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Seagate 1TB 2.5" External Hard Drive - RPi Tested

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Seagate 1TB 2.5" External Hard Drive - RPi Tested
Seagate 1TB 2.5" External Hard Drive - RPi Tested
Seagate 1TB 2.5" External Hard Drive - RPi Tested
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Powering using separate USB hub?
I appreciate that you have tested this drive powered directly from the Pi and worked. However, you also recommend to power it independently using a USB HUB. Please can you recommend such a hub from your own stock. Also I gather that an additional cable would be needed? SOmething like the 'WDLabs - PiDrive cable'? (currently out of stock) Thanks
  • You will struggle to power two HDD's directly from the Pi's USB ports. A powered hub would be recommended.
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  • Thanks for the response. Apologies if you have already answered this in the above: would running two HDDs still be fine powered only by the Pi? (Thinking of setting up redundant storage etc)
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  • Firstly, with the Pi3, the USB ports output 1A now, so there really is no need for a powered HUB anymore, providing you have a decent 2.5A power supply for the Pi. However if you do want to use a HUB then ou have a couple of options.

    1. Simply use a powered USB hub, like this one - - No additional cable is required.
    2. Use a USB Y splitter which splits the data and power lines, like this - - Then you can use an additional micro USB power supply to directly power the HDD.
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Is this an SSD or HDD?
Sorry to ask a stupid question, but is this an SSD or a HDD?
  • HDD
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Hi , I would like to ask the exact model of the hard drive.
In paricullar i would like o know the PN number and the model number. Thank you in advance. Looking forward to your answer!!
Dimitrios Georgoulas
  • STEA1000400
    PN: 1TEAP2-570
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The Seagate 1T 2.5" External Hard Drive has been tested for compatibility on the Raspberry Pi, and is compact and perfect for on-the-go hacking or media centre storage!
For best results, we recommend that you connect any hard drives via a USB Hub, which will ensure the stability of your system. Setup is simple and straightforward; simply connect the single USB cable to a spare USB port and follow our short tutorial on how to install an external hard drive on the Raspberry Pi. The drive is powered from the USB cable, we've tested it with the Raspberry Pi on both Raspian and XBMC, and had no problems at all!
  • 1TB storage space
  • Hot Swap Function
  • USB powered
  • Drag and drop file saving, right out of the box
  • Fast data transfer with USB 3.0 connectivity (USB 2.0 Backward Compatible)
  • Instantly add more storage capacity to your computer
  • Take large files with you on-the-go
  • Sleek designed storage solution for all your photos, music, videos and documents
  • 2 year limited warranty
  • Height:  15.5mm
  • Width:  81.1mm
  • Length:  122.3mm
  • Weight: 0.17kg


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How to install a Hard Drive on Raspian

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