Jim wrote: > To get a hub to work with all devices, hubs must have their own power > source externally. > Hubs that get there power source from the computer are the ones that > give you problems, because of voltage drop across the cable to computer. > Considering the amount of current we are talking about, I do not think voltage drop is a problem. On the other hand, with a bus powered hub, all the devices, plus the hub itself, are limited to the max current of the port you are plugged into. A limit of 500ma/port is common, but it could be less. Voltage drop = current x resistance .5v = 500ma x 1 ohms. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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