Swissonic USB Hub 1916


This item runs exclusively on an operating voltage of 230V and therefore requires a voltage transformer to run in your country of United States of America.

USB 3.0 Hub and Charging Station

  • With power switch
  • Front: 1x USB 3.0 Type B and 16x USB 3.0 Type A with status LED
  • Backside: 1x USB 2.0 Type A
  • Format: 19" / 1 HE
  • Weight: 3.52 kg
available since August 2018
Item number 438902
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The best Hub Ever
Safwat 27.09.2020
I am using the Swissonic USB Hub 1916 since 2 months for my Studio equipment, I am connecting the following:
Komplete Kontrol S88
Maschine Jam
Maschine MK 3
2 X 5 TB Drives
Midi Hub
Korg Wavestate
Akai 25
Launch Control
Launch Pad X
Behringer Xenyx X1622USB
Focusrite 8i6
12.9 iPAD

and it is working amazingly well with no hustle. it is so powerful with its 198 watts of power, all equipment are working seamlessly.

It is one of my best investments.

The only one issue I faced is that it has no comprehensive user manual, only one brief datasheet. and when I had some questions I've sent an email to the support team and I did not get any reply. Also there is no reference anywhere on the internet nor a website.

However, the product is amazing and working perfectly well, and I am thinking of buying another one as a backup, as all my studio equipment are depending on that single source of data so I need a backup.


Great USB hub for Studio Applications
Hobo Coco 02.10.2019
Good Solidly made USB hub,1U Metal casing,looks like it would survive life on the road,great that it's rack mountable also,I had looked around for a decent USB hub that catered for larger USB port counts for a while,which wasn't one of those annoying desktop models,I wish it had a few more ports on the Back though as well and that each port was able to be switched on/off,really pleased with this product,works flawlessly, both with USB thumb drives and USB powered devices,and also charges the phone which is handy!!!!my only negative is the USB 3.0 type B cable thats it supplied with is a little on the short side ,would have been nicer to have a longer cable since my rack is not situated near to the Computer,(I have since purchased a longer cable)Overall a good product,if a little bit overpriced for what it is,but suppose there is very little else on the market which offers the same aesthetics and practicalities,easy to use,just simply plug and play,and doesn't seem to suffer power failures to the Connected devices like some of the standalone hubs I've use, a no fuss USB hub,would recommend it for any who wants a decent USB hub with plenty of ports for studio use.


Seems to work great so far
weezul 04.04.2022
I'm not really into outboard gear, but having just grabbed a new desk with 9u, this has been a godsend compared to having 2 hubs on my desk. Currently it has ilok 3, waves key, card reader, UR824 interface, 2x USB-c charging cables, x-touch one, nektar impact, stream deck mkII all plugged in and working fantastically with no issues. For anyone wondering technically, it shows up as 4x USB 2 hubs and 4x USB 3 hubs, each with 4 ports from Realtek Semiconductor Corp. (0x0411, 0x0bda)


Absolutly solid, the backbone of my studio for many years now.
Badd Badger 07.04.2021
When putting together a home studio, a good USB hub is not something that most people would think to seriously about. But out of all the equipment that i have ever owned (and that's a lot), this thing has never let me down or left me wanting. And i have certainly never looked at this and wished that i'd saved money on something cheaper.
If you buy a mixer or MIDI hub with more I.O. than you currently need, so that your studio can grow over time, then i see no reason why you should not have the same attitude with your USB hub, especially now more and more kit is coming out that can only be powered this way (the Roland TR-6S for instance).
For various reasons, i have had to try many USB hubs since buying this one, but this has outlasted them all by many years. So yes, you can get an OK USB hub for less money than this, but over time that is just a false economy.
And even if you change or give up on your dream of a home studio, for as long as you continue to use computers for anything at all then this will still be of use to you.