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This review is from: StarTech ST7200USBM Mountable Rugged Industrial 7 Port USB Hub
Pros: -Solid Construction
-Plenty of ports
-Provides voltage protection/isolation per port
-Great Customer Service from StarTech
Other Thoughts: This hub does not come with a power supply and the user provided supply wires in via bare wires to a removable terminal block on the hub, but it is a solid connection arrangement that also allows the end user to select the power they need for their application. I use this for an astrophotgraphy setup with multiple USB connected cameras, focuser, high end mount, etc. It is expensive gear and the StarTech hub protects it very well.
I can also comment on StarTech support. I emailed then twice and called them. They promptly answered my emails and an knowledgeable tech answered the phone. They helped me select a power supply to fit my needs...from another company!
Pros: It was 70% off!
Cons: The tools provided to configure and run the camera are based upon Java and when you try to run them with any recent version of Java you are warned that it will run with unrestricted access which may put your computer and personal information at risk. Then you click run and get a Java error that complains about a missing application-name manifest attribute.
Other Thoughts: Do some research and buy a webcam that is not based upon Java. I also went to the Rosewill website to see if they had updated the tools that would work with a recent Java release, and they do not.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4P AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard
Pros: Very easy build, no issues. Running a Phemon II X4 940 oc'ed to 3.4Ghz. 2GB of GSkil 1066 RAM 5-5-5-15
-Lots of SATA ports (they give you a bracket for 2 eSATA ports with a power jack)
-AM3 socket for future compatabilty (running AM2+ now, could go to AM3 proc in future)\
-Onboard sound is decent
-Tons of USB ports
Cons: None really.READ FULL REVIEW
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