RTL-SDR Stops working

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Winmocktor
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RTL-SDR Stops working

Post by Winmocktor » Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:07 pm

My RTL-SDR has suddenly stopped working. I have noticed when I unplug it then plug it back in it will work for about 1 second then suddenly stop. Not sure what is causing this. Anyone else have the same issue or know a possible cause?

alanzfq
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Re: RTL-SDR Stops working

Post by alanzfq » Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:44 am

Bad cable?
Bad joint on USB plug?
Alan

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Re: RTL-SDR Stops working

Post by rtlsdrblog » Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:46 am

Eliminate USB cables, hubs etc. Try different USB ports.

If at all possible, confirm that the dongle works on another PC.

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