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SATA hotpluggable as NHP?

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Is it possible to use hotpluggable SATA harddiscs where SATA NHP is needed, as example built into an PC? The other way around is clear for me that it's not possible.
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SATA, by definition and specification is hot swap technology. You can plug in power and/or the data cable in any order at any time, whether a drive is in a hot swap carrier or not.

Just don't do anything stupid and be dancing on the carpet during this time.
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Why does SATA then come with NHP (none hot-Swap) harddiscs?
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So they can charge you more for a hot-swap upgrade. (A hot swap enclosure costs more to make because there are more components, and they are more convenient, so people usually pay the money).

It is that simple.
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