D-Link Hi-Speed USB 2.0 7-Port Powered Hub (DUB-H7)

D-Link Hi-Speed USB 2.0 7-Port Powered Hub (DUB-H7)

August 14, 2013 - Comment

The D-Link DUB-H7 2.0 is a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 7-port hub that is backward compatible with USB 1.0 and 1.1. It provides an out of the box industry standard that allows connection of up to seven USB peripherals or devices to your USB ready PC or Mac. The D-Link DUB-H7 is targeted at PC and

The D-Link DUB-H7 2.0 is a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 7-port hub that is backward compatible with USB 1.0 and 1.1. It provides an out of the box industry standard that allows connection of up to seven USB peripherals or devices to your USB ready PC or Mac. The D-Link DUB-H7 is targeted at PC and Mac users that are expanding the number of USB ports on their system. The USB fast charging port allows you to quickly charge your iPad, iPhone, tablet, or other power hungry mobile devices.

The D-Link 7-Port USB 2.0 Hub (DUB-H7) instantly adds more USB 2.0 ports to your computer. It allows you to connect up to seven USB peripherals–such as digital cameras, printers, external hard drives, mice, keyboards, flash drives, and tablets to your laptop or desktop. The DUB-H7 is fully compliant to USB 2.0 specifications with data transfer rates of up to 480 Mbps1. It is an ideal solution for transferring data between your computer and USB devices.

DUB-H7The 4-port DUB-H4 USB hub with two fast charging ports.

Key Features

Add up to 7 USB peripherals to your computer Transfer speeds of up to 480 Mbps Two high-current (1.2 amps per port) USB fast charging ports Plug-n-Play, no driver required Complies USB-IF Battery charging specifications 1.1 Complies with USB specification version 2.0; backward compatible with USB 1.1 1-year limited warranty2 DUB-H7 schematicSee larger image.

Not Just a USB Hub, Also a Fast USB Charger

The DUB-H7 features two USB fast charging ports that provide high power (1.2 amps per port) under Fast-Charge Mode2. Taking up only one AC outlet, it gives you the ability to simultaneously fast charge two power hungry devices including iPad, iPhone, tablets, smart phones, and MP3 players.

Plug-n-Play and Backward Compatible

Just connect the DUB-H7 to a power outlet and a USB port on your computer; it’s that simple to add 7 USB 2.0 ports to your computer. The DUB-H7 is also backward compatible with USB 1.13, ensuring connectivity between your computer and legacy USB devices. If you need more ports, you can connect additional USB hubs to support up to 127 devices.

Take It With You Anywhere

The slim and compact design makes it easy to fit in a laptop bag and carry it with you, wherever you go. Experience the convenience and reliability with the D-Link 7-Port Hi-Speed USB Hub while on the go.

What’s in the Box

7-Port USB 2.0 Hub; AC adapter; USB 2.0 cable; quick installation guide

1 For comparison purposes only. Maximum transfer rate based on USB 2.0 specifications. actual data throughput will vary. Using a USB 1.1 port will affect device performance.
2 Fast Charge function supported on hardware Rev. C or later. Enter the Fast-Charge Mode by disconnecting the DUB-H7 from your computer, or by powering off your computer.
3 It is recommended that the combined power consumption on all ports should not exceed 2A or 10W.
4 1-Year Limited Warranty available only in the USA and Canada

Product Features

  • Compact design ideal for travel
  • Up to 40x Faster than USB 1.1 (1); up to 480Mbps
  • 7 downstream Ports to Connect More Devices to Your Computer
  • Works with USB 1.x Devices
  • Convenient Plug and Play Installation

Comments

"sgtmarshall" says:

Good product, but laptop users beware I bought this product to work with my Dell Inspiron laptop running WinXP Pro. So far it works great with my wireless mouse, keyboard, and digital camera plugged in simultaneously. The AC power ensures that your USB-powered devices will work properly. However, there is one issue to be aware of: this hub only works when plugged into AC power, which was not clearly indicated in the specs. For this reason, it is not a good hub for laptop users on the go, which is why I give it only 4 stars…

N. Caine says:

Two features worth noting I think the other reviews largely get it right. Two things I haven’t seen in them, however: first, the plug on the power cord is in the shape of a wide black monolith, so, like bulky a/c adaptors… Second, the included documentation says that the hub will revert to a USB 1.1 hub FOR ALL DEVICES if you have any USB 1 device connected. It says that to get USB 2.0 throughput, you must disconnect all USB 1.0 or 1.1 devices from the hub first. That’s worth knowing. Finally, if you buy…

Joel Kolstad "Zimbo" says:

This item is getting something of an undeserved rap here… *** Note: Several recent comments have stated that this product no longer comes with a worldwide voltage input (100-240V) power supply. That’s a shame, and I’d definitely knock a star off the review if I could due to this change on D-Link’s part — I can only imagine it was part of a cost-cutting move. :-( (Note that this review was originally posted in 2005, so it’s been a LIFETIME for an electronic device and the DUB-H7′s you buy today are likely quite dissimilar insofar as their…

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