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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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USB3.0 RAID 1 enclosure that can be connected to my new router

I have wanted to set up a NAS for ages. I recently moved house and had to buy a new fibre modem/router. It has two USB 3.0 ports, and it'll be switched on all the time, so I figured it might be a low ...
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Any A/B switch to use a Dell docking station in two computers? Or any other solution?

I have a Dell D6000 docking station that provide me access to all my devices, including power to my laptop, I want to have the ability to switch the docking station to a second laptop without the need ...
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State of eGPUs for laptops in late 2019

I want to upgrade my laptop to have an external GPU. What's the state of things in late 2019? I would prefer not to remove my WiFi card. Does such a thing exist for USB-C as well? My laptop has a ...
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USB to rs232 adapter

I have 6 Prolific rs232-USB adapters that are connected to a windows 10 box. I can retrieve information about each of them with Python. However, they look identical except 'LOCATION'. There is a field ...
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ad hoc usb wifi

Hopefully simple query: I am looking for a USB wifi adapter that supports ad hoc networking in Windows 10. Can anyone recommend a solution? I don't really care which vendor and don't need high ...
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Linux compatible 433 MHz USB sensor - Telldus alternative

I'm looking for a 433 MHz compatible hardware (USB-connected) that can be used under Linux. The goal is to log temperature data from various 433 MHz sensors. Telldus used to have a TellStick DUO ...
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USB to Epson TM-u295 (RS232 connection)

I am attempting to connect my TM-u295 (the printer) directly to a usb port on my computer acting as a COM port through a female 25 pin connection in the back of the printer. So Computer(USB COM ...
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USB-sized board for running USB exploits

I'm looking for a USB-sized board to build a USB exploitation tool. I'm looking to build something similar to a Bash Bunny or a Rubber Ducky. Requirements: is a pre-built board (prefered) or chip ...
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Are there USB Splitters in existence that I allow me to choose where the power goes based on program?

Okay so, I have a device that has one usb port. This port only has enough power for one of my usb devices at a time. I would like to get a splitter to support two usb devices. However is it possible ...
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USB memory stick with real-time auditing

There are several black boxes with just a USB socket and I'd like to find out which data they read from a USB memory stick when plugged-in in real time. A plus would be if I could hook-in like a ...
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Is there a USB-C hub for USB-C power input and USB-C display output?

I got a new laptop (ThinkPad X1 Carbon) but it only has one USB-C port. I also have a USB-C portable monitor (Asus ZenScreen) that gets its power and data through the single port USB-C connection to ...
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Are there USB hubs that connect to an Ethernet port?

I'm wondering whether such a device exists. The following shows what I'm asking about: +----------+ +---------+ | | | +<----> USB #1 | Computer +<-----...
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CAC and PIV card reader and writer?

I'm working on a project that needs a test rig for reading and writing CAC and PIV cards. DoD is moving from CAC to PIV, but we still may need CAC for testing. Searching the web and Amazon is ...
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I2C/SPI USB host ic

I am searching for a USB host chip for connecting a keyboard to an Arduino. For this project, because most if not all i/o pins will be used (maybe 3-4 left), I want the chip to be able to communicate ...
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Recommendation for a mini waterproof USB infrared webcam for Raspberry Pi

Could anyone recommend a mini (approx. 2mm x 2mm) waterproof USB infrared webcam for Raspberry Pi. This will be used for aquatic life monitoring. Any suggestions would be appreciated as well.
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USB dongle for bluetooth keyboard with keyboard driver

I’m looking for device that will allow to connect my Bluetooth keyboard to any computer – it should be like a bridge between keyboard and send keyboard keys via USB so no driver is needed. On receiver ...
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Microcontroller that can update firmware from a hosted or OTG USB FS flash drive

I'm developing a data logger that I'd like to be field upgradable from a USB flash drive. So I'm looking for an ARM Cortex (M0, M0+, M3, or ??) based microcontroller with USB Host or OTG capability ...
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USB to ASCII keyboard converter

I am trying to build a homemade 8-bit computer and I want it to be able to plug in a USB keyboard instead of designing my own one. I am searching for a device that I would plug a USB keyboard in and ...
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HDMI/DP PC to USB-C Thunderbolt 3 Monitor

This is 2019. Is there any adapter that can display the video signal of a HDMI/DP device like a tv-box, PC or Notebook to a thunderbolt 3 Display? The other way around doesn't count. Edit: My fault ...
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USB to RS-422 opto isolated converter

I have to test an inertial measurement unit that uses RS-422 communication standard. I will use a Raspberry Pi with a touchscreen that needs the latest Raspbian, which is the Debian(buster), that as ...
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USB WIreless adapter for Kali Linux VirtualBox

I am in desperate need of a wireless adapter for Kali Linux. I run Kali Linux version 2019.2 on VirtualBox on a MacBook Air. Any recommendations for a wireless adapter I can find (an have it shipped ...
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Docking station and/or KVM switcher that connects with USB C *or* with Thunderbolt?

