Solved IDE Enclosure powered by USB? Tags: Hard Drives USB Enclosure External Hard Drive Storage Last response: January 12, 2011 1:47 AM in Storage Share scubaslim January 10, 2011 11:26:21 PM I'm looking for a 3.5" IDE external hard drive enclosure that is powered by the USB. Does anything like this exist?? I'd prefer it to be under $25. I can't find one anywhere.... More about : ide enclosure powered usb Best solution Emerald a b G Storage January 10, 2011 11:43:14 PM if I am not mistaken, 3.5 drives use 12V and USB only provide 5V; therefore, it probably does not exist. scubaslim January 12, 2011 1:47:13 AM Best answer selected by scubaslim. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHelp: IDE => USB external enclosure not working ForumVenus DS3 (DS-2316B2BK)( USB 2.0) 3.5" IDE ATA Aluminum HD Enclosure ForumUSB 2.0 Enclosure for IDE Hard Disk ForumIDE Hard Drive Won't Power Up in Enclosure ForumGigaware IDE Hard Drive Enclosure mount ForumHard drive Power from USB enclosure ForumCheap Enclosure for 4 IDE drives? ForumSelf Powered USB 2 or 1394 HDD Enclosures ? ForumIs there a quick-swappable external Firewire/ USB enclosure ? ForumExternal Firewire/ USB HD drive enclosure problem Forum[solved] silent data corruption on PATA USB enclosure Forum3 5 external usb enclosure for a diamondmax plus 9 160GB SATA/150 HDD ForumGigaware SATA / USB enclosure external HD ForumWeird USB Enclosure behaviour ForumSabrent 3.5" hard disk USB enclosure keeps crashing ForumTo RAID or not to RAID, backup advice. ForumHow to write .iso file to USB bootable Forum4 Sata HDD enclosure to network (how to) ? ForumQuiet Raid 1 External Enclosure? ForumHDD Enclosure Problem.. Can't access/missing files More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !