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Old 02-28-2010, 06:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Was not sure where to put this so I put it here...

I've got an external drive case that I bought some time ago... Its got to plug-ins on the end, one for USB and the other looks somewhat like an **S-VIDEO** plug, but its a bit different. I'm assuming that this is to power it up some how but I do not have the cable for it. I need to use it now and I got it so long ago that I have no idea if it even came with one or if it did where I would have put it .

Any one know what this cable is or is called?
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Could you take a picture of it and post it up here?
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Old 02-28-2010, 06:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah I found what it is... Its a 6 pin power supply +12V - +5V Plug like the pic attatched. Any one have any idea where one of these could be bought? I tried ebay but they are all in Hong Kong and I need one tomorrow ~shrug~...

Well I was going to post a picture but it does not look like I can...
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Upload the pic to imageshack then post it.

Some desktop PSUs have 6 pin connectors?
Do you mean like that?


Or is it an AUX connector like this? (God forbid)

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Is the plug round and look like a s-video connection?

Does it look like the connection right above the on/off switch?
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It looks like this:



I have found them on eBay but I really need to try to buy one locally today...
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You could try a local computer shop or Best Buy if you have one close.
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Nope no one locally has one... it astounds me that these are on eBay like flies, even USA places, but I cant buy one locally. And places wonder why no one shops locally any more, this is a perfect example of why.

Thanks for the ideas though it is appreciated...

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