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Does this thing accept USB OTG?

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I'm about to order a 10.5 LTE version but need confirmation that OTG is working.

Does it give enough power to get a 500GB HDD spinning up and running? Or will I need an external power source?

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you mean SDD ??
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you mean SDD ??
No, a regular Western Digital "My Passport" USB HDD.

My Nexus 5 provides enough power without needing a y-cable/external power. But thats probably because it has a snapdragon 800 chipset.

The Tab S uses an Exynos 5 so I'm worried it won't be able to power up the drive.

Anyone tried a USB HDD with the tab S?

Many thanks in advance
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