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# 242719 11-Nov-2018 07:43
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Hi, I need a 3-4 port unpowered USB 3 hub, and there are hundreds of options on trademe.

 

I would like one that is of decent quality without costing a lot. [eg $10]

 

If anyone has any recommendations on quality ones that they've owned/used please let me know.

 

Many times I've bought these things and they are loose, way too tight, poor connection pins, etc and I'd like to avoid these if possible.

 

In terms of cabling, the longer the better! (Need it to connect 3-4 wired Xbox One controllers, away from the console)





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  # 2123552 11-Nov-2018 13:25
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Anker 3 port hub with Ethernet on Amazon.com, USB $25. Works great with my Surface Pro, about 100Mbps download which is the speed of my connection. It's more expensive than you want, and with more features than you need. It's a good brand.

 

Alternately, I have an $10 ebay one that works fine that you can collect in Wellington free or I would eventually post to you for the cost of postage. I think one of the four ports doesn't work, it's individually switched.

 

@freitasm NB Amazon link.




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  # 2125249 14-Nov-2018 07:59
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Hi timmay i appreciate your offer, i think I'll just get one from trade me to save you the hassle




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  # 2125257 14-Nov-2018 08:15
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I got one from PB Tech, Was $15 or so on special. Connected to my PC with USB 3.0 via USB C.
Has 4 ports, all USB 3, option to power it too. 
https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/USBAER2002/Aerocool-Premium-Aluminum-Type-C-4-Port-USB-30-Hub 

 

Solid as, no issues yet and ive flailed it against my desk a few times and it still lives.. 


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  # 2129874 20-Nov-2018 03:22
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I use a plug-able 10-port USB hub with 9 or 10 ports in use. Never had any issues.




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  # 2129910 20-Nov-2018 07:48
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thanks all, i bought a $10 from trademe and it works like a charm. but controllers don't work when i use a usb extension cable (xbox - extension cable - usb hub - controller) for some reason. so now I have a spare usb extension cable lol.





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