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New Product: Ace4U is a cable-free USB hub for Raspberry Pi A+/3A+

Good day dear friends, today we announce our new product: Ace4U!

What is Ace4U?

We already have BIG7 USB hub for Raspberry Pi 2B, 3B and 3B+, and have Zero4U USB hub for Raspberry Pi Zero and Zero W, now we finally have a USB hub for Raspberry Pi A+ and 3A+: Ace4U!

Ace4U is a cable-free, 4-port USB hub for Raspberry Pi A+/3A+. It uses 4 pogo pins to make connection between the USB hub and Raspberry Pi, so no soldering will be required.

Ace4U can be attached under Raspberry Pi A+/3A+, and give you a compact piece of hardware:

You can also place it into an Acrylic case:

Want to Know More?

You can find more details about Zero2Go Omini in its user manual: http://www.uugear.com/doc/Ace4U_UserManual.pdf

Where to Buy?

You can order it now from our online shop. Our resellers may also resell this product.

New Product: Zero4U is Coming Soon!

About two months ago, we released our new 7-port USB hub for Raspberry Pi. Today we are going to announce another new product: Zero4U!

As implied by its name, this new product is designed for Raspberry Pi Zero. More specifically, it is a 4-port USB hub for Raspberry Pi Zero and it is designed to build Raspberry Pi Zero with 4 USB ports. This USB hub has 4 pogo pins on its back, and they will contact to the testing pads on Raspberry Pi Zero, if you mount them together, back to back. These pogo pins will establish the data and power connections between USB hub and Raspberry Pi Zero, so you don’t need to solder wires between them any more.

 

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Zero4U: 4-Port USB Hub for Raspberry Pi Zero

The USB hub will take power from Raspberry Pi directly (via the pogo pins), and can output up to 2A current in total for all USB ports. There is a blue LED on board that will work as a power indicator (which Raspberry Pi Zero doesn’t have). Besides each USB port, there is a white LED that will work as data indicator. If you connect USB device to any USB port, its data indicator will light up.

 

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Zero4U gets powered from the Raspberry Pi Zero, and powers all USB devices

Although this USB hub is designed for Raspberry Pi Zero, you can use it on other computers. Just use a USB cable to connect the mini USB port to the up-stream USB port, then it is ready to rock.

The price for this USB hub is 200 CZK (about 7.40 EUR, or 8.40 USD, or 5.80 GBP), and the package also includes the plastic nuts, screws and standoffs for mounting the USB hub and Raspberry Pi Zero together. At the time being, this product is not in stock yet, but we are working hard to make that happen. Hopefully it will be in stock in two weeks. If you want, you can back-order it now, and we will ship it to you as long as it gets stocked.