Networking

Cracking Open the Ultra 7-Port Buddy Hub

The Circuit Board

Visible at the top of the circuit board are the hub's seven (silver) USB ports. Beneath each USB port is its corresponding A/B switch (and LED indicators). At the bottom are the two (silver) USB ports for connecting two PCs (and which enable sharing the USB-connected devices between two PCs).

About Erik Eckel

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...