The Circuit BoardVisible 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).
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 of Eckel Media Corp., a communications company specializing in public relations and technical authoring projects.