4-Port Portable USB 3.0 Hub with Built-in Cable
Add four USB 3.0 (5Gbps) ports to your MacBook, using this silver, Apple style hub with an extended-length cable
Product ID: ST43004UA
This 4-port portable USB 3.0 hub is tailored to match the stylish design of your MacBook, or laptop with a similar matte silver finish. It features a sleek, silver sandblasted housing that looks great next to your Apple laptop, and because the hub is designed with a solid-aluminum casing, it provides the lightweight durability that’s ideal for either travel or desktop usage.
It also integrates a lengthier, 27 cm (10.5 in) cable, so you have the flexibility to place the hub and your devices exactly where you need them.
Looks great while expanding your connectivity
This high-quality, Apple style USB hub gives you an easy way to expand your MacBook connectivity. It provides four USB 3.0 (also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1) hub ports in a compact housing. Its silver sandblast finish provides a unique and stylish look when compared to traditional hubs. Now your USB hub can look as trendy and contemporary as your MacBook or Ultrabook, or your laptop that features a similar finish or shade.
The hub’s built-in USB cable has sufficient length to reach your laptop’s USB 3.0 port, regardless of where the port is located. Plus, the extended-length cable provides you with more desk placement options.
Portable and rugged
If you’re looking for portability, then this hub can help. Its compact and lightweight design makes it ideal for travel. Plus, with a built-in USB cable, you can tuck the versatile hub neatly into your travel bag, and avoid the nuisance of carrying around a separate power adapter.
With a rugged aluminum housing, the hub offers dependable protection, so it’s perfect for back-and-forth trips from home to office. Plus, the compact USB hub takes up minimal space on a desk, so you can use it in hot-desk or BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) environments.
Save money and time
This bus-powered hub is plug-and-play and hot-swap compatible, so you can install it quickly, with no additional drivers or software required. It also supports hot plugging, so you can connect and disconnect the hub and your devices while the computer is running. You can also avoid the nuisance and cost of purchasing new devices by using the USB 3.0 hub with your current USB 2.0 and 1.x devices.
The ST43004UA is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
- Flexible hub placement options with an extended-length cable, so you can connect a wide variety of peripherals at home or in the office
- Carry the hub with you while traveling, and connect virtually any USB peripheral wherever you go
- Deploy in hot-desk environments to provide USB hub access for multiple devices
|Bus Type||USB 3.0|
|Chipset ID||Genesys Logic - GL3520|
|Industry Standards||USB 3.0 - Backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1|
|USB-C Device Port(s)||No|
|USB-C Host Connection||No|
|Maximum Data Transfer Rate||5 Gbps|
|Type and Rate||USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s|
|Connector Type(s)||4 - USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 Female|
|1 - USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 Male|
|OS Compatibility||OS Independent; No additional drivers or software required|
|Special Notes / Requirements|
|Note||If connected to a USB 2.0 host port, performance may be limited|
|System and Cable Requirements||Host computer with a USB 3.0 port|
|LED Indicators||1 - Power|
|Humidity||10%~90% RH (Non-condensing)|
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-10°C to 70°C (14°F to 158°F)|
|Cable Length||268 mm [10.6 in]|
|Color||Silver & White|
|Enclosure Type||Aluminum and Plastic|
|Product Height||1.8 cm [0.7 in]|
|Product Length||11.2 cm [4.4 in]|
|Product Width||36 mm [1.4 in]|
|Weight of Product||76 g [2.7 oz]|
|Package Height||32 mm [1.3 in]|
|Package Length||17.2 cm [6.8 in]|
|Package Width||14.4 cm [5.7 in]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||142 g [5 oz]|
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||1 - 4-port USB 3.0 hub|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Before You Buy
It is possible to use some USB hubs without a power supply, however, doing so may prevent certain high-power USB peripherals from operating.
When a power adapter is not used on a hub that comes with a power adapter, power is drawn from the USB port on the computer and then divided between the ports on the hub. This reduces the power delivery to individual ports and high-powered USB peripherals, such as external hard drives, may not start.
On USB hubs that can use a power adapter, more power can be supplied to USB ports than what is possible with a single USB port.
If your USB peripherals require power adapters, they probably do not require power from the USB port and can be used on a USB hub without a power adapter. With USB peripherals that use power adapters, the USB ports on the hub are only used for data transfer and do not draw power from the hub.
USB peripherals that require low power (for example, keyboards and mice) can be used on hubs without a power adapter, in conjunction with other low-power USB peripherals. In this case, power is drawn from the computer's USB port, as described above.
Compliance and Safety
- If product has an exposed circuit board, do not touch the product under power.
- If Class 1 Laser Product. Laser radiation is present when the system is open.
- Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
- Product installation and/or mounting should be completed by a certified professional as per the local safety and building code guidelines.
- Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
* Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.