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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 7:32 am    Post subject: good usb multi port Reply with quote

I looking for a good external usb multi-port adapter, because this mini have only 3 usb and I need more. Any recomendation?
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 4:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have a question for you? do you have a wireless keyboard?
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 6:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.belkin.com/IWCatProductPage.process?Product_Id=158910

Ugly but works well and offers 7 ports 2 very convenient.

I had a lot of customers purchase this for their Macs with no complaints.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 6:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you have a wired apple keyboard it has 2 usb ports on it.

A second question is do you have usb devices that need a lot of power.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 6:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

philiparcario wrote:
If you have a wired apple keyboard it has 2 usb ports on it.

A second question is do you have usb devices that need a lot of power.


I have a wireless keyboard but with a adapter connected in the usb. My plans is to connect an external HD for a MAC back-up (with the power be in the USB and not external power), this could e 750GB because my machine is a 500GB. I already purchase a Bluetooth mouse in e-bay and wait for it and I'm looking for a MAC keyboard Bluetooth in e-bay. With this configuration that I'm planing, I will have 3 usb free but for now, all the port is occupied, that is why I'm looking for a extra ports.

Thanks Bandit, I will check that one.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 7:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have a Toshiba 4 port hub, and a Macally 7 port TriHub. I suspect they are built by the same company. I believe the 7 port hub has to be powered by the AC adapter, but the 4 port hub can be bus powered.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 8:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

runnibg a 500gb or a 750gb 2.5 inch hdd can be done but I advise using a powered usb port. the hdd would use most of the juice on a none powered 4 port hub
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 12:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've used one of these D-Link 7 Port USB Hub for years. I bought the original back in my PC days and when it developed a fault I bought another one which has been running now for over three years and gets a lot of use.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Depends on your use.

And your company choices...

I can recommend several usb hubs but considering you might want one that is powered you might want to spend more then 10.00 for one.

Belkin makes one that's 25.00 that target sells it's powered and works with macintosh computers no problem. Downside it's ugly as all get out.
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