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 Post subject: Powered USB Hub recommendations?
PostPosted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:20 pm 
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potentially the dullest topic ever on subsekt. apologies.

i need a powered USB hub because my macbook only has 2 usb ports and ideally i'd like to use 3 or 4 things. if i plug Maschine into a hub i have, nothing else (in particular the Traktor X1) can be powered by that hub.

anyone use a powered hub? there are millions to choose from, but i'd rather just go for one recommended here, used in a similar fashion. from one port, using the hub, i'd like to plug in the Maschine, traktor x1 and tr-8 (unpowered).


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 Post subject: Re: Powered USB Hub recommendations?
PostPosted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:50 pm 
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Make sure it's multi TT. Choose a reputable brand. Check Amazon reviews or something and you'll be fine.

http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/usb-techn ... 757-3.html


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 Post subject: Re: Powered USB Hub recommendations?
PostPosted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:05 am 
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the multi TT makes sense.

I got a USB hub years ago, just looked up the brand, but it's impossible to write.
Basically it's "ICICU" with the 2nd C mirrored.
Bought it at least 5 years ago, so yeah...
All I can say is that I never had any trouble with it,
and I have my APC40, my MIDI patchbay, 2 controllers,... just a lot of stuff connected to it.
Never had any trouble with it,
but I do like to say that I never used a USB sound card.
I used a firewire sound card before, and now I'm on thunderbolt.
So maybe that does make a difference, but I never had any trouble at all with too much data input or whatever.

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 Post subject: Re: Powered USB Hub recommendations?
PostPosted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:58 am 
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I'm superhappy with this one by Anker:

https://www.amazon.com/Anker-7-Port-Ada ... B014ZQ07NE

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 Post subject: Re: Powered USB Hub recommendations?
PostPosted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:10 pm 
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the Anker one i had looked at on amazon before i asked the question. will get that one. i'd seen multi TT mentioned on the NI forum, but no one explained what it was.

thanks


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