Qu-Drive Compatible USB Device Database

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  • #90369
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    Mike C
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    As I have posted here many times and no one took me up on the offer ***content removed – personal comment that does not contribute to the thread*** I will send you or anyone a formatted Data Travel to try in your QU mixer and you can keep it! I have also requested that you send me your drive that did not work to try in my QU and again no one took me up on that offer.
    Process of elimination is part of trouble shooting.

    That offer is still open by the way to anyone.

    It’s no secret that the QU as well as some other brands of mixers are picky as to the USB drive they like, then on the other hand my cheap little Soundcraft Ui works with anything you stick in it…even drives that are formatted for the QU, go figure!

    I have tried drives that did not work, on my desk right now is a SansDisc Cruzer I tried a couple years ago that did not work, no big deal.
    For that matter I also have tried a Kingston HyperX model that did not work.
    So not all USB drives work in my QU either, no big deal I just stay with what does work.

    I have a couple projects next week that are getting a UQ24 and a 16. I’ll let you know
    how the Data Travelers work in those!

    #90372
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    @mikec

    That is a very generous offer that would prove nothing useful.
    I just used the ones that fail on AH on my computers with no problem.
    No need to ship them anywhere with the extra hassle and expense of doing that.

    I never have problems with PCs and flash drives, although I did have to dl some drivers to use some flash drives on my 98SE box.
    My XP just works with any drive.

    So does my win8 laptop.
    At least after I fixed its self destruct of the usb controller and turned off the options that did that, presumably to be ‘helpful’ or ‘useful’ that only some microcrap programmer could think made sense at all.

    I did have problems with win10 somehow destroying certain flash drives so they would not work on XP again.
    But if I only use them on win10 they seem to work. I try never to use win10 if I can avoid it. It will soon be a linux ubuntu box.

    If the problem is drivers then AH needs to write some more, as flash drives keep changing all the time.
    If it is a hardware problem they need to do a recall and fix that.
    Best solution would be for them to sell the formatted and GUARANTEED flash drives to save us all the hassle.

    We should be able to go to any store and buy whatever drives are on sale that they have on the shelf and expect them to work.
    Having to hunt down special brands models and sizes to merely hope that they might have a chance of working is ridiculous.

    #90374
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    kevcarlson
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    Thank you Keith.

    #90376
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    volounteer
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    @KeithJA&H

    ***content removed – does not contribute to the thread***

    ***content removed – personal comment that does not contribute to the thread***
    I noted that they (***USB Drives***) do not work on my Qu. Are you really upset that I point out that there are problems with flash drives on Qu?
    Else I am not sure what your concern is.

    It does seem strange that I can buy any flash drive anywhere and it works on my PC.
    Only AH has this problem. Really wish you would tell us why. New drivers always fixed that problem on my 98SE.
    XP just works. PERIOD. Why not the Qu?

    It seems like you are trying to protect us from ourselves and causing the problems just like win8 and win10 do when they try to be ‘helpful’.

    How about an option to just work. All we need to do is back up the settings. We dont need the extreme speed to record 32 channels.

    ***content removed – personal comment that does not contribute to the thread***

    There is a problem with USBs on Qus and the evidence says it is A&H who is likely responsible. Please fix it or at least tell us why you cant.

    #90492
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    r1n9o
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    I just tested two new drives, and added them to the list:

    PNY Elite-X Fit 64GB – Good. Recorded 4 hours (38GB!) of multitrack with no errors.
    Transcend 710S 64GB – Bad. Many errors on multitrack recording, about 2 per minute.

    Both went fresh from the package into the Qu-Pac for formatting. I did several recording tests on both, re-formatting before each test. The above results were the same each time. Looks like I’m the first to try the 64GB versions of these. (According to the list, the 32GB versions of both will work.)

    I wanted to try these for their form factor; they are physically tiny. I’m glad the PNY Elite-X Fit worked. It’s half the height
    of the Qu-Pac’s volume knob! Doesn’t get in the way, won’t get whacked.

    #90493
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    Mike C
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    PNY Elite-X Fit 64GB – Good. Recorded 4 hours (38GB!) of multitrack with no errors.

    I’ll be picking up a couple for myself, thanks for testing. I do like their small size.

    #90497
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    An addendum to my testing of the Transcend JetFlash 710 64 and PNY Elite-X Fit 64 above:

    As mentioned, the Transcend threw many errors on the Qu-Pac in multitrack recording. On a Mac, I tested the drive’s speed. Turns out it’s actually a USB 2.0, not 3.1 as labeled on the package (from amazon). It self-reports to the Mac’s System Info that it’s rated speed is actually 480 Mb/s (aka USB 2.0). (For comparison, the PNY Elite-X Fit 64 is rated 5 Gb/s, aka USB 3.0) I also ran speed benchmarks on both drives, and the PNY was 5-8 times faster, as a USB2 vs. USB3 comparison would be. The Transcend is clearly falsely (or even fraudulently) labeled as a USB 3.1 drive, when it’s actually a USB 2.0.

    It’s seems that in the world of USB flash drives, you can never be sure what you’re getting. It would be interesting if other users tested their working and non-working drives.

    #90562
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    Does this list of devices also apply to DLive consoles? (S7000 specifically). It says it’s for Qu mixers but is listed in the DLive forums (?).

    #90570
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    Nevermind, I see they’re supposed to be compatible… Btw, for anyone else looking, these are the only ones that are still readily available out of the “tested by Allen & Heath” USBs. The others are mostly discontinued (or 5400 speed hard drives). It would be nice if some SSDs, maybe OWC and Samsung, were tested or current model large Samsung USBs (much smaller now and 256gb or larger).

    Sandisk Extreme 16GB
    Sandisk Extreme 32GB
    Transcend Jetflash 810 32gb
    Transcend JetFlash 710S 32gb

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