is USB 1.1 hardware based or software based? can 1.1 be upgraded to 2.0?
hardware... usb 2.0 is many times faster than usb 1.1, so usb 1.1 hardware can't handle the data rates of 2.0... thats why usb 2.0 hubs, cables, and other hardware cost more.
But don't take it from me! here's a quote from a real, live newbie:
Originally Posted by Viscouse
I am learning buttloads just by searching on this forum. I've learned 2 big things so far: 1-it's been done before, and 2-if it hasn't, there is a way to do it.
You need software (Service Pack 1) and hardware (controller) to have 2.0.