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LaCie debuts Huby FireWire, USB hub

updated 12:05 pm EST, Thu November 30, 2006

LaCie debuts Huby

LaCie today unveiled its Huby combination FireWire and USB hub created exclusively for the company by French designer Ora-Īto. The new device features a round shape and a glossy white polycarbonate finish with eight flexible cables protruding from the base. The hub features eight glowing LEDs in white, violet, green, red, yellow, orange, blue, and pink. Two FireWire ports and four USB ports provide connectivity for both mediums alongside one upstream port for each technology. The unit is available for pre-order for $80, and includes a USB fan as well as a small USB light. It also ships with two USB 2.0 cables (type B male-type A male); one USB 2.0 cable (type A male-type mini B male); two USB 2.0 cables (type A male-type A female); two FireWire 6-to-6 pin (male-male); one FireWire 4-to-6 pin (male-male); a USB extension cable; a FireWire extension cable; and external power supply.




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  1. dynsight

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    not yet...

    um, very functional, very affordable, but it is scary looking, like Medusa with a hangover. Some may like it, but this is a bit unusual.

  1. DancingBrook

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    False advertising

    They claim you add 4 USB and 2 Firewire but fail to acknowledge you lose one of each as well, so in fact your net gain is 1 Firewire and 3 USB

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