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Old 06-07-2018, 10:57 PM
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The lighting node pro uses a double pinned internal usb 2.0 header, now be careful here because of the way it is wired, it uses the power from two usb headers, one for power and signal, and second one for power only, running this box in your motherboards usb io shield ports gives a risk of blowing the port because of excess current draw, also note the usb internal cable is short for a reason, to stop power and signal loss, long usb cables will cause problems like flickering and cut outs.

the maximum usb cable length should be no more than 30 cm, and to reliably use the box outside your chassis i would highly recommend using a quality usb splitter cable to make sure enough current is provided to the unit, basically a cable that splits the mini usb of the node pro to 2 x usb 3.0 plugs to plug into your io ports.

Basically the same mini usb cable you use with external 5v hard drives

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