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USB fanboys teased with 16-port hub

Handy hardware - or example of tech art?

Do you have at least 16 USB devices you'd like to connect to your computer at the same time? Look no further: gadget retailer Brando has a USB 2.0 hub with exactly that number of input ports.

Brando 16-port USB hub

USB 2.0 being what it is, none of the devices you hook up will communicate at the bus standard's peak speed, 480Mb/s, and you'll almost certainly need to connect the hub's external power supply.

Brando 16-port USB hub

And in case your system's USB port can cope with this little lot, you can hook the hub up to a second port too.

Utterly bonkers, of course, but the fully laden hub has a certain industrial tech art charm:

Brando 16-port USB hub

Whatever you buy it for, it'll cost you $72 (£45). ®

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