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Why do my streaming sticks "eat" the USB Power Cable with Long-range Wireless Receivers?
I work off of 3 Streaming Stick + devices. I have issues where all of them have had their USB power cable/wireless receiver go bad. These things are valued @ $20, and I'm getting tired of replacing them. Anyone else have this issue? If this continues, I'm going to find new streaming devices. Thanks!
Re: Why do my streaming sticks "eat" the USB Power Cable with Long-range Wireless Receive
Since this is incorporated in the power cord I wonder if irregularities in the power running through it (surges, spikes, etc.) could be the source of your troubles. My Streaming Stick+ is powered through a computer grade surge protector, same as the tv, and in the year+ I've had it I've never had a problem with the wifi receiver.
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