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    Default Re: ZWO ASI120MC USB hub issues



    Try it without the hub, if you can. If Ok, add a USB extension cable(3m). Add another one, until comms fails. This will determine the maximum length you can go without a hub. That what I usually do. Some devices do not like to "share" a data cable, so try it on it's own in the beginning. Some of the newer laptops have a high power port. Check if you have one and use that.

    Another option is to use an Active USB Extender:
    https://www.tripplite.com/usb-2.0-hi...65-ft~U02620M/
    https://www.tethertools.com/product/...49-or-65-feet/
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    Default Re: ZWO ASI120MC USB hub issues

    Quote Originally Posted by KathyNS View Post
    If you have the "-S" variant of the ASI120MM, then you will be better off using the USB3 port. If it is not the -S (USB3) version, all bets are off if you use USB3 to run it. Don't try asking for tech support, because they'll tell you that that combination isn't supported.
    Thanks Kathy. Next session out I'll swap the ASCOM and ZWO ports and see if it makes any difference.
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