These port spacings are within the standard USB spec, but with a desktop hub it’s always nice to have a little extra room to maneuver bulky USB thumb drives about. The hub itself measures x85x17mm in size and is made from a combination of hard and rubberized plastic. Cable management is good, wires out the back and space for two USB thumb drives to be plugged in the top of the unit. Find out about this and many other reviews by joining the Weekly PCstats. Two USB ports located on the top of the hub, these are convenient for dropping in a thumb drive.
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On the whole, the Belkin F5U is a solidly constructed device that does job.
Installation Guide, USB 2. If you just need a hub for the home or IT lab, you can find similarly equipped USB hubs for a lot less money though. The power brick is built thin so it only takes up one plug slot on a power bar, nice touch. There’s also a square hole right in the middle of the hub measuring 24x19mm – no idea what this is for.
Belkin 7-port USB 2.
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The two small connectors at left are ff5u307 5V DC power connection and mini-USB data link for the hub-to-host-computer connection. Beginners Guides Cases and Access.
Cable management is good, wires f5uu307 the back and space for two USB thumb drives to be plugged in the top of the unit. The unit is weighted so it will stay put when USB thumb drives or cables are plugged in, which is a nice touch. The 7-port hub operates at Mbps USB 2.
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Belkin Hi-speed USB 2.0 7 Port Hub Model # F5u307 With Power Supply
I suppose it’s a useful feature if you have more than 7 USB cables to plug in and find yourself swapping wires frequently? If you’ve ever used one of those ubiquitous ‘cheap USB hub’ you know they’re light as a feather and require two hands to connect anything, so the weight and four rubber feet of the F5U go a long way to improving the usability of this device. These port spacings are within the standard USB spec, but with a desktop hub it’s always nice to have a little extra room to maneuver bulky USB thumb drives about.
Along right edge of the Belkin hub is a rubberized cable management loop, intended to keep stray cables from falling down behind the desk where they’re near impossible to get at.
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Rubberized feet keep the hub from sliding around on the desktop as wires or devices are connected to it. Related Articles Here are a few other articles that you might enjoy as well Hidden status lights illuminate when the corresponding USB 2.
Belkin 7-Port USB 2.
The Belkin F5U hub has a nice appearance that doesn’t look excessively ‘techie’ on an office desk. This company has always invested in good design, so every once in a while when a new Belkin product crosses the PCSTATS bench we’re apt to test it with an open mind.
The hub itself measures x85x17mm in fu5307 and is made from a combination of hard and rubberized plastic.