- on Computer/Software/Internet
- Published in issue 7/2011 on page 17
Upgrade your USB Hub
Problems can arise with USB hubs that are powered from a PC when gadgets plugged into them draw too much current. This is often the case with devices fitted with USB cables that are too long or too thin, causing voltage drop. There’s no need to scrap your old USB hub, however, if you upgrade it using this little circuit and an external power supply.