Questions tagged [usb3]

USB 3.0 is the third generation of USB connectivity, and is many times faster than the previous USB 2.0. No model of the Raspberry Pi supports this higher transfer speed "SuperSpeed", but appliances offer USB 2.0 backward compatibility to be operated with the Raspberry Pi.

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SATA 3 SSD too slow on raspberry pi 4, even with external power

I have a Pi 4B (with latest firmware upgrade) running Raspbian Buster and a 2TB SSD with a SATA 3 interface. I'm using a SATA 3 to USB 3 converter that can also connect to external power when ...
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Performance of OS install on SD vs USB 3

I was wondering if I should think about installing the OS on a USB 3.0 stick and using the USB 3.0 port rather than the Class 10 Micro SD card to enhance read/write speeds. Is there a performance ...
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USB3 drive and Pi Zero

I'm trying to connect a 3.5" drive to a Pi Zero. However, the drive is not detected by the Pi: pi@lolcat:~ $ dmesg | grep sd [ 0.913523] sdhci: Secure Digital Host Controller Interface driver [ ...
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Storage device interface through MIPI CSI+DSI connections

So I love the Raspberry Pi and currently own and use a model 3b (not plus) for learning more about linux and hardware as well as simple projects like a DNS cache server. Lately I was thinking about ...
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Raspberry pi and rs232

I am working on a small project for work. I am trying to figure out if you can connect 3-4 RS232 to USB ports to the raspberry pi. I would like to gather information from a digital micrometer and a ...
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Why does USB3 cable work with Pi 2, but not Pi 3?

I have two PIs: Pi 2 Model B v1.1, and Pi 3 Model B. Both Pis are running with defaults. Also, both Pis are each powered by a 2A supply. I also have an externally powered hard drive dock that ...
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Fast Copy from Raspi 3 to USB?

I have a small script which continuously logs data to my Raspi3 (kinda a data logger).I am writing all the collected data in to a plain txt file. My Pi logs data for a month or two continuously. So ...
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Raspberry Pi USB 3 HAT or alternatives

I am looking for a cheap way to utilize USB 3.0 speeds for my external peripherals. The latest Pi 3 model B still has USB 2.0 ports and from what I have read, until USB 3.0 prices fall, it will be a ...
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Raspberry Raid 0 gains

I'm currently using the Pi overclocked to 1GHz on Archlinux running deluge and samba which access a 3TB external USB drive. I plan on buying another identical drive and set it up as a raid 0 ...
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Raspi not 'accepting' JUH340 USB Hub. (Raspbian OS)

Easily, not too many people have asked a question about this model of usb hub. What I'm attempting to use is a J5 CREATE JUH340 USB 3.0 with the RPi, but it is highly unworkable. With most everything ...
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Is it possible to physically upgrade either model's USB ports from USB 2.0 to USB 3.0?

Would the build not recognize the difference or be capable of supporting the USB 3.0 speeds? If problems arise, would the issue sit with software, hardware, or another area?
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RPi rev 2 and USB powered harddrive

I am getting my RasperryPi Rev2 soon, and I plan to use it as a media centre. I have a WesternDigital Elements 1TB USB3 2.5" USB powered external harddrive. I know that a normal USB port outputs 500mA,...
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Powering from my PC's USB 3.0 port

The specs for my PC's motherboard don't mention any upper or lower limit for its built-in USB 3.0 ports. What is the minimum current that any (standards compliant) built-in USB 3.0 port should be ...