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How many USB devices are connected to your computer?

None
22 (7.2%)
One
21 (6.9%)
Two
41 (13.5%)
Three
51 (16.8%)
Four
66 (21.7%)
Five
26 (8.6%)
Six
41 (13.5%)
Seven or more
36 (11.8%)

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April monthly poll
« on: March 31, 2009, 02:28:11 PM »
For the month of April we thought it would be interesting to see how many USB devices you have connected to your computer. Feel free to not only mention how many USB devices you have but talk about what each device is, how they're attached to the computers, how many hubs you're using, etc.

All past monthly polls and results can also be found on the Computer Hope poll page.
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Re: April monthly poll
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2009, 11:53:10 PM »
Right now I have my printer and mouse connected to my computer via usb. I have several usb devices. I have six usb ports on my main computer.
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Re: April monthly poll
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2009, 11:56:32 PM »
Nice computer setup JJ 3000 for having six available USB ports.

I'm using a USB hub mainly because my computer is far away from the main system with seven USB peripherals connected to the computer.

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Re: April monthly poll
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2009, 12:00:26 AM »
My Lenovo laptop usually has about 5 or 6 USB devices attached to it.

My Mini has usually 4 or 5.

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Re: April monthly poll
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2009, 12:37:55 AM »
ATM I have a Intellimouse Explorer 3 in one of my USB 1.1 ports, a Logitech Rumblepad 2, and a USB hub, which ATM is connected to my External hard drive, my printer, my MP3 player cord (so I don't lose it :P) and my Digital camera's cord, leaving 2 free slots that I use for my flash drives as needed. The hub is actually a Hub/Card reader combo.
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Re: April monthly poll
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2009, 02:20:33 AM »
I voted 3, but it really depends.
My mouse and keyboard are USB, I also have an internal USB card reader with a USB port, plus two front USB ports connected internally which I didn't count.
Sometimes a printer and one or more flash drives are connected, sometimes my MP3 player, sometimes my phone ... it really depends what I'm doing.

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    Re: April monthly poll
    « Reply #6 on: April 01, 2009, 06:17:14 AM »
    I have three, one of which i unplug to take to school, sometimes four when i'm adding some songs or videos to my ipod.

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      Re: April monthly poll
      « Reply #7 on: April 01, 2009, 11:11:11 AM »
      On my desktop: 6 ports, 3 of which are used. (mouse,keyboard,camera)
      Laptop: 4 ports, 0 used (guess I don't even need them) :(

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        Re: April monthly poll
        « Reply #8 on: April 01, 2009, 11:15:30 AM »
        I put seven or more, it kind of depends, cause I have alot of machines and dont have like one major one exatly I use a combo of things like four differnt ones, not that I am counting them together but that you know just alot of usb devices.
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          Re: April monthly poll
          « Reply #9 on: April 01, 2009, 01:07:03 PM »
          My laptop cooling device and mouse are the only things I have plugged in.

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            Re: April monthly poll
            « Reply #10 on: April 01, 2009, 01:09:50 PM »
            it just easier to leave the cable to devices connected then its easier to plug them in.  I do a lot of other thing but well......
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            Re: April monthly poll
            « Reply #11 on: April 01, 2009, 03:43:35 PM »
            I voted four, more or less the norm for my main computer, a mid-tower PC.  This consists of an external hard drive, UPS cord, mouse, and printer.  So, the number is higher anytime I use other devices I own (MP3 player, several flash drives, digital camera {directly, or via card reader}, and webcam).  I don't need a hub, since I never need to have so many devices connected at one time that they exceed the number of USB ports on the computer.

            With my notebook PC, I use wireless mouse that uses a USB receiver.  Sometimes,  I use a USB keypad with it and, of course, sometimes connect a flash drive.  Actually, the keypad can function as a two-port USB hub but it works at USB 1.0 speed as a hub. 

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              Re: April monthly poll
              « Reply #12 on: April 01, 2009, 05:09:30 PM »
              6 devices.  I have a USB mouse, wireless keyboard, printer, external HDD, a flash drive for Ready Boost use, and a USB cable always pugged in for downloading pics from my camera.
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                Re: April monthly poll
                « Reply #13 on: April 01, 2009, 06:53:34 PM »
                I'd like to see ♫♫ ♫♫
                Where we would be  ♪ ♫ ♪ ♫       
                without our trusty ♪♫♫USB   ♪ ♫ ♪ ♫

                They make life so simple ~*♪ ♪ for you and me ♫♫  ♪*~♫♫

                An external drive   ♫♫♪♪♫♫
                A cordless mouse ♪ ♫ ♪ ♫
                Keyboard Navigator camera and a ♪ ♫ ♪ ♫ personal fan
                 
                ,♫♫♪♪♫♫, 
                   
                Then there is the ♪♪ ♪ ♫ ♪ ♫ memory stick
                you must agree ♪♫♫♪♪♪  it does the trick  ♪♫♫♪♪♪♪♫♫♫♫
                ♪♫♫♪♪♪♪♫♫♫♫     ♪♫♫♪♪♪♪♫♫♫♫
                and the little led  ♪♫♫♪♪
                that makes it all look so slick   ♪*~~*♪

                ♪♫♫♪♪♪♪♫♫♫♫  ♪♫♫♪♪♪♪♫♫♫♫
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                Re: April monthly poll
                « Reply #14 on: April 02, 2009, 02:43:40 AM »
                Interesting....