Cracking Open the Ultra 7-Port Buddy Hub

Ultra 7-Port Buddy Hub - The Blister Pack

by Erik Eckel

The Ultra 7-Port Buddy Hub makes quick work of adding additional USB port capacity and also enables the sharing of USB-connected peripherals between two PCs. Take a peek inside the device.

Editor's Note: Several weeks after this gallery published, the manufacturer forwarded a newer Buddy Hub model that features USB 2.0 support. Subsequently, we've added several slides to the end of this gallery.


Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president o...