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Why are there 2 USB cables coming out the Razer Blackwidow Ultimate keyboard if it works only with one of them plugged in??
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POWAH!!!

USB 3.0 would solve all that but don't hold your breath on that one. AFAIK there is only one true USB 2.0 keyboard and it's the Sidewinder X4.

Just be glad it isn't PS/2.
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power? I didnt really understood ur answer..
I plugged one of the wires into USB3 though cuz trying to fix those freeze ups issue. :l
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I believe one of the USB ports is to provide additional power to the USB sockets attached to the keyboard. One USB port isn't enough to power up two USB 2.0 sockets. I could be making this all up in my imagination, though.
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Originally Posted by Lutsk92;13660661 
Why are there 2 USB cables coming out the Razer Blackwidow Ultimate keyboard if it works only with one of them plugged in??

Because your keyboard has USB ports on the keyboard itself. By plugging the second USB cable in (the one that doesnt power the keyboard) you are activating the USB ports on the keyboard.
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Originally Posted by jivenjune;13661017 
I believe one of the USB ports is to provide additional power to the USB sockets attached to the keyboard. One USB port isn't enough to power up two USB 2.0 sockets. I could be making this all up in my imagination, though.

I believe this fellow has it! wink.gif
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But it seems running fine on one USB wire so I still dont get the point..
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What's wrong with PS/2?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jivenjune;13661017 
I believe one of the USB ports is to provide additional power to the USB sockets attached to the keyboard. One USB port isn't enough to power up two USB 2.0 sockets.

^This right here! thumb.gif
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POWAH!

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BRv9wGf5pk]Fight The PS/2 Powah[/ame]
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