USB Research

A project log for REV Expansion Hub Type-C Adapter

Adding a more robust connector & USB Hub to the REV Expansion Hub

Thomas BladykasThomas Bladykas 07/23/2019 at 15:370 Comments

It's no secret that most USB hubs have 4-layer PCBs. However, making 4-layer PCBs would have easily quadrupled the cost per PCB and increased development time over a 2-layer design. So what would happen if someone tried to make a 2-layer hub?


So..... here's my research (and writeup) for how I overcame this issue:

With that, on to version 2!