powering multiple things off usb

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  1. sean_scouser

    sean_scouser Member

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    Hi quick question I am going to be using my surface i5 8gb ram 256gbhd to dj

    Will the USB power the following devices as they are all powered just by USB
    I've heard a few stories of the USB not giving certain devices enough power

    I plan on using this hub first to get 3 USB ports

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Inateck-Bus...415737163&sr=1-12&keywords=hootoo+usb+3+hub+3


    Into this I will be plugging this
    http://www.pioneer.eu/uk/products/44/1992/34209/DDJ-SR/page.html

    And the music will be coming off a WD 2 Tb hard drive USB powered

    Can any one see there being any problems with this

    Cheers
     
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    I can already tell you it won't work.
    I have the same hub and it can't work with an HD and a USB stick connected.
    unless the dj deck is powered from somewhere else
     
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    So you need more Power. either a connection to an outlet on the grid or an alternate source such as a battery pack off the grid.
     
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    Maybe I could buy a SD card save all music to that then just run the dj controller from the USB maybe , wanted to use the HD to keep space free on my surface
     
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    An SD Card reader and an external HD work for me no problem.
     
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