The Brain Desktop Data and Power Hub

The Smartest Solution for Easy Desktop Connections


What's special about this power hub?

  • Allows you to connect power, telephone and network connections, and USB devices all in one desktop location
  • Includes surge protection to keep your connected electronic devices safe from surges
  • Equipped with a built-in circuit breaker to avoid overloads
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The Brain smart grommet puts all of your connectivity options within your reach, including; power, telephone and Ethernet jacks, and USB connections. This power data hub with surge protection and built-in circuit breaker is ideal for use in home and office environments.

Part #DescriptionHole SizeDimensionWeightPrice
HC-500030The Brain Smart Grommet2-3/8" to 2-3/4" (60mm to 70mm) dia4-11/16" Diameter x 2-3/16" H (above table) & 2-1/2" D (below table)2 lbs
Quick Ship
  • Lighted power switch to indicate that power is being received
  • On/off switch so you only consume power when in use
  • Desktop installation avoids having to crawl under your desk to connect devices to your computer
  • Comes with shielded data ports to reduce EMI/RFI and line noise
  • Includes several connection options including:
    • (4) USB 2.0 ports
    • (2) Electric outlets
    • (1) Shielded Ethernet/RJ45 connection
    • (1) Shielded Phone/RJ11 connection
  • Quick and easy installation, simply use a hole cutter to cut a 2-3/8" to 2-3/4" (60mm to 70mm) diameter hole, or use a pre-existing hole, and insert the hub
  • Equipped with tabs on the bottom of the grommet to ensure a snug fit and installation
  • Works with AC 110 to 240 V for a use with various voltage types
  • Fully supported by Windows and Mac
  • 1-year manufacturer's warranty


Ideal for use with:

  • Ethernet connections
  • Computers
  • Laptops
  • Scanners
  • Printers
  • External Hard Drives
  • Gaming devices
  • MP3 players
  • Digital cameras
  • PDA's


  • (2) Electronic Outlets
  • (4) USB 2.0 Ports
  • Ethernet Connection
Overall Diameter 4-11/16"
Height Above Table: 2-3/16"
Below Table: 2-1/2"
Weight 2.0 lbs
USB (4) USB 2.0 ports
Ethernet Connection Yes
Phone Connection Yes
Power Cord 6 ft
Power Outlets (2) 10Amp, 900 Joules
Surge Protection
15Amp (100%) no response
25Amp (166.7% overload) less than one hour
30Amp (200% overload) 3.5 to 105 S
37.5Amp (250% overload) 2 to 91 S
45Amp (300% overload) 0.9 to 45 S
Supported Systems Vista, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows XP, Mac OS X
Voltage 110 to 240 Volts



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Questions & Answers


USB - Are the USB ports for charging devices or connecting to an attached computer for devices?

Asked by Anonymous user on 01.29 PM Friday, 08 August, 2014

  • - Thank you for your question. The USB connection on the bottom of the unit will connect you to a receiving computer.

    Fernando M. on 01.46 PM Friday, 08 August, 2014

Can these be made for universal plug sockets?

Asked by Anonymous user on 08.35 AM Saturday, 26 November, 2016

  • - Thank you for for your question. Unfortunately this item cannot however, we do have other desk units that can be customized to meet your needs. Please give us a call at 866-222-0030 to discuss!

    Anonymous user on 03.28 PM Friday, 27 January, 2017

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