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atclaus

USB Always On Option

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Is there an option somewhere to turn the USB ports to always be powered on? I two LG TVs and have a Chrome Cast and a Fire TV plugged in that I would like to remain on even when the TV is off. Looked around the menus and could not find. Thanks

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Ease of power cords and cleanliness of wires. The USB ports are right there and unless I were to attach a thumb drive, I am not sure what purpose they serve besides offering power.

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On 12/24/2018 at 5:51 PM, atclaus said:

Is there an option somewhere to turn the USB ports to always be powered on? I two LG TVs and have a Chrome Cast and a Fire TV plugged in that I would like to remain on even when the TV is off. Looked around the menus and could not find. Thanks

Ever find a solution to this? I would really like to have this option as well

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On 1/17/2019 at 7:18 AM, nemilose said:

Why don't you use an external power adaptet? 

thanks for the idea!  I, too, was looking for cord management and this idea never occurred to me.  I busted out the USB extension & power adaptor I sure was going straight to the landfill and problem solved: we dont have to wait for the Roku to boot & probably what was more concerning was the TV freaks out while the Roku boots (flashes black multiple times) & once crashed the display driver to the point of being all green with lots of vertical black lines - unplugging the TV was the only way to reboot it.  needless to say, on a 1d old TV, not very comforting - now we dont have to worry about this failure vector!

and, for the record, it would be great if WebOS had a s/w switch to enable USB ports to always be powered.

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