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USB to PS/2 converter

I have a USB wired keyboard and wireless Mouse with a USB receiver. Almost every USB port I have is used, so I wanted to relieve the ports of some burden by transfering my keyboard and mouse to PS/2 ...
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I need a USB Bluetooth Hub with a decent range

I need a USB Bluetooth Hub that has a range of at least 30 feet. It should have low latency, at least 3 USB ports, little to no loss of input, and should have great quality with a decent price. The ...
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Is There A USB Keyboard With A 9ft Cable?

I have a computer connected to a TV that currently uses a wireless keyboard (Microsoft Wireless 3000 v2.0). Generally it works fine for basic things like Netflix where there isn't much input, however, ...
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Custom in-desk panel

I would like to get rid of cable clutter and enhance my desk. However, I'm struggling to find the components for making it work. What I would like to do is including ports in the table, mainly ...
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USB Cable. Can the function of data colors vary depending on the country?

I saw a post with the pinout of a USB cable with Green for Data(-) and White for Data(+). After warning about this polarization, the author of the post wrote: The function of data colors may vary ...
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Does anyone know of an HDMI splitter that strips HDCP 2.2?

I am working on a project that requires the use of an HDMI USB capture device, but because of HDCP 2.2, all captured video is just showing up black. I have read that some HDMI splitters can strip HDCP ...
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KVM Switch to handle USB-C, Video & Power

I'm trying to set up the following: two computers (MBP15 w/ USB-C and a desktop) that feed into one monitor and share USB peripherals (mouse, keyboard, hub, etc). I've found a few switches that seem ...
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Worst webcam and microphone

I want the worst (160x120 res or lower preferably) webcam and mic combination possible. I would hope the webcam would be cheap. On top of that, is there any way I can passively make them worse (ex. ...
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Docking station that connects via both USB 3 and USB C, has various video interface ports

I'm looking for a docking station that works with my current laptop (HP Pavilion 15-AY013NR) but will also work with a new laptop. The current one has USB 2/3 ports and no USB C, but I expect the new ...
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USB-C cord with tight contact

I have noticed that many USB charging cables get disconnected from the phone (or sometimes the charger) rather easily. I am looking for the opposite: a USB-C to USB-C, or USB-C to USB-A cable, that ...
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Thunderbolt 3 dock with USB 2.0 (*not* USB 3) controller

I have a MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 3 ports, to which I want to connect an Allen & Heath digital mixing desk via USB to be able to capture multi-channel audio. This desk uses isochronous mode ...
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I'm looking for a 1080p good quality camera which I can also use as a “webcam” and which has a lense with a manual focus

I'm interested in getting a real camera which also works as a webcam (i.e. which I can connect to my computer through USB or Network for things like a Zoom or Skype call). The camera should have: ...
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USB 3.1 splitter Type C (male) to 2x Type A (male)

Because the default power of USB 3.1 is at max. 4,5 Watt I thought I could use a splitter or Y cable for that. The idea is that one USB-A male connector transfers the data (10 Gbit) and power and the ...
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Connect USB keyboard to bluetooth

I have an USB keyboard here, and I would like to connect it on bluetooth to other devices (mostly to android phones/phablets/tablets). Yes, I know that buying a bluetooth keyboard would be more simple ...
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Share a many-channel USB sound card between several stereo computers?

Roughly the opposite of a USB hub, made possible by the application-specific details. I have a digital audio mixer that, in addition to the analog I/O, also offers 18 channels each direction on USB 2....
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What multi-port wall USB-chargers exist which support QC 3.0?

