USB help

  charlie9999 13:54 21 Sep 2007
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I've run out of usb ports on my laptop and i wanted to get a cable that divides into 2 or more USBs. I don't know what they're called so I'm having trouble finding them on the net. If someone could tell me their proper name and approx. prices that'd be great.

  A-Nonymous 13:55 21 Sep 2007

USB Hub

  A-Nonymous 13:55 21 Sep 2007

Even better..

External USB Hub

  charlie9999 13:55 21 Sep 2007

quick response lol. thanks a lot :)

  A-Nonymous 13:58 21 Sep 2007

No probs.

  [email protected] 13:58 21 Sep 2007
  Technotiger 13:59 21 Sep 2007

I would advise getting a Powered external 4xport USB hub. The laptops power might not be strong enough for extra USB items unless the hub is Powered - ie with a Mains connection.

  €dstowe 14:00 21 Sep 2007

May be advised not to run printers or scanners via a hub - these can be very temperamental if not plugged directly into the motherboard.

  charlie9999 14:01 21 Sep 2007

ok i'll keep that in mind thanks

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