 is, by default, set to SAFE 33? Forum NexStar LX NAS Forum Internal HD SATA II is not detected by hard drive dock Forum Best bang for bucks sata 6 hard-drive Forum 3 .5" SATA HDD to connect to laptop USB. Forum External Enclosure Drive Access Issue, Take 2 Forum My computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure Forum WD SATA 1TB Not Recognized Forum [Solved] Does the CD/DVD drive plug need to be SATA 0? Forum I got a 320 storage harddrive and it droped it aint working can i get my stufs Forum Sata Cables for Seagate 7200.11 drive and HP M2N78-LA Motherboard Forum Finding the right sata controller driver for my XP Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !