Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

USB 2.0 related

Posted on 2006-06-28
13
Medium Priority
?
327 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-09
I'm trying to connect my Panasonic Video Camera using the USB but am struggling. It seems as though my hardware or software does not support USB 2.0.

How can I determine if my hardware is USB 2.0 compatible.

I have Windows XP Pro SP2 installed.

Thanks in advance.

Pierre
0
Comment
Question by:Pierre Cornelius
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 3
  • 3
  • +2
13 Comments
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:PC_Rob
ID: 17004812
Read the FAQ here for detailed instructions on how to tell if your USB ports are 2.0.

http://www.everythingusb.com/usb2/faq.htm

Rob
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:willcomp
ID: 17004830
Open Device Manager and check USB host controller list.  USB 2.0 controllers are usually listed as Enhanced PCI to USB Host Controller.
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:PC_Rob
ID: 17004850
That's what the FAQ says exactly that I pointed him to.

Thanks
0
Eye-catchers on the conference table

Challenge: The i-unit group was not satisfied with the audio quality during remote meetings. They were looking for a portable solution with excellent audio quality for use in their conference room but also at their client’s offices.

 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:willcomp
ID: 17004886
Check times.  Your post hadn't shown up when I started my response.  I don't re-invent the wheel unnecessarily here.
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:PC_Rob
ID: 17004901
Sorry, I thought the time was further apart.  My bad.

Rob
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:knoxzoo
ID: 17005338
If it isn't 2.x compliant, you can get a PCI USB 2 card for a song, assuming you have a PCI slot open.  Try outpost.com or newegg.com.  
0
 
LVL 14

Author Comment

by:Pierre Cornelius
ID: 17007304
I have read that link before posting the question but was still unsure.

My device Manager lists a "ALi PCI to USB Open Host Controller".

Does this mean it is capable of doing USB 2.0 and I maybe just need a driver update?
0
 
LVL 93

Expert Comment

by:nobus
ID: 17007443
what model of motherboard do you have? it can be usb 2.0 capable, but not enabled in the bios.
some ASUS boards have this option (full speed or high speed)
0
 
LVL 14

Author Comment

by:Pierre Cornelius
ID: 17007582
It's a Compaq/HP Evo N1050v laptop with a  ATI IGP-340M + M1533 motherboard
0
 
LVL 93

Expert Comment

by:nobus
ID: 17007840
0
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
willcomp earned 1000 total points
ID: 17009410
Based on age of notebook (about a 2002 vintage model) and Device Manager information, I believe that you do not have USB 2.0.  

That being the case, a PC card adapter would be the only real option for adding USB 2.0 support.

http://www.directron.com/tu2h2pc.html

0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:willcomp
ID: 17031251
Did you get a PC card adapter, and did that take care of problem?
0
 
LVL 14

Author Comment

by:Pierre Cornelius
ID: 17035402
Not yet but I'm sure it will sort it out.

Thanks for the help
0

Featured Post

[Video] Oticon Case Study

Open office environments can create the dynamics for innovation, but they also bring some challenges. With over 1,000 employees in an open office, Oticon needed a solution that would preserve the environment while mitigating disruptive background noises.

Watch how they did it.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

pc, laptop  monitor connection configurations
Arrow Electronics was searching for a KVM  (Keyboard/Video/Mouse) switch that could display on one single monitor the current status of all units being tested on the rack.
Are you ready to place your question in front of subject-matter experts for more timely responses? With the release of Priority Question, Premium Members, Team Accounts and Qualified Experts can now identify the emergent level of their issue, signal…
Please read the paragraph below before following the instructions in the video — there are important caveats in the paragraph that I did not mention in the video. If your PaperPort 12 or PaperPort 14 is failing to start, or crashing, or hanging, …
Suggested Courses

597 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question