USB 2.0 vs USB1

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by phk, Nov 22, 2005.

  1. phk

    phk Guest

    Most new cameras use USB2 for higher speed.

    If speed isn't an issue, would a USB2 camera be backward compatible
    with a USB 1 port?
    phk, Nov 22, 2005
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  2. Yes....

    "I have been a witness, and these pictures are
    my testimony. The events I have recorded should
    not be forgotten and must not be repeated."

    -James Nachtwey-
    John A. Stovall, Nov 22, 2005
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    Paul Rubin Guest

    Paul Rubin, Nov 22, 2005
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    Dave Cohen Guest

    In theory yes, however, not all earlier machines seem to work. Probably 1.1
    wasn't as well implemented in earlier bios's. You can always get a card
    Dave Cohen
    Dave Cohen, Nov 22, 2005
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    Bill Guest

    Yes, USB 2.0 high speed is the fastest format, and it's compatible with
    all previous USB connection formats.
    Bill, Nov 22, 2005
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    Bill Hilton Guest

    Most new cameras use USB2 for higher speed.
    Yes, but about 5-6x slower on the readers I tested.
    Bill Hilton, Nov 22, 2005
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    kctan Guest

    Yes but it works as USB 1.1 and it is slower by about 10X
    kctan, Nov 22, 2005
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    Ron Hunter Guest

    Ron Hunter, Nov 23, 2005
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    Allan Guest

    not always.

    I have a Lexar Jumpdrive which is USB2 but my SD cards do not work well when
    connected to the USB2 slot.

    they work when connected to the USB1.1 slot

    Allan, Nov 23, 2005
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