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I dont plan on powering my Pi through a USB hub, but I do intend on hooking up some HDD's to a powered hub since everything I see so far seems to indicate that the pi cant power multiple HDD's.

If I'm just using the hub for powering/using the HDD's, do I need to worry about stuff like power feedback, the device drivers, etc?

I was looking at getting a basic amazon one but didn't want to run any risk to hurting my pi. Would that one suffice? I couldn't find any reccomendations that were current.

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Backfeed shouldn't harm anything, though your Pi 4 may remain partially on if the powered hub is on.

The hub should be plug-n-play, and the common drivers ship pre-installed.

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