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Understanding the Hubport PlusPower Power Management feature

The Hubport PlusPower “Power Management” feature -  this applies only to:

1. In a nutshell, what does this feature do?  It offers the ability to power on/off USB ports via software.

2. Why was this feature created?  
For safety reasons, because disconnecting the PlusPower USB cables from the 12V/24V ports can make sparks/arches.

3. What model Hubports are compatible?  Only "PlusPower" Hubport models.  
More specifically, only Compact (/c) or PCI card PlusPower Hubport models.

Note:  This feature does NOT toggle the 5V standard USB port.  It only applies to the 12V and 24V USB ports.
Last updated: Aug 08, 2017

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