Expand the USB header

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by canadian_divx, Oct 20, 2004.

  1. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    does anyone know of a device that can expand the USB header on the mother board to be more than one slot, this person got a soyo amd 64 POS and it only had one usb header. is there something i can plug into that on the motherboard that will give me more than one?
     
  2. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    I don't believe so but they could get a USB hub and then you can hook more then 1 device in at a time. :)
     
  3. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    i would do that if it was an option but this is compleatly internal. no actual USB port just the pins
     
  4. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    how many PCI slots? Could add USB card there maybe? Or alternatively if you get a neat (IE small) hub you could, I am sure, butcher it and chop off the plug to add individual jumper plugs to the lead to attach to the mobo and then secure it somewhere (although now I am puzzled why you want a hub INSIDE the case :confused: )
     
  5. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    Ok what your describing is the way it's suppose to be. :) You would take an included (I guess a cheap mobo might not include one) USB card and just connect it to the USB pins on the mobo and then viola you have USB ports. :)

    *edit* - this is how my USB 2.0 support is on my mobo and being as I'm lazy why I don't have USB 2.0 support right now as messing with connecting the damn card to individual wires is not my idea of a good time. :D