Rugged USB hub for military, transportation, and industrial uses introduced by Access I/O

SAN DIEGO, 15 June 2015. Access I/O Products Inc. in San Diego is introducing the model USB-3.5-HUB industrial-strength 4-port rugged USB hub for military and government, transportation and automotive, and industrial automation applications.

By Mil & Aero staff
By Mil & Aero staff

SAN DIEGO, 15 June 2015. ACCES I/O Products Inc. in San Diego is introducing the model USB-3.5-HUB industrial-strength 4-port rugged USB hub for military and government, transportation and automotive, and industrial automation applications.

The industrial- and military-grade devices mounts in a 3.5-inch drive bay, operates in temperatures from -40 to 85 degrees Celsius, has high-retention USB connectors, and an industrial steel drive bay mounting bracket for shock and vibration mitigation.

The front-panel drive bay mounting provision allows for installation in rackmount industrial and military-grade style chassis, as well as in home or office PCs.

The unit enables users to add USB-based I/O to embedded systems or to connect peripherals such as external hard drives, GPS, and wireless devices.

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The hub is self-powered from the Berg connector fed from the PC power supply and can provide a 500 milliamps source at 5 volts on each of the downstream ports.

Available accessories include embedded OEM USB cables for connecting to an available host USB port on your motherboard and a power splitter cable. No software driver installation is required; any USB-compliant operating system will install it automatically.

For more information contact Access I/O online at www.accesio.com.

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