Powered USB hubs?

With occasional threads suggesting that the Pi has problems when asked to power too many usb devices, can we have a few recommendations for specific powered usb hubs from those who are already succesfully using them?

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The elinux link is a little outdated as the pi no longer has the limiting fuses and back feeding isn't really much of an issue anymore unless you bought the pi long enough ago such that it has the limiting fuses ...

It seems from these lists you've kindly linked to that in many cases one still needs to know the chipset inside the hubs. Is there a way to interrogate a device to find this bit of info out? Also it would be rather ...

To be honest, its a no make, happy shopper style Hub, it actually says on it "4PORT usb HUB" and thats it. I got it from here....http://www.3000rpm.com/

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Thanks for the reply.There might be something like that behind it, because i used the usb to power raspi, is that something wrong thing to do?P3


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