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Author Topic: Confirmed Hardware: (USB Hubs, Cellular Modems)  (Read 2810 times)

knightofoldcode

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Confirmed Hardware: (USB Hubs, Cellular Modems)
« on: July 18, 2014, 03:19:39 AM »
To be honest, there's not much that doesn't work, but I figured I'd make a list, in case someone else was having problems finding a hub, or cell modem, etc.

The following IS confirmed to be working.  I haven't had any problems with these devices.

HUBS:

USB 2.0 Startech.com Industrial USB Hub (4 Port, ST4200USBM):
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001H7AFO6/

USB 2.0 Startech.com Industrial USB Hub (7 Port, ST7200USBM):
http://smile.amazon.com/dp/B003AVPUZG/

USB 3.0 Startech.com Industrial USB Hub (7 Port, ST7300USBM):
http://smile.amazon.com/dp/B009AT5T1W/

The best part about these hubs, imo, is that you can disabled them from taking power from upstream port.  (Tell the hub to not take power from the Asteroid Parrot)  Which theoretically will reduce wear and tear, as well as heat generation from the Asteroid.  Then, power the hubs directly from the 12V Car system itself!  The hubs are isolated from surges, and work well in the car.   They accept 7-24VDC directly!  The USB 3.0 hub accepts larger voltages, 7-40VDC (in case your vehicle is a 24VDC system).

CELLULAR MODEMS:

Sprint Franklin U600 (on Ting.com service.)
I just plugged it in, and it worked first time, just had to tell it what carrier, even though I'm with Ting I told it Sprint, and it worked perfectly first time.  Reason I choose this modem was first due to compatibility with carrier, second external antenna connections for both 3G and 4G radios.

OBD2 ADAPTERS:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008U1MOM8/



I'll add to this list when I get a chance.  I found a OBD2 cable that goes to USB, and shows up as a virtual serial port.  I'll play with it later and see if it works with Torque.  Right now I'm using a blue tooth OBD2 adapter. 

Knight.

jheyerman

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Re: Confirmed Hardware: (USB Hubs, Cellular Modems)
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2014, 08:18:14 PM »
Looking for an USB 3.0 hdd external enclosure for a SATA SSD known to work.  Tried a Canada Computers ICAN brand, but does not work (formatted as FAT32).  PAS just does not see it at all.  Thanks!

cocampbe

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Re: Confirmed Hardware: (USB Hubs, Cellular Modems)
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2014, 08:49:55 AM »
freedompop 250U works as a modem.

cocampbe

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Re: Confirmed Hardware: (USB Hubs, Cellular Modems)
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2014, 07:52:35 AM »
Not sure what you would gain by this. The PAS does not even have USB 3.0 ports.

Looking for an USB 3.0 hdd external enclosure for a SATA SSD known to work.  Tried a Canada Computers ICAN brand, but does not work (formatted as FAT32).  PAS just does not see it at all.  Thanks!

jheyerman

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Re: Confirmed Hardware: (USB Hubs, Cellular Modems)
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2014, 06:15:11 AM »
Not sure what you would gain by this. The PAS does not even have USB 3.0 ports.

Looking for an USB 3.0 hdd external enclosure for a SATA SSD known to work.  Tried a Canada Computers ICAN brand, but does not work (formatted as FAT32).  PAS just does not see it at all.  Thanks!

Because the first drive I used with it (standard mechanical HDD) was a USB 3.0 and I don't want to pull out the PAS to swap out the cable. 

My issue with the mechanical drive is winter - on cold mornings last year it wouldn't show up.  I had to wait until the car warmed up and then reboot.

moogvo

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Re: Confirmed Hardware: (USB Hubs, Cellular Modems)
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2014, 11:55:54 AM »
Yep... same thing happened to me. Annoying!