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HDD Docking for Copy Data [Read/Write] without PC

by aant3 / August 31, 2014 10:11 PM PDT

Hi all, there is hdd docking can be used to copy data to another disk with read/write without using PC ?
So, when we copy data from HDD1 to HDD2, and all old data on HDD2 is still in there after copy from HDD1.

Thanks

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Yes
by Kees_B Forum moderator / August 31, 2014 10:15 PM PDT

For example: www.startech.com/HDD/Duplicators/?page=all

Kees

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Umm...
by samkh / August 31, 2014 10:54 PM PDT

A duplicator is just that. All data on HDD2 is erased and replaced with data from HDD1.

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Re: umm
by Kees_B Forum moderator / August 31, 2014 11:29 PM PDT
In reply to: Umm...

I now see I had the request wrongly.

The OP wants to copy files (he doesn't say if he means all files or only certain files) from hdd A to hdd B without erasing the existing content of hdd B (but he doesn't say what should happen if a certain filename form A already exists in B, because that would make it copy all without deleting anything).
Then indeed a duplicator isn't the tool the use. I think the only tool is a PC.

Kees

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That's going to take some compute power.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 1, 2014 1:07 AM PDT
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Format HDD2
by datatracklabsltd / September 4, 2014 7:58 PM PDT

It's thought to me that format HDD2 and thereafter copy data from HDD1 and extract it in HDD2, if the issue is still remaining, contact an expert to take better suggestion.

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Re: format HDD2
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 4, 2014 8:32 PM PDT
In reply to: Format HDD2

Since the OP wants to keep the existing data in HDD2, formatting it seems a bad idea.

Kees

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