Trendnet TU2-400E works without any particular software or drivers. The basic thing is that the connected devices should employ USB 2.0 or USB 1.1/1.0 interfaces. It is powered directly from PC USB port. Also, the casing contains a socket for additional PSU which is able to supply power to all connected devices.
The model is notable by high data transfer speed that achieves the margin of 480 Mb/sec. At the same time, the hub consumes not more than 0.003W in standby mode and 0.5W in high-speed mode.
A new USB-hub from Trendnet supports Windows (2000, XP, Vista, Server 2003) and Mac OS (10.1-10.5) platforms. It employs 1x mini B type input signal and 4x A type output signal. The hub is able to work on conditions of wide range of temperatures (from 0 to+40 degrees) and humidity (5%-90%).