On my desk at home I have: 4K monitor (Dell Ultrasharp U2718Q) MacBook Pro (Retina, 15 inch, Mid-2015) (running 10.11.6 if it matters) HP ZBook 15 G3 (running Windows 10) for work Plus, a keyboard (...
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Where to buy a USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 or Gen 2 cable capable of carrying 3 Amps?

First as a remainder, this norm is only available with a USB type C connector. And in reality, it’s rather not a unique standard but 3: USB 3.2 Gen 1 at 5 Gbps (SuperSpeed USB which means same ...
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Extreme longevity read-only flash storage

I'm looking for a flash storage solution that combines highest achievable read durability with the lowest price. Low speeds and relatively small capacity (1 GB minimum) are acceptable. I'm looking to ...
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USB ports as replacement of laptop slim DVD bay?

One of my customers owns an Asus X500L laptop and wants more USB ports. As this laptop is a consumer one, it doesn't have an ExpressCard slot. I hoped I would easily find an USB hub that I could put ...
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USB 2.0 Flashdrive with a Write speed of at least 16MBps

I need a USB 2.0 Flash drive that can do a write speed of at least 16MBps. This flash drive will be used to test another device for its recording capabilities, the benchmark for the USB is listed as ...
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USB-C Splitter for Audio

I've searched far & wide and I can only assume there is nothing or it's impossible. Is there such thing as a USB-C splitter that two USB-C earphones/headphones can connect to, that then connects ...
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USB 3.0 hub that will allow connecting two 4TB bus-powered external hard drives

Please recommend a USB 3.0 hub that can definitely power 2 external USB 3.0 bus-powered 4TB hard drives at the same time. Many USB 3.0 hubs claim to be able to do this, but each one I've tried (and ...
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Single PCIe card with 10GbE (10 gbit Ethernet) and USB port(s)?

Is there a single card, preferably x4 at most (although 3.0 x2 is possible too) which has a 10GbE Ethernet and one or more USB ports? (In theory this is solvable by Thunderbolting it but that's ...
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Windows USB dongle for LoRa/LoRaWan and BT5/BLE

I want to play around with LoRa/LoRaWan and BT5/BLE on an ESP32. I would like to pair the ESP32 with my Windows laptop and do some server side development on the laptop. Can you recommend a cheap ...
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USB-C splitter to USB-C video and USB data

I want a hub/splitter/device that takes input: one usb-c in (with displayport alternate mode) output 1: one usb-c video out (displayport alternate mode) output 2: one or more data outputs (can be ...
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USB-C Hub with Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI 2.0, USB 3.0, and charging USB-C port. Is it possible?

I have been looking for a USB-C hub with Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI 2.0, USB 3.0 and a charging USB-C port. However, I couldn’t find one. I wonder if USB-C could deliver this. Is it possible?
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USB Security / Mounting / Authentication

I have few questions regarding Pen-drive security. 1. Is there any way to, prevent a pen-drive, to stop detecting on random system. I want to detect my pen-drive on a particular system. Please, ...
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4TB-5TB External portable USB bus-powered hard drive that does not use SMR technology

Are there any currently manufactured 4TB-5TB external portable USB bus-powered hard drives that do not use Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) technology? I would like to avoid SMR hard drives because ...
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USB-C Hub with PD and DP Alt Mode

I have been looking for a USB C hub that is able to charge via PD whilst at the same time taking the video signal from the port and offering it on a separate USB C port on the hub. However after weeks ...
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Connect Desktop & Laptop to USB C Laptop Docking Station to Utilize Desktop Monitors for Both

I have an ASUS M32CD Desktop (Core i5, 8GB DDR4, 1TB, Windows 10) with Keyboard and Mouse and I want to connect to my desktop monitors using a Hiearcool USB C Hub,USB-C Laptop Docking Station,11 in 1 ...
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Inner or virtual sound-card as USB external

I need to provide my SoC device (or just a Linux device as a prototype) as an external USB soundcard. Is it possible? Can I turn it through Alsa or pulse-audio? It would be great to get advice or ...
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Ethernet hub with multiple NICs

In my project, I need multiple subnets and hence was looking for a usb to ethernet hub, where there are many RJ45 ports and each has its own MAC address. There are ofcourse usb to ethernet devices, ...
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Connect a switch to my PC for a buzzer type of app

I want to write an app that assesses your reflexes. Basically it makes a sound you have to punch a target and the programme tells you your reaction time. I am not sure what to use for the target part. ...
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Sharing USB device over ethernet to virtual machine

I need to control some USB smartcard readers from a virtual machine (linux), can you recommend a device with good drivers to let the VM see the physical USB devices connected like a physical computer?