k3565-z usb modem problem

Asked by Brian Minihan

every time i use this modem with my cam hooked up i loose my connection have tried using it in all usb ports and same thing happens i can log into network but with in secs of it connecting i loose my connection...yet when cam is not hooked in i have no issue

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Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre (cyphermox) said :

How many USB ports do you have on your system? Do you use a USB hub?

Some USB modems require quite a lot of power to work (for a USB plug to deliver). They sometimes come with "extension cables" which allow you to plug it in on two USB ports.

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Brian Minihan (brian-minihan) said :

yes that seems to be problem like it drains power i got 2 hardwired usb ports and 5 usb ports on a card...and it happen in all the ports when i try diffreant ones....and a extension cable that will let me use to ports for one usb...never seen one where are they avialable

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