Fantom 2TB USB external drive configured with RAID 0 cannot power up

By larryh
Sep 30, 2011
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  1. Hello: I have a Fantom 2tb external usb drive (MDC2000) made up of two 1tb drives in a radid 0 configuration. When they powerup which the blue light turns on but the drives will not spin. The drives when removed from the case will each spin using another external usb box. Any thoughts?
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,158   +225

    "Any thoughts?"...
    Yes the MDC2000's power supply has failed, blue lights or no blue lights
  3. larryh

    larryh TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hi Tmagic650: Thanks for the reply. Is there any way to check whether the power supply is bad?
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,158   +225

    You said that the drives spin up in another enclosure... Thus, there is good evidence that the original enclosure's power supply is faulty. I'm afraid that is all that needs to be done. Enjoy your new enclosure
  5. larryh

    larryh TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks Tmagic650, I will give it a try.

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