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usb device not recognized when usb extension cable used

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I'm trying to connect Ipod Touch to PC via 10' USB extension cable, when I plug it in directly with just Apple USB Cable, its fine, but connect via extension, it fails to detect.

Could it be a power problem?

Is there a way I can make a homemade wire with enough power? Perhaps with splicing with another wire? What are my other options?

I've tried different USB ports, same thing happens.
 

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its power. dont try and home make shit, just get a powered USB hub.
 
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10ft needs a powered hub as mussels stated
 
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anyway I can make my own cable? I really need to get this working...
 

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All the stores are closed, I need this ASAP. Guess I'll have to look for a hub tommorow.
 

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All the stores are closed, I need this ASAP. Guess I'll have to look for a hub tommorow.
putting it this way: if you mod it yourself and fuck up, you risk losing the device AND the PC connected to it. just run it via a short cable for now, and get the hub tomorrow.
 
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Alright, I'll go look for one tommorow, thanks for the help :)