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External HD and USB hubs


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I have a GRaid2 extrenal hard drive and want to connect to to my Imac. What cable do I use? Also can I hook a USB hub to enable mutiple devices? If so is this hub connected to the GRaid or to the Imac?
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Depends on what cable the external drive has available, if it's usb, the you can't use say e-sata .... at least Macs don't have the hybrid port yet

and yes, usb does support "branching" so u can connect multiple devices to one usb slot through a hub (unlike firewire) ... u should connect this hub to the mac side and then the devices into the hub, there actually isn't a different way to plug it mechanically
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