not a problem, but thought of getting a webcam, and read somewhere that it was better to use a usb hub with dedicated ports. Wondered if it was the same as a powered usb hub. Sorry for the delay in replying. I Thank you, and all who replied.
Right. Not really sure where they were going with that. I wouldn't imagine a webcam used much power but if it did then it would be better to use it on a powered hub I would think. Though as I said I don't think thats necessary. Only items that use a bit more power really need a powered hub.
Could they be on about the bandwidth of the USB ports and mean its better to run it on its own port rather than off a port that has more than one device on it? Could that be what they mean?
Sorry but thats the only thing I can think of, they maybe mean to put it on a port on its own to improve quality. This is a complete guess by the way as I've never heard anyone giving advice on webcam use on USB ports and don't own one. And to be honest I don't see this being an answer either as webcams don't use the full USB 2.0 bandwidth anyway.
Thanks, the piece about the band width of the usb port rings a bell.Your reply was informative, and has helped me understand a bit more about the subject. Will not tick the resolved box just yet, in case someone else has some thing to add. Once again thank you.