ACCES I/O Products, Inc., is pleased to announce the addition of a rugged, industrial-strength 4-port USB hub to its ever-growing product line of small form factor embedded products—the USB-104-HUB. This small industrial/military grade hub features extended temperature operation (-40°C to 85°C), high retention USB connectors, and an industrial steel enclosure for shock and vibration mitigation.
The OEM version (board only) is PC/104 sized and can easily be installed in new or existing PC/104-based systems as well. The USB-104-HUB now makes it easy to add additional USB-based I/O to your embedded system or to connect peripherals such as external hard drives, keyboards, GPS, wireless and more. Real-world markets include Industrial Automation, Embedded OEM, Laboratory, Kiosk, Transportation/Automotive, and Military/Government. This versatile four port hub can be bus powered or self powered. You may choose from three power input connectors: DC power input jack, screw terminals, or 3.5" drive power connector (Berg). Mounting provisions include DIN rail, 3.5" front panel drive bay mounting, and various panel mounting plates. 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 home or office PCs. Available accessories include a wide variety of standard USB cables and mounting provisions for quick and easy-to-use, out of the box, connectivity.
To make use of the miniature embedded USB header connectors, ACCES offers an assortment of embedded micro-fit USB header cables.
No driver installation is required for the USB-104-HUB product. 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.