Like Marked said - cheap/easy is and a powered hub.
http://cpc.farnell.com/penn-elcom/r1194 ... dp/EN82296
Or you could try salvaging faulty switches or other existing rackmount equipment.
Depends on the environment. I went on a driving holiday recently, the spring eject on my laptop launched an SD card into the bowels of the dashboard when I shoved it into the glove-box. Never to be seen again.W. H. Heydt wrote:Also...it's a lot harder to drop, and lose, a full size SD card.