Hub/Repeater is hot pluggable.

Press Release Summary:

Supporting data transfer rates up to 800 Mbps, 1394B-HUB-3 FireWire hub/repeater allows user to connect and swap 2 FireWire devices to single computer without rebooting. When used as repeater, it doubles maximum range of FireWire cable from standard 14.75 ft to 29.5 ft, and multiple units can be cascaded to extend range up to 236 ft. Unit features circuitry designed to protect equipment from ESD, and supports plug-n-play specifications.

Original Press Release:

VPI Introduces 1394b FireWire Hub/Repeater

June 19, 2008

AURORA, OH: Video Products Inc today announced the addition of the 1394B-HUB-3 FireWire Hub/Repeater to its popular line of hubs.

The 1394B-HUB-3 FireWire Hub/Repeater allows a user to quickly connect and swap two FireWire devices to a single computer without rebooting. It supports data transfer rates up to 800 Mbps, supports Plug-n-Play specifications, and is hot-pluggable.

When used as a repeater, the 1394B-HUB-3 FireWire Hub/Repeater doubles the maximum range of FireWire cable from the standard 14.75 feet to 29.5 feet. Multiple units can be cascaded to extend the range up to 236 feet. The Hub/Repeater also features circuitry specifically designed to protect your equipment from electrostatic discharge (ESD).

Available for immediate sale, the 1394B-HUB-3 FireWire Hub/Repeater costs $95 each.

VPI offers connectivity products of exceptional quality. Our product line includes a wide variety of cables, adapters, hubs, switches and splitters. All of our products are rigorously tested and are backed with a one year warranty on all parts and labor, and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. Responsive customer service and technical support are available to assist with product selection and user questions (800-626-7801, fax 330-562-1999, e-mail

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