[colug-432] USB hub you'd trust attached to your server?

Andy Graybeal andy.graybeal at casanueva.com
Thu Jul 5 10:59:57 EDT 2012

Check out this monster from the website you listed:
Industrial 16-Port USB 2.0 Rack Mount Hub with Built-in Power Supply 1.5A Charging per port

I wonder if this would do good things.


On Thursday, 07-05-2012 on 10:45 am Jeff Frontz wrote:
> Check out http://www.coolgear.com/productdetails1.cfm?sku=USBG-4U2ML
> or http://www.usbgear.com/USB-Hub.html for others by the same manufacturer.
> I hesitate to say that I "trust" this hub, but it's industrial-grade
> (rack-mountable).  We've used it in embedded applications.  We have
> some suspicions about it (with regard to how it handles in-rush
> current vis-a-vis overload shutdown as well as some other corner
> cases), but at least you have a [sometimes responsive] seemingly
> US-based support person that you can contact.
> Jeff

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