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I want to plug this into a computer via usb. What cords should i buy?

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Benjamin MOREAUProject Manager

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Hello, you have to use the mini USB port. Buy a wire "mini-USB male to USB male"

The first USB port (on the first picture) is probably to connect a disk extension, not to plug on your computer.

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Two different hd. Would same cords work
Benjamin MOREAUProject Manager
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Ah ok, for the second one, use "mini-USB male to USB male"

For the first one, use a standard usb male to standard usb male. I have to say that I've never seen USB disk with this port.It's generally reserved for USB extender.
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Benjamin MOREAUProject Manager
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I can give more detail.

For first HDD : use "USB type A male TO USB type A male " wire

For second HDD : use "USB type A male TO USB mini-type B (5pin) male" wire

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how do i plug into power. wall power supply
If you don't have the original power supply for those units, it might be simpler to take the disks out of the cases and use a usb 3 to sata adapter.  https://www.amazon.com/Anker-Portable-Adapter-Cable-Power/dp/B005B3VO24  That's assuming those are new enough units that use SATA disks.  If you have the older disks, then you may need a USB to IDE adapter.  https://www.amazon.com/AGPtek-Drive-Adapter-Converter-External/dp/B00BIE996S/ref=pd_lpo_vtph_147_bs_t_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=4K78YGM1HBSFEPA7FK3M&dpID=41QU-wSkHvL&preST=_SY300_QL70_&dpSrc=detail

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thanks for cord assistance

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