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Recommendations for powered hub?

Tue Jul 19, 2016 11:46 pm

I'm finding that my 2 wired Xbox 360 game controllers and usb (Keyrah interface) keyboard are simply drawing too much power from my 3amp supply to keep the Raspberry PI 3 from complaining. (the dreaded rainbow of despair).

Can someone recommend a good (and hopefully inexpensive) powered USB hub that will fit inside my current project? (A VIC20 case) Something that has treated you well?


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Re: Recommendations for powered hub?

Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:13 am

I don't know about the "fit inside" part, nor do I know what level you consider to be "inexpensive", but this: is the model of hub I use with Pis when I need a powered hub.

Something to check on, though, is the quality of the cable you're using with your PSU. The problem may mot be the PSU at all.

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