Go Back   DisplayLink Forum > DisplayLink Graphics Technology > Mac Software

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-21-2023, 04:19 PM   #1
pondball
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2023
Posts: 1
Default Why won't USBc ports power peripherals?

I just installed a WL-UG69PD2 on a Mac Studio running Sonoma (updated).
I have two 32" 4k monitors connected by DP cables to the Display Port.
There is one other HD connected to the Display Port in a backside USB3.0 port.

I tried connected several USB devices using the remaining USB ports but none seems o provide sufficient power for the devices.

a) tried to connect an iPad that I use as a teleprompter device (through Duet) to both the front and back USB3.0 ports - booted, then shut off screen on iPad
-- then connected it to the USBC ports using an Anker dongle - and it didn't work
-- connected the same iPad back to my front UBS on my Mac Studio and it worked fine

b) tried to connect my DJI Pocket 3 to the USBC ports on the front of the Display Port with rated 3.1 cable.
-- only booted as a camera, and did not allow boot as a webcam
-- connected the same Pocket 3 with rated 3.1 cable to front USBC port on my Mac Studio and it worked fine.

I know of others who have connected two monitors, a hard drive and several cameras (CamLink) to a Display Port successfully. Any idea why this would not work here?
pondball is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2023, 03:12 AM   #2
beverlymock
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2023
Posts: 1
Default

One possible solution is to use a powered USB hub, which can provide additional power to your USB devices. Alternatively, you can try connecting your USB devices directly to your Mac Studio’s USB ports, which should provide sufficient power for your devices.
__________________
Beverly uno online
beverlymock is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
display port, mac, ports, sonoma

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 10:53 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.