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BELKIN Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and FireWire 6-Port Hub for Mac® mi

 
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 12:07 am    Post subject: BELKIN Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and FireWire 6-Port Hub for Mac® mi Reply with quote

Hi to everybody here! I´ve got this hub, that looks great, but I can´t find my external HD when I connect them, got 2 seagates, no problem with these two, but my western digital and also a new freeagent go flex (seagate) is no way i can´t reach them from the hub and got to plug them in the mac- mini, what is a real pain.... with my portable HD(go flex seagate) because I usually take it with my laptop, Macbook. if anyone could help me out, I tried to find a new firmware but didn´t get any solution.
Thank you again in advance!
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 6:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

that hub s@cks. don't use it. Been there done that. I had it a few years ago it never worked correctly.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 7:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Isn't it effectively two SEPARATE hubs on one box? (one USB, one FW) so you need to connect up BOTH the USB and FW cables to the mini? You've tried that, right?
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 10:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

yes he needs to hook the little fw and the usb cables up. what happens is you get lousy stability as the hub is powered via the mini not a wallwart. dropouts are common.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I too have the Belkin USB/Firewire Hub. Like Phil says, it stinks! I used it for 2 months. I hated it. No Power Light unless you look in the hole of the unit. I discovered the Green Light in there after using it for a month. So I guess it was getting Power. Worked much worse than my original idea of Daisy Chaining. Now it sits in an old shoe Box with other Peripherals I no Longer use.
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