Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera ?

Downloading images When I install the cable to download images to my computer, I am getting a message that there is a "Power Surge on Hub Port". This has come out of nowhere, it was working fine last week. The detailed message says "A USB device has exceeded the power limits of its hub port". Any ideas? Thanks, Ann in Toronto


Answers :

Possibly a short in the camera, cable, or the port itself. Recommend trying another port. If that doesn't help, then please see the following blog article, as it describes the use of a card reader as a much easier, faster, and less error prone way to download your photos. In fact there are several important reasons discussed in the article for using a card reader vice downloading from the camera. USB Card readers are also very inexpensive these day, with cost virtually not an issue:
\015\012
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2009/01/how-do-i-download-photos-or-pictures.html
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Downloading images When I install the cable to download images to my computer, I am getting a message that there is a "Power Surge on Hub Port". This has come out of nowhere, it was working fine last week. The detailed message says "A USB device has exceeded the power limits of its hub port". Any ideas? Thanks, Ann in Toronto


Possibly a short in the camera, cable, or the port itself. Recommend trying another port. If that doesn't help, then please see the following blog article, as it describes the use of a card reader as a much easier, faster, and less error prone way ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

My photos won't transfer to my computer. The the last time I loaded photos onto my computer which was last week, it worked fine. however today the same computer says it does not recognize the USB device, so the camera wizard will not come up. I work in a office so in tried several different computers, none worked. some say usb not recognized, some say there is a power surge at the hub, whatever that means. So bottom line is I'm not able to get my photos onto a computer. What changed since last w


Change the USB port. If you are connecting it to front USB of your computer, try connecting it to USB port at back of computer.. \015\012\015\012The cable might be fauty. ... Kodak EasyShare C330 Digital Camera

When plugging in my S630 camera to my computer for downloading it now says "usb device malfunctioned and exceeded the power limits of its hub port." When plugging in my computer no longer recognizes the camera (I have downloaded pix before) . A small piece of white plastic fell out of the port. Is this the problem and can it be repaired?


Why not do what the pros do?...use a card reader instead of the camera. ... Nikon COOLPIX S630 Digital Camera

I just got a Fuji Finepix S1500 and the viewing screen is showing a somewhat distorted image --- it looks like fine lines or minute color bleeds on the screen. In addition, when I connect the camera to the USB port of my computer it keeps saying that there is a "Power Surge to the Hub Port". Please help!


You are not supposed to connect the camera to a USB hub. Try connecting it directly to the USB port on the laptop or PC. Also, if the batteries are rechargeable and pretty much dead, the drain on the USB may be a bit much. Have you tried using fresh ... Fuji FinePix S1000FD Digital Camera

When trying to upload images the pc says power surge at hub port - doesnt recognise camera. camera is charging and connected to the usb port


... Hitachi Digital Cameras

Usb issues I tried to upload my images from my A540 and i get a bubble that comes up on my desktop this device can perform faster this usb device can perform faster if you connect it to a Hi-speed usb 2.0 port. when clicked on brings up a window that says the unknown usb device is a hi-speed usb device and will function at reduced speed when plugged into a non-hi-speed port It tells me that there are no HI-SPEED USB host controllers installed on this computer so it gives me a recommendation the


Dear customer,\015\012\015\012 Though you get these msg's which you have mentioned, you can ignore them, and try manualy installing the driver software for the camera, somehow.\015\012\015\012Thankyou ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

Black screen I get a black screen when the usb is plugged into the port, the camera light is still on but nothing is on the screen and nothing uploads to the cpu. I just installed a new 2-port usb 2.0 PCI Card because it wasn't responding before. The previous message i had was when clicked on brings up a window that says the unknown usb device is a hi-speed usb device and will function at reduced speed when plugged into a non-hi-speed port It tells me that there are no HI-SPEED USB host cont


To view the pictures on the computer, remove the card from the battery\015\012compartment and put it in a card reader connected to your computer. ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

I have a L200 camera. When i plug it into my usb drive it says power sure on hub port. A usb has exceeded the power limits of its hub port. Is the camera just too advanced for my computer? Its a sony VAIO, i wouldnt think so?


Avoid all those problems and concerns by getting yourself a card reader for downloading your pics. ... Samsung Digital Cameras

Power surge Hi, Everytime I connect my camera to my computer, the computer gives an error message saying a power surge has occurred on the USB port and so it disconnects the USB port. I bought a new cable to connect the camera thinking that might be the problem but I still got the same error message. Hope you can help!


... Pentax Optio S40 Digital Camera

I can't download images on to my computer from my canon sureshot a85. I get a message saying there is an unrecognized device in the usb port. I updated the software, but no dice! Any ideas?


Try downloading the drivers again and installing it should work here is the link to download the drivers ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera

Pentex 6.0 camera. all of a sudden a get a message when I try to unload pictures from camera to my computer. I've tried 3 different computers and the same problem. it states ''USB device has exceeded power limits of its hub port.


