1.    4 Weeks Ago #1
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    Is there a way to connect my USB1 device to my current computer ?


    My current desktop only has USB3.
    Is there a way of connecting my legacy USB1 device ? (e.g. hardware adapter)
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  2.    4 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    A USB 3 port actually has wiring for both USB 3 and USB 2. The USB 2 port should be compatible with your USB 1 device.

    Plug it in and try it.

    Jim
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  3.    4 Weeks Ago #3
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    Check your BIOS for "USB Legacy mode".
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  4.    4 Weeks Ago #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    Check your BIOS for "USB Legacy mode".
    Thanks. I looked and legacy is turned on.
    I also enabled XHCI hand off.
    No change.
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  5.    4 Weeks Ago #5
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    According to this, if you plug a usb2 hub (easy to get) into usb3, and connnect usb1 device to hub, it works.

    windows - USB 1.0 device not working on USB 3.0 - Super User
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  6.    4 Weeks Ago #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by cereberus View Post
    According to this, if you plug a usb2 hub (easy to get) into usb3, and connnect usb1 device to hub, it works.

    windows - USB 1.0 device not working on USB 3.0 - Super User
    This is the strange thing. My Win10 laptop (which is 9yrs old) recongizes the device and correctly assigns the right driver to it (called "AKM322").My Win10 desktop, where the problem is, actually does recognize it but assigns a different driver to it called "AKM322_Bootloader". And this doesn't work.

    Win10 on both computers, updated to the same level. I'm thinking it must be a hardware issue with the USB ports. I actually do have a USB2 hub and tried plugging it in through that but same result.
    Puzzling.
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  7.    4 Weeks Ago #7
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    Is this proof that my device is USB1? This is in the driver properties:
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  8.    4 Weeks Ago #8
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    Google those numbers, it seams to be some audio device.
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