I'm trying to connect 2x 2.5" external HD using a USB to SATA converted. I found out the maximum current the Pi can provide is 1.2A for all usb ports, however I need 2A
I'm wondering if I can use the GPIO 5V output to power one of the drives, I have both a 5V 3A and a 5V 5A power source.
- Raspberry Pi 4
- +5VDC 1.0A (Seagate Barracuda 2TB)