Summary: Some external USB Optical Disk Drives (ODD) may not be detected when connected though the Dell Legacy Adapter (LD17).
The Dell Legacy Adapter (LD17) provides the following legacy ports using a USB connection to you system.
During initial product testing it was documented that some USB External Optical Disk Drives (ODD) would not detect when connected to the USB 2.0 port of the legacy adapter.
Analysis of the issue concluded that the ODD required a higher amperage than the 1.2 Amps available via the legacy adapter.
If this issue is encountered, connect the USB device directly to the system and the drive will be detected.
Article ID: SLN303587
Last Date Modified: 10/04/2017 09:20 AM