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Not Reading Peripherals - i-rocks IR-4100 4-Port USB Hub

When I plug in my external drive and my clip drive into the i-rocks USB hub, the hub doesn't read / see them. When I plug the peripherals into the computer tower itself, they show up. This is the second time I've had this problem. The first time, I just bought a new hub, and have used this current one for several years. However, it seems that i-rocks hubs simply give up after a few years. I'd like a recommendation on a higher quality brand than i-rocks.

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  • anewist Aug 27, 2007

    Valiis, Thank you for your response. I will look at Belkin.

    What I have also learned is that a self-powered hub would work better. A hub that you plug into a power source. Mine is bus-powered, plugged into my computer. I specifically bought a bus-powered hub because of a lack of sockets for all of my peripherals. However, I will go with self-powered for now.

    Thank you for taking the time to write in. I appreciate it.

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If your looking for a good quality USB hub, i would go with a Belkin. They do cost more than most other hubs, but from the 8 years i have been at my retail store, they have had the lowest return rate of all that I have sold.

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