I'm looking for a US wall-plug charger which supports Qualcomm Quick Charging 3.0 (QC 3.0) or later The trouble is that while there a re many chargers with one QC 3.0 port, and other 5V 2.1A ports, I ...
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Connect one USB headset to two devices, playing both sounds simultaneously

I would like to connect one USB Headset to two separate computers, hearing the audio of both at the same time. USB Switches exist, however they only allow one computer to control the headset at a time....
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USB voltmeter, the other way around

I would like to find a device that: Plugs into the wall outlet. Plugs into a USB connection to a computer. Measures the voltage in the wall outlet. Reports the voltage to the computer, presumably as ...
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USB (A or C) to TOSLINK Adapter for Linux

I am searching for a USB (A or C male) to TOSLINK Adapter (female) in order to keep my audio signal digital as long as possible. What is important that I do not need to install specific drivers (this ...
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Want small USB flash memory drive with micro USB connector

I tend to use [this sort of thing] as non-volatile storage for Raspberry Pis.(https://www.aliexpress.com/item/33000041651.html) I want something similar for a Raspberry Pi Zero with a micro-USB ...
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Hub with USB-A uplink and USB-C ports

My PC only has USB-A ports. I want a hub which I can connect (so it needs USB-A connection) and which provides both USB-A and USB-C ports. I do not need any of the fancy optional features USB-C can ...
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USB switch for monitors

I have a notebook PC with 2 micro-USB Type C ports and no other video output, and a PC with DVI and HDMI. I have two other monitors, both of them have HDMI, DVI, and VGA ports, and if I recall ...
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A passive USB KM switch for 2 or 4 devices with hotkey support and no disconnect

Just for context, I am currently using an Aten US424-AT switch. The scenario is to switch between a main machine (always powered on) and at least one other. On occasion there'd be more than one other, ...
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A USB C device with Pass-through Data between devices and External Charger

Is there a device that allows two or more connected USB devices to communicate, yet their power be supplied by an external source (such as a USB power bank or charger). I tried to make this ...
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USB-C male to 2 female inside

I want a USB-C male connector to use my Qi tag charger and also have one USB port free to use with the regular charger without unplugging the Qi tag. I can't find a good splitter for USB-C. I found ...
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USB C 3.1 Mini PC capable of running Linux

I have an MBP for work. I want to have a dedicated development environment for private projects to not mess up my work setup. Also, I wanna run Linux (just Ubuntu something). The MBP is currently ...
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USB-C Hub (4+ USB-C ports) for desktop

Looking for a desktop hub (ie. designed to sit permanently on a desk, not get thrown in my laptop bag) that provides 4+ USB-C ports. There seem to be very few USC-C hubs around and they're all ...
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USB Type-C Switch for Monitor Sharing between PCs

I want to share a pair of Dell S2719DC 27" QHD (2560 x 1550 @ 59 Hz) resolution USB-C monitors between two 2018 MacBook Pros. The MacBooks dual-boot to run either MacOS 10.15 Catalina and Windows 10 (...
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Is there an adapter to convert my USB internet dongle to Ethernet RJ45 male

I have a USB dongle for the internet. I want to use the internet in LAN RJ45 mode for my application. Instead of buying a costly router (~1500 Rs) for the conversion, can I buy a converter or any ...
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Want recommendations for new Laser Color Printer for Ubuntu 18.04+

My current printer is an HP Color LaserJet 2550L. It has worked great for a long time, but now it decided to not print at all anymore. I'm not too sure why that would be but I have been having more ...
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Looking for USB-C hub with USB-C port for Power Delivery *and* USB-C port for video output

I'm looking for a USB-C hub/dongle with two USB-C ports that support Power Delivery charging and USB-C 4K video output. I'm connecting my 16" MBP to an LG 4K monitor via a USB-C to DisplayPort cable; ...
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Bluetooth headphones that can be used with usb

I am looking for headphones with decent audio quality like Bose QuietComfort, but because I talk occasionally I need good microphone quality, therefore I need to be able to use to headphones via usb (...
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A Simple USB-C Thunderbolt Splitter Capable of Charging and Outputting Video?

