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If I'm already connected to the USB port of the XM-M92-UP-U, is there any reason to connect the 9V power adapter?

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Meaning, would it increase signal strength or anything?
asked Oct 14, 2016 in Miscellaneous Hardware and Software by young New to the Community (0 points)
are you able to turn on device just with USB power?

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The USB port of your PC may not be able to provide enough current for the radio to function. For this reason, I strongly recommend using the external barrel connector for the power source.
answered Oct 17, 2016 by mvut Veteran of the Digi Community (12,008 points)
Is this true with a USB 3.0 port?
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