mp3 player vs usb flash

Discussion in 'SSDs & Data Storage' started by userjack, Sep 17, 2005.

  1. userjack

    userjack n00b

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    y is that usb flash drives work w/o batteries,
    but the mp3 players i`ve seen need to be powered on to work as usb flash drive?
     
  2. ReDgUaRd008

    ReDgUaRd008 Limp Gawd

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    The flash drive does need power but it takes the power from ur PSU when u plug in the flash drive it powers on. LOL the MP3 is a portable HDD made so u can listen to music on the go. The MP3 can but used as a portable HDD but its really just for listing music