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Subject: Re: V1R running on USB power possible.
From: claus (claus.news_at_schweiz.ch)
Sounds very interesting so far :-)
Is there already a page (wiki) describing the mod?
Stuart Tedford wrote:
>>So I'm thinking, why can't I connect the USB 5v to the disk
>>via a diode or something. If I use a shotky diode I could
>>deliver about 4.7 volts to the disk.
> I've done the mod now.
> I have my V1R in pieces on my desk with USB plugged in and it is working
> with my WinXP laptop. I have no batteries in it and am doing a disk
> defragment to stress test it a bit. I'm measuring 4.6 volts at the positive
> battery terminal (where I have connected the diode). The diode is slightly
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