The Kendrick active USB Hub is powered from 12 vdc, and to the best of our knowledge, this is the only hub of its type in the world! This hub has been designed primarliy for use by astro-photographers but this it will appeal to anyone requiring a USB hub in a field operation or permanent observatory situation.
Standard desktop hubs are designed for use indoors and must be powered from 120 volt or 240 volt mains electricity. For anyone requiring the use of a USB hub outdoors or in a remote situation where access to mains electricity is difficult or impossible, this device is a welcome addition.
For astro-imagers, the use of a hub at the scope helps reduce wire routing and tangling problems. We use a small heater inside to keep things nice & dry!
USB3.0 transfer rates up to 5Gbps, 10 times faster than USB2.0
Charging hub that can recharging smart-phones/tablets that require 2.1 Amp
A small heater inside keeps plugs nice and dry!
Powered from 12 VDC.
This is an active hub.
Backwards compatible with USB2.0 /1.1
Optional port dust covers. Great for use in unused ports and for storage. Keeps your ports clean and moisture free!
Includes velcro to attach to a surface of your choice.
Hubs can be ganged.
Electrical requirement: 12 VDC.
Maximum Total aperage: 5 amps / 2.4 Amp on individual ports
Dimensions: 6.89 ” x 2.95″ x 0.91″ (175mm X 75mm X 23mm)
Weight (without Power Cord): 5.8 oz (166 gr)
One year parts and labour warranty.