[X-Newbies] USB 1.2 and 2.0

Mark Gibson gibsonm at bigpond.net.au
Tue Nov 27 16:41:26 PST 2007

At 18:29 -0600 27/11/07, Carol Weber Mckee wrote:
>From: Eugene <list-themacintoshguy at fsck.net>
>Subject: Re: [X-Newbies] USB 1.2 and 2
>Your portable storage device will work, but only at
>USB 1.1 Full Speed (i.e. 1.5 MB/s) because your eMac
>has USB 1.1 ports.  Unless you can add USB 2.0 onto
>your eMac, you cannot run your portable storage device
>at USB 2.0 High Speed (40 MB/s).
>How do I add USB 2.0?
>X-Newbies mailing list
>X-Newbies at listserver.themacintoshguy.com


Well if you have a machine with a separate monitor (like say a G3, G4 
or G5) then you need to buy a USB 2.0 card and install it.

If you have an "all in one" machine (iBook, PowerBook, eMac, iMac, 
etc.) then you can't without upgrading to a new machine that will 
come with USB 2.0 built in.


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