A peak inside the Black Box

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Handinon

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Oct 1, 2014
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I ran across this neat little program that gives a graphical "Tree" hierarchy of what's going on with your USB ports -
https://www.uwe-sieber.de/usbtreeview_e.html

It runs without installation. Here's two views of my laptop -

Audio2DJ.jpg

SL2.jpg

My laptop has 4 USB ports, but I wanted to make sure my sound card is on a USB port that is not being shared. By highlighting a device, I can also see that my NI Audio 2 DJ is drawing 270ma, and my Rane SL2 is drawing 300ma, both well within the 500ma limitation of a USB 2.0 port.
 
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