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Can you plug a USB 3 hub into another USB 3 Hub = 7 USB 3 Ports

Posted on 2011-10-09
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I need more USB 3 Ports for my External HD's I am testing.  Can I plug one of the 4 Port USB3 hubs into one of the slots on an existing powered 4 Port USB3 Hub and get all working with USB 3 ?
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garycase earned 2000 total points
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Yes ... USB v3 supports the same distribution architecture as earlier versions.
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... by the way, I'd be sure BOTH hubs are powered hubs.    You'll get much more reliable operation from any hub if it's got its own power source.

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indeed they are powered.

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