Are you connecting the camera direct into the computer or using a hub? Try connecting the camera direct to the computer. It looks like you are probably using a hub or port replicator with a number of devices attached. Remove all other devices except ... Digital Cameras

I get an error message in the Olympus software that the computer cannot recognize the camera's connection to the USB port cable so I cannot download any images. The USB port works for other devices but the computer can't see the images. Any suggestions? thanks.


Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.\012\012\012The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the c ... Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera

My computer does not recognize the camera anymore, and when I insert the camera's usb cord into my usb port, it says "power surge on USB port. This only happens with my camera, not any other USB device.


It's possible that the sequence or work flow is upsetting the computer, I know sounds odd but, without the camera hooked up the the computer does it appear to be working okay? If so are you downloading (attempting to download) the pictures directly t ... Sanyo Digital Cameras

Usb connection when i connect the camera with the computer an error message appear saying that the usb port overpass the limits of power of it concentrator port


Try using a separate card reader to download your pictures to a folder you create on your desktop. ... Fuji FinePix S304 Digital Camera

Everytime i connect the usb cable to my mac (any mac, ive tried 5) i get an immediate error message saying my usb device is drawing too much power and is being disabled. I cannot connect.... more info: the battery is fully charged when i try and do this and since there is way to connect to an external power source..i dont know what to do.


Consider NOT connecting your camera to your computer.\012\012\012The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to ... Digital Cameras

When I connect my camera through any USB port on my macbook, the transfer process will always begin fine, however the process will not complete. I get a "failed to transfer the image" error message as well as an inadvertent USB device ejection message. Is it the camera? cord? card?


Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or c ... Olympus Stylus 830 Digital Camera

Hey Guys, whenever I connect my Konica Minolta DiMAGE X60 to my PC (WinXP, Service Pack 3), I receive the following error message: "Power Surge On Hub Port". I already checked the internet to solve the problem, so I know how to get rid of the message box. But it doesn't solve the problem... I also tried to reinstall the drivers for the USB ports. Need help!


When i connect my KonicaMinolta Dimage 60 to my computer. camera does not go beyond Initialization. Has anyone had this problem? ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE X60 Digital Camera

Before I moved, I was able to hook up my camera and transfer images with no problem, now after I moved and set my computer back up, I am unable to transfer images. I have one of those 4 USB hubs because I have several other items hooked up on my computer as well. I do not think it is back in the same port, could that be not allowing me to transfer images. The camera tries to connect but instead, it just says one moment and does not allow me to transfer. Please help me with this if you know what


Simple...use a card reader to download your pics to a folder you create on your desktop. ... Olympus FE-20 Digital Camera

USB decide problems with power limits of its hub port


Any solutions? ... Nikon Coolpix 5900 Digital Camera

Samsung L200 connects to usb port as there is power however windows 7 that is up to date says usb not recognized. This worked only 1 week ago on the same system.


Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.\012\012\012The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the c ... Samsung L200 Digital Camera

When i plug my Nikon Coolpix L100 into my computer to upload pictures, a popup shows up saying "USB Over Current Notice. A USB device is currently drawing too much power. The hub to which it is attached to will be deactivated."


Connect the camera directly to a USB port on the computer, not through a hub.Alternatively, don't connect the camera to the computer. The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card fr ... Nikon COOLPIX L100 Digital Camera

I cannot download pics to my computer. When I connect the camera to the computer, I get a message saying that the USB device is not recognized, but I know that the usb port is working. I have Windows XP...


Consider NOT connecting the camera to the computer.The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer o ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

I connect my Fujifilm s3500 to my computer through the USB port to download pictures and it says that device has malfunctioned and windows does not recognized it. I connected it up last week and I had no problems. Can you suggest anything? I have ensured that the device is enabled.


Hello bcpearce,It could be that your driver is corrupted.First download the latest driver for your camera from HEREDONT IN ... Digital Cameras

Can't transfer or view images from camera to computer. All USB ports are working on computer. Double checked connections. Get following messages: 1. installing device driver software 2.searching pre-configured driver folders 3. software for this device has been successfully installed...pending.


Consider NOT connecting the camera to the computer.\012\012\012The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to th ... Sony Digital Cameras

Transferring pictures I am having an issue with transferring pictures from the camera. An error message has come up at the end of the transfer. It says:An error occured while saving images. Check your image capture device connection and try again.By that, it means the USB cord connection. So I have checked that. Then, I tried uninstalling the program and reinstalling. That didn't work either. I don't know what to do.Please help.Thank you.


Hi,A couple of things you can try:1. Insert the Camera's USB cord to another USB port of your PC;2. While disconnected from the PC, verify that the pictures are still inside the camera's memory;3. Reset the camera (power ... Digital Cameras
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.3403 seconds