elgato tv on a usb hub

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by sanzu3, Sep 18, 2007.

  1. sanzu3 macrumors regular

    sanzu3

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    I use an elgato TV tunner on my mbp which is great, but its a bore pluggin it in everytime i need. It just occured to me that if I get a usb hub for my apple extreme (I have an external drive plugged into its usb port at the moment) could I just leave the tunner plugged into that all the time?

    has anyone tried it ?
     
  2. pjarvi macrumors 65816

    pjarvi

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    Round Lake, IL
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    I have an EyeTV EZ plugged into a 4-port hub that also has my camera, 1 external hard drive, and my iPod dock plugged into it. I've had no problems whatsoever. The hub is connected to my MacBook and I haven't had any problems with putting the laptop to sleep, either.

    Just make sure you use a powered USB2.0 hub.
     
  3. sanzu3 thread starter macrumors regular

    sanzu3

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    excellent - nowI just need to find a decent looking powered hub
     

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