02-17-2012 08:45 PM
hey i just got a g110 new and i plug in a lil hard drive 4gb in the keyboards USB but it says it dnt have enuff power to open it ...
at frist i thought it was my Ps but i have 800w PS any 1 have any clue why it saying it dont have power?
02-18-2012 05:15 AM
Go into your bios and check your ICH Voltage. Make sure that it is set to 1.1 or 1.15 and that should do it. Voltage has nothing to do with your PSU...it has to do with the voltage to your USB ports. If too low, then the keyboard won't operate properly nor will the USB port built into it
02-18-2012 10:38 PM
This is not going to fix the problem the OP is having.
The G110's USB port is unpowered. It provides only 100 mA at 5v. The hard drive that he's trying to plug in requires a powered port - 500 mA at 5v. The only way to make this happen is for the keyboard to have been designed with an external power supply (like the G19) or to have a USB passthrough cable instead of a USB hub (not legal within USB spec.) The existing G110 does not have the ability to run hard drives.
Changing BIOS settings won't make any difference whatsoever on this issue, and if done incorrectly could possibly do Bad Things™ to his PC or USB peripherals.
02-18-2012 10:49 PM
ICH voltage, normally, is 1.1...so what I recommended was nothing harmful. Some motherboard manufacturers tend to undervolt. Asus and a few others use the 1.1 as default. My mistake...I saw 4 GB and thought flash drive....not seeing Hard Drive. With the voltage you are stating, there would be no way!
02-19-2012 12:31 AM
The settings you're recommending should certainly be safe, but when people start playing around with BIOS settings without knowing what they're doing it can lead to unpleasantness. We keep people out of there whenever possible, as it's not a pleasant experience when something goes wrong - particularly when you're only trying make something else work. Given that the problem really seems to lie with the fact that the keyboard does not have a powered USB port, it's probably best to leave it alone.
02-19-2012 03:02 PM - edited 02-19-2012 03:02 PM
Does your external hard drive have its own power supply?
If your hard drive tells Windows it's a low-power device, then Windows won't prevent it from enumerating on a G110's USB hub. If it tells Windows it's a high-power device, there's no way to make it work.
When you plug a USB device into a port, it is allowed 500 mA max. Some devices draw more, but you shouldn't be able to get enough power to run two high-power devices out of a single port - especially with a downstream hub port in the way.
02-19-2012 03:10 PM
My HDD is a Toshiba 593400-B which is 640 GB
no idea if it has external Power Supply, but i can honestly make it work with the G110s USB.
I can also post a video too if you want
But yeah maybe this model has power supply. I just dont know.
My motherboard is a Asus P8z68v-le if that helps.