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Rugged, Industrial-Strength 4-Port USB Hub Features Extended Temperature and 3.5 Inch Drive Bay Front Panel Mounting

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May 13, 2015—SAN DIEGO, CA

ACCES I/O Products, Inc., is pleased to announce the availability of a rugged, industrial-strength 4-port USB hub that mounts in a 3.5 inch drive bay—model USB-3.5-HUB. This small industrial/military grade hub features extended temperature operation (-40°C to 85°C), high retention USB connectors, and an industrial steel drive bay mounting bracket for shock and vibration mitigation. The 3.5″ front panel drive bay mounting provision allows for easy installation in rack-mount industrial and military grade style chassis, as well as in home or office PCs.

The USB-3.5-HUB now brings four high-performance USB ports with high retention type A connectors to the front panel of your PC. The unit makes it easy to add USB-based I/O to your embedded system or to connect peripherals such as external hard drives, GPS, wireless and more. Real-world markets include Industrial Automation, Embedded OEM, Transportation/Automotive, Military/Government, and Home, Office or Production Workstations.

This versatile 4-port hub is self-powered directly from the Berg connector (3.5″ floppy drive power connector) fed from the PC power supply and can provide a full 500mA source at 5V on each of the downstream ports. Available accessories include embedded OEM USB cables for connecting to an available host USB port on your motherboard (either standard or metric spacing) and a power splitter cable in case your Berg connector is already being used.

Key features of the USB-3.5-HUB include:

  • Rugged, industrialized, four-port USB hub
  • High-speed USB 2.0 device, USB 3.1 compatible
  • Industrial temperature operation (-40°C to +85°C)
  • Data transfer rates up to 480 Mbps
  • Supports bus-powered, or self-powered mode using 3.5” drive Berg power connector
  • LED indicators for power and fault conditions for each downstream port
  • Industrial grade USB connectors feature high-retention design
  • 3.5″ front panel drive bay mounting provision

Software

No driver installation is required for the USB-3.5-HUB. Any USB compliant operating system will automatically install it. It will enumerate as a Generic Hub which uses the USB Hub Class Driver that is built into USB compliant operating systems such as Linux (including Mac OS X) and Windows.

For additional information, readers can view a data sheet and manual for the new USB-3.5-HUB by visiting the product webpage at www.accesio.com/USB-3.5-HUB.

About ACCES I/O Products, Inc.

For over 25 years, ACCES I/O Products, Inc. has supplied an extensive range of analog, digital, serial communication, and isolated I/O boards and solutions. ACCES also offers complete systems, integration services and enclosures with a quick turn-around on custom projects including software. ACCES products are designed for use with Ethernet, PCI Express, PCI Express Mini Card, USB, USB/104, USB/PICO, PC/104, PCI, Ethernet and ISA, as well as distributed, wireless I/O, and computer-on-module (COM) form factors. All hardware comes with a 30-day, no-risk return policy and a three-year warranty. All hardware comes with a 30-day, no-risk return policy and a three-year warranty. For further information, visit the company’s web site at www.accesio.com.

Price is $179 per unit

Please inquire for OEM and volume pricing

Availability: Now

Delivery: Stock to two weeks ARO


For Further Information, Contact:


Chris Persidok

Marketing Communications Director
ACCES I/O Products, Inc.
10623 Roselle Street, San Diego, CA 92121
Tel: 858.550.9559 FAX: 858.550.7322
E-mail: cpersidok@accesio.com
URL: www.accesio.com

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