Microsoft's "USB Cart Of Death"

We have heard that this exists(ed) but have never seen it.

It’s an interesting idea/experiment, but I wonder given Windows still to this day less than IMHO robust plug and play support, if this was intended as a genuine test or just a way to mess with developers or perhaps both?

Regardless it makes our “USB Millenium Falcon” USB test device look incredibly tame by comparison, though the initial results of a BSOD is something we have in common with MS device.

Microsoft used a ‘USB Cart of Death’ to debug early Windows PCs — the crash cart had 60 daisy-chained USB devices that would often trigger BSODs | Tom’s Hardware (

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