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What type of USB connection modes are supported by this unit? What are MTP and MSC?

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This device supports both Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) and Mass Storage Class (MSC) type of USB connection modes. Example of supported devices are USB flash drives, digital media players and mobile devices.

  • MSC: MSC is a USB specification standard for connecting removable drives. It is a set of protocols designed to manage communication between USB storage devices and operating systems.
  • MTP: MTP is a protocol developed by Microsoft for USB-compatible devices and is designed to synchronise digital media content between them. It facilitates the transfer of media files and associated metadata to and from devices.

NOTE: Depending on the digital media player or mobile device, manually setting the USB connection mode to MTP or MSC might be required.