Questions tagged [usb]

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Best USB drive to run OS on

I was planning to install an OS on a USB flash drive so I can run another OS out of my classic Windows 7. I was searching for USB drives with high Read and Write speeds, but then I read on an article ...
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USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 powered hub

I'm looking for a USB hub, and learned that USB3.0 has an interference problem with 2.4GHz devices such as routers (though I don't care that much, because I have a dual-band router) and wireless mice (...
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USB-IF Certified USB 3.x SuperSpeed External Self Powered 4+ Port Hub

I'm seeking a recommendation for a USB 3.x SuperSpeed hub with the following features: USB-IF USB 3.x SuperSpeed certified. If it's certified and it doesn't work well, it's probably no fault of the ...
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3g modem that works out of the box with Linux

I want a 3g Modem. I want it to work without running the propreitary install.sh provided on the modem as a U3 disk. I want it to work with open drivers. I bought D-Link DWM-157 but it seems to need ...
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Micro USB Drive for use with Android smartphone

I recently bought a Moto X (second gen) Android smartphone. It came with 16 GB inbuilt storage, but no SD card slot. I still have a lot of storage left, but I can imagine myself running out in the ...
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Specify Output Voltage of a USB Dongle

I am looking for some device which offers an API to specify the voltage output of an USB port. So actually I want to give power to some hardware by the USB Port and I want to specify on the PC if I ...
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“All connectors hub” for an another room PC

Currently planning an new high-end PC with high-end graphics card, 4x hdd, etc... Want 0dB (silent) even under the high load, so no vent noise even from the PSU. For me the easy solution is: putting ...
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USB to parallel port converter for more than printers

I sometimes need to tweak (python) software on a PC that doesn't have a parallel port yet the live system does and the software uses it. I need some way to convince my system that it has a parallel ...
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Dumb TV or Monitor with speakers

I'm looking for a Dumb TV or basically a flat panel monitor with built in speakers. Would want it to be somewhere between 15" to 20". Just want something that I can use in my workshop shop or tote ...
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Wired USB connected foldable keyboard with mouse?

I am looking for a computer keyboard with the following three properties: It is foldable (not the soft silicon rolling type keyboards, but hard material with folding joints) or extra-small, It can be ...
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Looking for an active USB 3.2 Gen 1 (or 2) hub with at least 10 ports, half of which are USB-A and USB-C respectively

I am looking for an active USB 3.2 Gen 1 -- or preferably Gen 2 -- hub which comes with at least ten usable ports, half of which should be USB-C sockets and the other half of which should be USB-A ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Internal USB to external ethernet?

I have a Mini-ITX build, where the mobo only has one PCIe slot, but the case has two PCI brackets. I need to use the PCIe for extra SATA ports, but I would like one or more extra ethernet ports too. ...
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USB EEPROM Flash Programmer with Linux support

I bought a CH341 or similar ROM programmer (GZUT OnePro) from Ebay ages ago, but it has absolutely no Linux support whatsoever, and its Windows drivers are not WHQL which requires you to disable ...
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Looking for a contemporary device similar to what the Yoggie used to be

About ten years back there was a range of products all called Yoggie. Some of them were bigger, some of them looked like bulky USB sticks (i.e. too wide to fit other USB plugs next to them), called ...
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Is there a two-computer, multiple-port USB or KVM switch with *individual buttons* for each USB device?

I operate a two-computer setup with multiple displays and a plethora of USB devices. I have a pretty excellent KVM switch, that I'm generally very happy with; but I often need to switch the keyboard/...
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Wired USB mouse with freely spinning vertical wheel and a thumb wheel

I am looking for a mouse which can be used wired (so data transfer via USB cable is possible) which has the option of a freely spinning mouse wheel and a secondary, horizontal wheel (not buttons for ...
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High luminosity tolerant USB camera

I'm looking for a high luminosity tolerant USB camera. I'm working on a project in which I have to install a small USB camera in a surgical illumination device. The objective is to stream videos of ...
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Cheapest way to connect power, DisplayPort and two USB devices to USB-C port

Essentially I want to have a very simple docking solution for a laptop with a USB-C port, to provide power to the laptop and connect a monitor (with DisplayPort) and two input devices (with USB) to it....
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Modern equivalent of an ADATA Trio?

