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post #1 of 2 Old 12-29-2012, 09:46 AM - Thread Starter
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Hi there, I have a Verizon QIP7216 which has a SATA input. I also have an older WD My Book World external drive which has Ethernet and USB 2.0 ports. Is it possible to expand the DVR capacity by connecting the drive using a USB to SATA adaptor? Or do I need to have a drive with a SATA port? Thank you
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You need a SATA drive. The USB-to-SATA adapters work in the other direction.. for attaching a SATA drive to a computer without a SATA port. Or you could pull the drive out of the WD enclosure and put it in one that has a sata port.

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