USB 3.0 micro to 2+ USB 3.0 or 2.0 hub?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by slipper, Nov 8, 2010.

  1. slipper, Nov 8, 2010
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2010

    slipper macrumors 68000


    Nov 19, 2003
    Is there such thing as a USB 3.0 mini to 2x USB 3.0 or 2.0 hub? I recently purchased a WD My Book 3.0 which only has one USB 3.0 connector in the back but I need to have two connections for it.

    This is what it looks like:
  2. blueroom macrumors 603


    Feb 15, 2009
    Toronto, Canada
    You want to share a drive between two computers? You should have bought a NAS like QNAP or Synology.
  3. skorpien macrumors 68020

    Jan 14, 2008
    Or you'll need a USB switch or server. You cannot connect a single USB device to two separate computers.
  4. reebzor macrumors 6502a


    Jul 18, 2008
    Philadelphia, PA
    Didn't you post this same thread a couple days ago?

    Just unplug the harddrive from one machine when you need to connect it to the other. Or share out the drive. AFAIK you can't have a harddrive simultaniously connected to two computers using 1 port

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