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4 Port Compact Black USB 2.0 Hub

Turn a single USB 2.0 port into 4 external USB 2.0 ports

Product ID: ST4202USB

  • TAA Compliant
  • High Speed USB 2.0 compliant, with supported data transfer rates up to 480 Mbps
  • Backwards compatible with USB 1.1/1.0 devices
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  • Includes optional external power adapter
  • Compact and light-weight design
  • Plug and Play and Hot Swap compatible
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Overview

This TAA compliant 4 Port USB 2.0 Hub connects to one USB 2.0 port on a Mac or PC computer, adding four USB 2.0 ports - allowing you to maximize the number of high speed USB peripherals connected to your computer. The hub supports cascaded installation with other USB 2.0 hubs, supporting up to 127 USB 2.0 device connections - a scalable solution for connecting multiple USB devices to a single host computer.

The 4 port hub includes a power adapter, but can be powered through USB bus connection to the host computer - allowing you to install the hub as needed without worrying about the availability of a power outlet.

The USB 2.0 hub offers an attractive black casing that suits any operating environment and includes a 3ft USB 2.0 A/B male-male cable, for the connection between the hub and the host computer.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Add 4 additional external USB 2.0 ports with up to 480 Mbps of data bandwidth
  • Supports bus powered operation or an external power adapter to support high powered USB devices
  • Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support

Applications

Charge iPod's or other portable devices that can be recharged through USB 2.0

Add additional USB 2.0 ports to a computer to connect more devices

Move USB ports further away from the computer chassis with an external hub

Make hard to reach USB ports more accessible, by being able to position the hub anywhere the cable will reach

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Industry Standards USB 2.0
Interface USB 2.0
Ports 4
Performance
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 480 Mbps
MTBF 3,629,493 hours
Connector(s)
External Ports 1 - USB B (4 pin) Female
4 - USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0 Female
Software
OS Compatibility OS Independent; No software or drivers required. (For Apple, Mac OS 10.2.4 needed for USB 2.0 speeds)
Special Notes / Requirements
System and Cable Requirements Any computer with a USB 2.0 port
Power
Center Tip Polarity Positive
Input Current 1000mA
Input Voltage 110V-240V AC
Output Current 2A
Output Voltage 5 DC
Plug Type H
Power Consumption (In Watts) 10
Power Source AC Adapter Included
Environmental
Operating Temperature 0 to 70 Degrees °C
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Plastic
Product Height 0.8 in [20 mm]
Product Length 3.9 in [100 mm]
Product Weight 2.5 oz [71 g]
Product Width 2.4 in [60 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 10.2 oz [290 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - 4 Port USB 2.0 Hub
1 - USB Cable
1 - Power Adapter
1 - Instruction Manual
Supports any operating system.
No additional drivers or software required.

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Customer Reviews

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(3 stars) Good usb 2.0 hub - good not great

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As far as Usb hubs go this is just average an average hub in my opinion. The build of this item feels cheap and there is very little weight to it. For some the weight may be a good thing. I found that the cables plugged in, pushes the hub to where the cables want it to go vs. a heavier hub planted in one spot and cable s being plugged in. The hub could use some power indication as it would help to have some indication that the product was receiving power. For a USB 2.0 hub it seems to have the normal transfer speeds you would expect. Overall the performance is ok. I would say my biggest complaint is the cheap feel and the lack of weight to hold the hub in place. I received this product in exchange for an unbiased review
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(1 star) Doesn't work out of the box

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We purchased several of these. One I've just opened doesn't work at all. We've had other Startech devices with problems.
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Response from StarTech.com:
Brian, Customer Support
Thanks for sharing your review of our ST4202USB USB hub. We're very sorry one of the hubs was defective. We would like to get it replaced for you right away. This hub is backed by a 2 year warranty, and free lifetime technical support. Please contact us by clicking Support at the top of this webpage.

(3 stars) Why no Power Indicator Light?

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Hub seems to work as expected, but would it have been that much harder to put a light on it to indicate when it is powered?
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(4 stars) Not for Mac 10.7.5!!!!

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Worked great at 1st.... then for no reason my mac did not connect it. Works fine on another computer and the USB port on the Mac is working. Seems a common problem with Mac and another brand of USB hub. Not a StarTech issue.
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