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Andrew F.

Andrew F.

Joined on 10/20/13

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Product Reviews
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Most Favorable Review

Does what I need, but not how I need it

NEXIN USB 3.0 A Male to B Male 5 Feet - USB 3 Cable, USB 3.0 A to B Cable  (USB30-5-AB)
NEXIN USB 3.0 A Male to B Male 5 Feet - USB 3 Cable, USB 3.0 A to B Cable (USB30-5-AB)

Pros: - Cable fits the port on my monitor that enables data transfer in the monitor's USB hub

Overall Review: 5 feet seemed long enough, and technically it is, as the cable reaches both the port on my monitor and the port on my computer, but I only realized after plugging it in that I needed a longer cable for more slack. As it is, the cable when plugged in is pulled taut and hangs above my desk instead of drooping below it, out of sight. I've had to order a female-to-male USB 3 extension cable in hopes of giving it the extra slack I want in order for everything to look tidier. Consider getting a longer cable if the ports you want to plug the cable into are more than 3.5 feet apart.

Most Critical Review

Loose connector makes devices disconnect constantly

Sabrent 4-Port USB 2.0 Hub [90°/180° Degree Rotatable] (HB-UMN4)
Sabrent 4-Port USB 2.0 Hub [90°/180° Degree Rotatable] (HB-UMN4)

Pros: - Connector does have multiple positions and stays in them well enough - Devices make solid connection when plugged into hub

Cons: - Male connector does not make solid connection with the USB port that the hub gets plugged into, causing devices to keep disconnecting and reconnecting

Overall Review: I wouldn't recommend this. I'm not really sure how my issue can be addressed; it may be a fundamental weakness of the design. I would have rather gotten a rigid L-shaped hub, but couldn't find any.