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Re: USB hard drives -- recommendations?

On Sun, 3 Feb 2019 11:01:33 +0100
Pascal Hambourg <pascal@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Le 03/02/2019 à 10:10, Curt a écrit :
> > On 2019-02-03, local10 <local10@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:  
> >>
> >> You may want to consider buying an USB HDD enclosure/cradle, like
> >> this one[1] for example, they are cheap and would allow you to use
> >> a regular internal HDD as a USB drive.  
> Note that this solution may require an external power supply.
> > What's inside an external drive if not an internal drive?  
> Sometimes, a drive with a native USB interface instead of a SATA
> interface.

I've only ever seen one of those, a Samsung external drive which is
really shirt-pocket-sized, the smallest I've ever seen. Unfortunately,
mine is failing now, and they don't make a similar type today.