Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Rushden, Northants
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If the drive is powered by a powered USB hub, it will work, it just hasn't got the grunt to power the drive by itself.
We use a Belkin powered hub for just these situations, although the new tablets can take 64gb or more in USB sticks so we can take as much as we need on them.