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4 port USB hub (USB 2 compatible) only £2.00 delivered at ministry of deals

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Ministry of deals is similar to Boffer but has 4 deals per day. £2 for a hub looks good in my opinion! Slim 4 Port USB Hub Your Price Today £2.00 | RRP £12.99 | Saving £10.99 * Adds 4 e… Read More
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7y, 8m agoFound 7 years, 8 months ago
Ministry of deals is similar to Boffer but has 4 deals per day. £2 for a hub looks good in my opinion!

Slim 4 Port USB Hub
Your Price Today £2.00 | RRP £12.99 | Saving £10.99

* Adds 4 extra USB ports to your computer
* Compatible with high speed USB 2.0 connections
* Slim profile makes it perfect for laptops
* Integrated USB connecter tucks away into underside
* Indicator light shows when the hub is in use
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#1
unbranded product from china
use at your own risk!
voted cold
#2
How big is the cable on this, might be useful if it wasnt so short
#3
you can get this exact one for about 70p delivered on fleabay...

i wouldnt bank on usb 2.0 speed transfers though.
#4
I thought I saw this at my local poundland...
#5
looks the same a the asda £5 one
#6
Am I right in presuming that "USB 2.0 compatible" really means it only runs at USB 1 speeds
#7
I had one of these - got it from Amazon a few months back.
Total sh..
It wouldn't let me connect a card reader and mobile broadband dongle at the same time. Connecting a mouse and broadband dongle at the same time resulted in an ultra-slow connection.

Save your money. Even at two quid it isn't a bargain.

Voted cold

At Sabrett - about 2cm long.
#8
not 'similar to Boffer' it is boffer under another name.
#9
Avoid these "deal" websites. Although the RRP savings might make it seem like a bargain, don't forget they are still making money at those prices so the products are usually sub-standard and barely working.
#10
StockportGerbil;6416668
I thought I saw this at my local poundland...


The one at Poundland is USB 1 and 1.1 only, this is USB 2.0
#11
Had something similar, played havoc with my ipod. Wouldnae sync at all, even using normal usb ports while the thing was plugged in.
#12
boonkoh;6417581
Avoid these "deal" websites. Although the RRP savings might make it seem like a bargain, don't forget they are still making money at those prices so the products are usually sub-standard and barely working.


I heard about MinistryOfDeals from this site and ordered four times so far - everything I received is reasonable quality.

In fact, I have recently ordered the FitnessFirst sun-glasses (2 for £4) and they're excellent quality and style. They included two weekend passes to FitnessFirst so that was a real hot bargain, at least in my opinion :-)

I have ordered this USB hub too, heat and rep added - thanks very much.
#13
pete_l
Am I right in presuming that "USB 2.0 compatible" really means it only runs at USB 1 speeds


Compatible means if you plug it into a USB 2 port it will work at USB 2 speeds.
#14
boonkoh
Avoid these "deal" websites. Although the RRP savings might make it seem like a bargain, don't forget they are still making money at those prices so the products are usually sub-standard and barely working.


I disagree i've had some fantastic stuff from boffer and ministry. Nothing i have bought has been sub-standard or inferior except where they tell you (e.g. a scratch or mark on the case). They make it very clear what you are buying. If you are a person that is sniffy about buying refurbs or graded products then don't use them. Simple, but most of us,particularly in these difficult times are open to a good bargain and it gives us an opportunity to buy something we otherwise couldn't afford!
#15
refaey
I heard about MinistryOfDeals from this site and ordered four times so far - everything I received is reasonable quality.

In fact, I have recently ordered the FitnessFirst sun-glasses (2 for £4) and they're excellent quality and style. They included two weekend passes to FitnessFirst so that was a real hot bargain, at least in my opinion :-)

I have ordered this USB hub too, heat and rep added - thanks very much.


Thanks! :thumbsup:
#16
It looks like this hub is unpowered. This usually means that you stand little chance of being able to find 4 things that you can plug in that will work - most devices require more power than a splitter such as this can provide. I have an unpowered hub here, I can't plug in more than 1 of the following into it: mouse, anything that charges, USB memory keys with led access light, so its less useful than you'd expect.
#17
StockportGerbil
I thought I saw this at my local poundland...


U beat me 2 it, it's the same as in Poundland.
I believe it's USB 1.1 (USB2 compatible, but not USB2 speads)
#18
refaey
The one at Poundland is USB 1 and 1.1 only, this is USB 2.0


No - it's not, and it doesn't claim that it is! It is USB2 COMPATIBLE which means it works with USB2 but only at USB1 speed!
#19
alfreer1;6418396
U beat me 2 it, it's the same as in Poundland.
I believe it's USB 1.1 (USB2 compatible, but not USB2 speads)


I'd be quite disappointed if this is not USB 2.0 as mentioned. I'm sure MinistryOfDeals would take it back for a refund but it will cost more than £2 to return to whatever Island they're sending from (I think it's Guernsey).

And as far as I'm aware: USB2 Compatible = USB 2 Speeds.
#20
Ordered, http://img268.imageshack.us/img268/7296/cheersz.jpg Angof.
#21
The term "USB2 compatible" was coined by sellers stuck with loads of USB1 goods just after USB2 was introduced - lots of people didn't know if a USB1 gadget would work in a USB2 port.

USB2 means it works at USB2 speed while USB2 compatible means it will work in a USB2 port but only at USB1 speed.

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