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Multi-host USB Switch diagram

Using the Acroname Programmable USB 2x4 hub as a software accessible USB switch between two hosts

Post date: 1 month 3 weeks ago
Often a simple USB switch with a physical button is used to switch USB devices between two different host computers. In many cases it would be nice to execute the host switch without physically pushing a button on the device. The Acroname Programmable USB 2x4 hub (2x4) allows a user to switch hosts...

How many Acroname USBHub3+ Hubs can I daisy-chain?

Post date: 2 months 5 days ago
Customers often ask how many Acroname USBHub3+ hubs can be daisy-chained. The answer is pretty simple: four. However, getting there requires some understanding of the USB specification and the internal topology of Acroname hubs. Also, by following our suggested configuration, customers can maximize...

Programmatically Checking for Attached Devices

Post date: 2 months 1 week ago
Acroname's hubs are a robust hardware solution to many common usb related tasks:  remotely simulating a manual plug-cycle, charging (or not charging) batteries on connected devices, and switching control between two host computers. Accompanying this robust hardware is an equally robust, mature,...

How to Turn On or Off USB Remotely via Software (No Unplugging)

Post date: 3 months 3 weeks ago
The problem   USB devices often need to be disconnected and reconnected (plug-cycled) or reset. The  reasons for plug-cycling a USB device are as varied as types of USB devices themselves.   In service, the simplest solution to many USB-related problems is to reset the errant host machine or...

How Many USB Devices Can I Connect?

Post date: 1 year 11 months ago
Some customers who have been using multiple Acroname USBHub3+ hubs have shared with us that they cannot add more than two USBHub3+ hubs to their system or that they are running out of USB resources. As it happens, this is not a limitation of USBHub3+ itself, but rather a limitation of the host USB...
USB Hub ESD Event Handling Illustration

Is your USB Hub reliable?

Post date: 3 years 11 months ago
At Acroname, we take ESD seriously. We recently partnered with the team at Pragma Design (https://pragma-design.com), a leader in ESD analysis and solutions, to improve ESD event handling of the USBHub3+ 8-port Programmable USB 3.0 Hub.       Pragma Design's advanced current reconstruction...
Vision Systems Design 2017 Innovators Award

Acroname Wins Vision Systems Design 2017 Innovators Award

Post date: 3 years 12 months ago
It's great when customers find your products useful. It's fantastic and humbling when your product is recognized by the industry as innovative. Vision Systems Design Magazine's Innovator's Award program recognizes innovative technologies, products and systems in the vision and image processing...
Electronic Design review of USBHub3+

Electronic Design review of USBHub3+

Post date: 4 years 4 months ago
The editors at Electronic Design had never seen a programmable USB hub before, so we sent one of the Acroname USBHub3+ units to them for evaluation. The team at ED mentioned how simple USBHub3+ is to use and particularly how it would enhance USB product testing or manufacturing environments...

"Simply the best USB 3.0 hub on the market."

Post date: 4 years 5 months ago
Come take a look at what customers are saying about Acroname's USBHub3+. We are excited to share this 5-star review of USBHub3+ on Amazon, written by an Acroname customer who was looking for a high-reliability USB 3.0 hub for their medical product: "Simply the best USB 3.0 hub on the market. This...
Programmable Industrial USB 3.0 Hub

Acroname Announces World's First Programmable USB 3.0 Hub

Post date: 4 years 8 months ago
September 07, 2016 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acroname, a leading producer of embedded automation and manufacturing test platforms, has announced the launch of the USBHub3+, an 8-port programmable USB 3.0 hub which is optimized for manufacturing and...

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