[PLUG-TALK] Two hardware questions

Tomas Kuchta tomas.kuchta.lists at gmail.com
Fri May 29 13:03:47 PDT 2020


On Fri, May 29, 2020, 12:06 Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> wrote:

> 1. Am I correct that USB hubs are limited in their ability to power
> multiple
> hardware even if they're USB 3.x capable? To use both my webcam (Logitech
> C925e) and dynamic microphone (Audio-Technica 2005USB) both need to be
> connected to the two front ports on the desktop's case. While I'll not be
> using them every day or all day, it would be nice to power them off an
> external hub and my 7-port/USB3 hub hasn't enough oomph. Are there such
> hubs
> available?
>
>
> You will need powered USB hub such as:
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=usb+hub+3.0+powered&sprefix=USB+hub&ref=nb_sb_ss_organic-diversity_4_7


> 2. Is there webcam software that allows control over the camera's field of
> view? Using wxcam with the chroma-set 52" diameter green screen attached to
> the back of my chair the camera captures beyond the sides of the screen. I
> would like to limit the field of view if that's possible.
>
> Regards,
>
> Rich
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