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What USB hub to get?


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I think I need one now as I have six devices and I need to turn them off when playing other games.

 

Been reading some other posts about the each usb slot needs to have 5 amps?

 

The six items so I have connected.

X2 mfd controllers.

Throttle.

Flight stick.

BBI-32 button controller.

BBI-64 button controller.

 

 

I was looking at this for £23

http://www.orico.cc/goods.php?id=4935

 

Thanks for any advice :)

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I really like this one: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HL7Z46K/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

 

It has two power switches to power 6X2 USB 2 ports. So long as the USB hub has it's own power and is from a reputable vendor, you probably can't go wrong.

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I just bought a passively powered USB 3 hub and plugged it into a USB 3 port.

 

I've had a powered USB 2.0 hub which had problems powering e.g. a TM Cougar, 2 MFD's and pedals.

 

The external power didn't really help for some reason, but once I've passively connected it to the USB 3.0 port on the monitor, the problems were gone.

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