I'm wondering if there exists any kind of splitter USB-C splitter that allows for charging and Thunderbolt display through a single port. I know they have this for splitters the take a USB-C ...
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Looking for an extremely compact USB-C WiFi adapter

I am looking for a USB-based WiFi adapter which should be extremely compact, that is not much bigger than the USB-C connector it's based on. It needn't be able to reach more than 2-3 meters with ...
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Car Radio with Android

I'm searching for a Car Radio with Android as a complete system. The Car Radio should support USB-Debugging via the PC. Is there such a Car Radio? Thanks.
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Sata to USB3 Cable - Data Only, no power

I'm trying to find a type of cable, that will let me connect a hard drive's data line to USB3 The drives are 3.5, and I hope to supply their power with a dedicated PSU, all the Sata to USB cables I ...
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Wire for old device

First off my apologies if this in the wrong forum, I'm not quite sure where to post this. My boss is asking me to pull data (if possible) from the device in the picture below but I have no idea what ...
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USB DAC with Parametric EQ?

For a while now, I've had a 10-band graphic EQ as an ALSA output device on a Raspberry Pi (https://scribles.net/enabling-equalizer-on-raspberry-pi-using-alsa-equal-plugin/), to try and correct my ...
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need adapter between PCIe device and USB receptacle for Linux

For my Linux laptop, I want high-frequency-band Wi-Fi (around 5GHz) for a USB 2.0 port, but I haven't found an adapter that's Linux-ready out of the box; I've looked. Since recompiling reputedly takes ...
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Cheap 6x6 (or better) USB 2.0 matrix switch

I am looking for a device which is able to route at least six arbitrary USB 2.0 inputs to at least six arbitrary USB 2.0 outputs (6x6 matrix). It should have an interface like ethernet or RS-232 to ...
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Monitor with USB Hub for two computers [duplicate]

I started working from home, and would like to have a convenient way to connect my work laptop to my desktop setup. That is a mouse, keyboard and one monitor. Preferably I would just need to plugin a ...
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How to connect USB peripheries to USB Hub on monitor and desktop PC without unplugging?

I have a USB-C screen (Lenovo ThinkVision P27H) which I want to connect my laptop to, so that I just need one wire for charging and video. The screen also features a USB hub, which is why I would like ...
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USB cable that would mirror USB signals to multiple devices

I have a program that sends data to a USB port in order to configure connected device. I have been wondering if it's possible to copy a single signal to multiple devices. For example, this program ...
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Cheap USB keypad with media keys or programmable USB buttons

I'd like to get a separate small USB device that I can use to control my media player. Basically if it could send standard media keys, it would be good. It would stand on my desk, next to my keyboard ...
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Suggest me 3m Micro to A-Type USB and Type-C to A-Type USB cable with not less than USB 3 and with not less than 2A support

Suggest me 3m Micro to A-Type USB and Type-C to A-Type USB cable with not less than USB 3 with not less than 2A support. I tried to find these but didn't find anywhere.
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Trying to find a USB-C to ~4x USB-A hub that is fully powered from upstream power delivery

Finding a USB hub that does what I need is more challenging than I expected! The fundamental issue here is that the laptop (Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1) gets very hot when it's charging. So hot that ...
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Is it better to buy OTG host hub with type-C or micro type-B if I have B and C compatible devices?

I could buy type-B USB OTG host hub like this (4th selection) and type-B female/type-C male. But do I need some special adapter which supports OTG? Or maybe it's better to buy type-C OTG host hub?
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Can I install USB 3.0 USB bracket if my motherboard does not support USB 3.0?

I have Gigabyte GA-H61M-S motherboard and it does not support USB 3.0. My computer case has USB and Audio module but, its not working anymore. So, I am thinking to replace it with a good quality ...
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USB LAN/RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet Network Adapter which also serves as a USB 3.0 Hub

My laptop only has WiFi connection, but I've been successfully using AX88179 (USB3.0 to 10/100/1000M Gigabit Ethernet Controller) for a few years now. Yet as soon as my Internet connection became ...
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USB-C hub with USB-C ports

I'm looking for a USB type C / Thunderbolt hub that offers several (minimum 2, but ideally more) USB-C ports, with at least one capable of charging. I've seen some of the suggestions on this similar ...

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