On Saturday 30 April 2011 23:33:24 Mark Knecht wrote:
If your laptop has standard-conforming usb-ports, they will provide the pow=
needed (and spec'ed in the standard).
Actually most laptops tend to supply more then the max of the spec. The rea=
behind this is that many external hdds need more then standard power and th=
use two connectors. But on laptops both of these would be on the same power-
supply anyway and physical ports are notoriously short. So they provide mor=
power and make most hdds happy when connected with just one connector.
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