The ADATA Trio was a microSD to SD adapter that also had a USB interface in it, such that you would not need a USB to SD adapter. You could take off the cover and stick it into your PC's USB port. ...
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2-in-1 HDD Enclosure with Fan

I recently purchased Inland 3.5" USB 3.0 Hard Drive Enclosure with Fan. (SKU 410464). I like the $25.00 price, the sturdy full metal built chassi/case and the fact that it has a fan. It's not too bad, ...
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I'm looking for a good USB-Switch with hotkey support

Right, so I am essentially looking for something like this device to toggle which device my keyboard and mouse go to. But honestly I'm looking for a solution where I can toogle it also by pressing a ...
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Share digital audio between computers

So my situation is that I have two computers. One is my laptop that goes everywhere with me and is a sort of workhorse rig. The other is my gaming desktop rig. I have one set of USB headphones that I ...
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SD card reader with detachable cord and SD card fitting inside

mandatory: full-sized SD card does not stick out of card readers' case detachable cable (connected to card reader via micro-USB A or USC C, mini-USB B may also be acceptable) matte case without ...
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USB Type C Y-cable or KVM Switch to connect two sources to a HUB

I have got a display with an integrated USB type C hub. The keyboard and mouse are plugged into the monitor and the display is interconnected via USB type C to provide video signal, power and the USB ...
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Generic wireless USB Adapter/ Bluetooth transmitter

I recently bought a long HDMI cable to connect my PC to my TV. Works fine, but I have a corded mouse and keyboard. It works, but it is rather inconvenient to drag the cables around. I will propably ...
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Is there a device that can add efficiency to editing documents?

I teach high school English. Lots of papers to grade. Students submit electronically, through an online service; the LMS we use is, shall we say, limited. Grading essays online is extremely cumbersome ...
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External USB graphic card display adapter to VGA for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

What external USB graphic card display adapter to VGA is working with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I would like to use one similar to this one: JUA210 USB 2.0 VGA Display Adapter (https://en.j5create.com/...
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Single USB Speaker with Built-in Sound Card and Microphone

I'd like to purchase several inexpensive USB-Speaker-Microphone-Combo-Devices for all the computers at our work place. Requirements: Single Speaker - The device should have only one speaker that ...
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Adapter to use USB Flash drive as hard drive

So I'm building a budget PfSense Router and I would very much like to simply use a USB flash drive instead of a hard drive (to save money). There are plenty of SATA (Device side) -> USB (PC Side) ...
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1 USB device, 1 USB host, ability to copy/paste text

I'm working on a proof-of-concept for a project and I need a device to sit between a keyboard and a laptop/desktop. The device will have two modes: "regular mode" where it passes along all input it ...
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USB Headset: 2x circumaural with mic

Okay, so I originally posted this almost two weeks ago and it's gotten exactly zero attention. (got me a tumbleweed badge too) Surely someone knows of something, so I'll edit a bit and see if I can ...
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5V or 12V ARM board with USB3 host + USB3 OTG?

I need to find an ARM development board that can be powered with a 5V or 12V PSU. It also must have USB 3 host and USB 3 OTG. It should also have a MicroSD slot and more RAM is a good thing, but I ...
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Scale USB / Wireless / Bluetooth Connected

I am looking for a scale to use for a project. I have scoured and found some options that are mostly for weighing humans and small items as well as some fully integrated systems for inventory ...
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USB sound card with line in

I am looking for a usb sound card for my laptop. I mainly use it for my headset so it must have a mic in and a headset out. I also would like to have a line-in port on it to record with. I don't need ...