We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Tech Helproom


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

Speaker connection via USB Hub


Biko59

Likes # 0

I have bought a pair of speakers with built in amplifier for my laptop which plug into the USB port. They work perfectly when plugged direct into the laptop, however, they don’t work when plugged in via my 4 port Powered USB 2.0 Hub. Why might this be please?

Like this post
difarn

Likes # 0

It sounds as if the speakers are not getting enough power via the powered hub or there is a conflict with other devices. Have you tried...

Connecting the powered hub to another usb socket? Connecting your speakers to the hub after boot up - or if you do this already try them plugged in before boot up.

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

Best Christmas 2014 UK tech deals, Boxing Day 2014 UK tech deals & January sales 2015 UK tech...

IDG UK Sites

Apple's 2014 highlights: the most significant Apple news of 2014

IDG UK Sites

Watch this heartwarming Christmas short by Trunk for composer John Rutter

IDG UK Sites

Ultimate iOS 8 Tips: 35 awesome and advanced tips for using iOS 8 on iPhone and iPad