HUBBY7 is an internal USB 2.0 hub with seven ports. The hub is designed to meet the requirements of Aqua Computers sensors and controllers and comes with some special features:
Current monitoring of connected devices and automatic shutdown of the hub and error reporting to the operating system in case of overcurrent. Additional thermal monitoring and safety fuse to prevent damage to motherboard and connected devices.
Power can by supplied to the hub either via USB connection to the motherboard or via SATA power connector.
If power is supplied via USB, depending on motherboard configuration, power will also be supplied during standby of the PC, therefore enabling connected devices (keyboard, aquaero) to trigger system startup. When using USB power supply, a maximum current of 500 mA is available for the hub and all connected devices in total.
If power is supplied directly from the PSU via SATA power connector, no power is supplied during standby, which might for example be beneficial to disable computer mice with annoying light emmisions during standby. When using SATA power supply, a total current of 1000 mA is avaailable, split up to a total of 500 mA for ports 1, 2 and 3 combined and ports 4, 5, 6 and 7 combined.
The hub can be installed raised by 20 mm above the motherboard, the hub is equipped with suitable mounting holes distanced according to ATX specification, spacers and screws are supplied with the hub. Alternatively, the hub can be installed using a self-adhesive hook-and-loop fastening strip also supplied with the hub.
Scope of delivery:
One USB hub
One internal USB cable, total length 25 cm
Self-adhesive hook-and-loop fastening strip
Approx. 80 x 30 mm, Height 16 mm without cables (ca. 55 mm total incl. cables when installed above motherboard)
Notice: Because of current limiting features, the hub is not suitable for USB-powered hard drives, CD-ROM drives, mobile phones and similar devices.