I have a Plextor 712UF external drive connected via a USB 2 cable. I was wondering if there was any way to power down this drive when my computer goes into standby and then have the power come back on when the computer wakes up.
No. There is an ON/OFF switch on the back of your drive and that's it. There is no way you can make your PX-712UF go into standby mode.
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