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by W8EIR
Wed Aug 31, 2016 3:37 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: V3 dongle overheating?
Replies: 18
Views: 17391

Re: V3 dongle overheating?

Found my problem, seems the two four port USB hubs I am using are causing the V3 to over heat. I moved the V3 to my computer and unit is now much cooler, its warm, but not like it was the other day. Both hubs are being powered by the PC instead of using its own power source which came with them. I w...
by W8EIR
Tue Aug 30, 2016 1:14 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: V3 dongle overheating?
Replies: 18
Views: 17391

V3 dongle overheating?

I got my updated dongle yesterday, and started playing with it after the nightly honey do list was done ;-). Anyway, setting up SDR# I was astounded by the quality of the dongle on HF receive without having to use a upconverter as I have to use with my AirSpy Mini. After about 30 minutes of just lis...