1. suasex's Avatar
    I've scoured the net and am amazed at how little I've found regarding charging the iPad 1 or 2 from a USB hub.

    I have a 15" MBP and ideally would like to have a USB hub connected to it that I can run everything off of, including charging the iPad 2.

    can anyone make an recommendations? I bought a 4 port belkin hub at best buy and despite it also having a power source it does not charge the ipad.

    any help or direction would be greatly appreciated. thanks!
    03-20-2011 07:09 PM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    I looked too - was unable to find a hub that would supply sufficient amperage to charge an iPad. What I do with my MacBook Pro is put everything I can on a hub, and leave a port free on the MBP for my iPad & iPhone as needed for syncing, and charge off the supplied charger.
    03-20-2011 08:07 PM
  3. suasex's Avatar
    that's what I'm doing now, but I'd rather route everything through the hub
    03-20-2011 09:00 PM
  4. FastNOC's Avatar
    they make hubs that have power adapters but that is the ONLY way a hub can charge it.
    03-24-2011 07:04 AM