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Glossary of Technical Terms

Power eSATA

 

 

Typically, eSATA storage devices require two connections to a host computer: a data connection, through an eSATA cable, as well as a power connection that is typically acheived through an adapter or extra USB cable. The Power eSATA port (also referred to as "eSATA/USB combo port")  combines the data and power connections into a single cable.