USB Hub for Sim Racing

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by Rinax89, Jul 1, 2018.

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  1. Rinax89

    Rinax89

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    Any one got any recommendations on a USB Hub with external power that can power several USB displays and wheel base/pedal/shifter set?

    Also, if I do use USB displays on a USB Hub, will there be any latency on the displays? Would it be more advisable to connect USB displays directly to the PC instead?

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Lurkusmaximus

    Lurkusmaximus

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    I've used one of these https://www.juicedsystems.com/10-Port-USB-30-Aluminum-Hub_p_17.html as well as one of their 13 port hubs. Has worked well with a Thrustmaster wheel and Fanatec pedals. Really solid product.It appears they may not offer the 13 port model anymore. Of course none of the sim hardware manufacturers recommend using a hub at all, but if your system is a ways away like mine, I really have no choice.
     
  3. Beef36

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    I'd put secondary hardware like keyboard, mouse, button boxes onto the USB Hub, and leave primary hardware like Steering Wheel, Pedals, Oculus Rift plugged directly into the PC.

    I have a Orico PCI-E USB 3.0 4 Port card and Oculus Rift sensors do not work in that, and I have seen other forum users raising similiar USB Hub / Extender Card compatibility issues with Direct Drive Wheels, particularly with USB 3.0 Hubs.

    Some say this issue abates when switching to a USB 2 hub.
     
  4. Andrew_WOT

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