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Questions tagged [usb]

Universal Serial Bus; an interface standard for connecting computers and electronic devices for communication and charging.

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How to troubleshoot printing to multiple printers connected via USB in Windows 10

I have two printers (one Canon, one Brother) attached to my home computer by USB. After printing to one printer, even if there is a long pause, if I print to the other one, I get one of two problems: ...
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Will a powered USB 3.0 Hub handle multiple (7-10) WD Passport 4TB Ext. HDDs?

I have a Core i5 PC that is a dedicated Plex server and it has plenty of USB ports (for now) but I don't think the ports supply enough power for 4 or more 4tb ext. HDDs as I had 1 HDD die on me and ...
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Accidentally pulled out the usb while writing to disk

So i have this USB drive. I was copying something to it. While I tried to remove it safely, it showed still writing to disk. I pulled it out by mistake and now it's not working. If I plug it on ...
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USB connected mouse stops working randomly

Lately my mouse stops working all of the time and then starts working for a bit again. This is the same no matter what mouse or USB port I use. I have searched stack overflow for a solution but found ...
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Music quality playing from USB on a stereo getting lower over time

Said stereo is a new purchase at a small club (about 100 m^2). Checked USB sticks I know of that the problem seems to occur are Sandisk Cruzer Blade 16 GB, Sandisk Cruzer Ultra and Kingstone. Every ...
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Virtualbox not detecting USB devices on both Linux and Windows Guest OSs

I am running Virtualbox Version 6.0.4 r128413 on Windows 10 host 64bit. The problem is that plugged-in USB devices are available in USB filters yet none of them are being available in any guest OS(...
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Safe? ..Using a Y USB cable to power a dash cam from 2 power sources [on hold]

I would like to power a dashcam from 2 power sources (the car cig lighter & battery pack) using a Y-USB cable (1 female - 2 male). I would connect my dash cam to the female end. Then plug one of ...
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Running a 5v motor off a desktop usb port

I'm attempting to power a 5v motor using a usb port from my desktop. The issue I'm facing is the port not supplying enough power. Instead of providing stable 5V, it provides a lower amount and does it ...
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Linux USB joystick no output

I'm trying to use an USB dongle which allows you to connect a RC transmitter to use in simulators. It is seen as a joystick by the computer. When I plug it, it seems to be detected. dmesg output: [ ...
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4" cable used in USB 2.high speed compliance testing [on hold]

Why is a 4 inch cable used for high speed testing instead of the max 5m cable used for full speed testing? Is it for impedance matching?
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Power off HW - Restart HW

In a hardware and software project. I write on a USB storage and to take into account the writing, I have to turn off the USB port and after restarting it. In reality, it's not USB storage, but the ...
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Powering External Raid disk via USB

I want to buy external RAID 2.5" drive. I am looking at Lacie Rugged RAID Pro: https://www.lacie.com/www-content/datasheets/pdfs/rugged-raid-proDS1975-2-1805US-en_GB.pdf They state, that it can only ...
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Do Thunderbird 3-to-USB 3.1 Type-C adapters/converters for external hard drives exist?

MSI GE73 7RD Raider has an USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C port and 3x USB 3.0 Type-A (no idea about the gen) ports, but no Thunderbolt ports of any kind. My desktop should eventually have an USB Type-C. Not to ...
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Issue with USB device and VirtualBox

I am new to VirtualBox and Linux. My configuration: Host: VirtualBox 5.2.12 on Windows 10 Guest: Xubuntu I have a PYNQ-Z2 board connected via USB to my computer. While in Windows I can see the ...
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USB mouse is not accurate - act like it has a delay

I have B450 AORUS M mother board, RTX2070 gpu and ryzen CPU and fully working USB mouse. Ive tried it with other PC. All drivers (bios etc) are up to date and all other stuff working well. But my ...

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