Product ID: HB30A3A1CST
This 4-port USB 3.0 hub turns your laptop or desktop USB-A port into two standard USB-A ports, one USB-A fast-charge port and one USB-C™ port. You can also extend the range of your USB devices by using this hub as a mid-point repeater.
The 4-port hub is designed for easy port access, when the hub is mounted or sitting on your desk. The hub ports are spaced with enough room between them to easily plug or unplug your USB devices, without having to disconnect other devices from neighboring ports.
With extra USB 3.0 ports, you can increase productivity and connect more devices to your computer, or simply avoid the hassle of swapping connected devices on your port-limited laptop. The USB-C port is ideal for connecting new USB-C devices, like an external USB-C drive, to a traditional USB-A port on your computer.
It’s perfect for IT professionals or anyone who needs to plug and unplug their devices regularly.
This hub is perfect the perfect accessory for a laptop or desktop workstation, with a rugged metal housing that can withstand the wear and tear of daily use.
With the included wall-mount bracket, you can attach the hub to a surface such as a desktop or wall, to better suit your needs.
With the available fast-charge port, the hub helps to ensure that your tablet or smartphone are charged and ready to use when you need them. You can also sync and access your device while it is charging. The USB-A charge port supports USB Battery Charging Specification 1.2 and delivers up to 2.4 amps of power, so you can charge your mobile device faster than traditional USB ports allow.
The HB30A3A1CST is backed by a 2-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||2 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Connector A||USB Type-B (9 pin) USB 3.0|
|2 - Connector B||USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)|
|1 - Connector B||USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.0 (5Gbps)|
|USB 3.0 A (Fast-Charge, 9 pin)|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 122°F)|
|Humidity||20~80% RH (Non-condensing)|
|Hardware||USB-C Device Port(s)||Yes|
|USB-C Host Connection||No|
|Bus Type||USB 3.0|
|Industry Standards||USB Battery Charging Specification Rev. 1.2
USB-A charging port delivers up to 2.4 amps of power
USB 3.0 - Backward compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1
|Chipset ID||Realtek - RTS5411|
|Indicators||1 - LED Indicators||Power|
|4 - LED Indicators||Hub Port Connection|
|Packaging Information||Shipping (Package) Weight||18.9 oz [535.0 g]|
|Package Length||5.8 in [14.7 cm]|
|Package Width||3.9 in [98.0 mm]|
|Package Height||3.7 in [95.0 mm]|
|Performance||Maximum Data Transfer Rate||5 Gbps|
|Type and Rate||USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s|
|Physical Characteristics||Form Factor||Desktop|
|Cable Length||39.4 in [100 cm]|
|Product Length||3.9 in [100.0 mm]|
|Product Width||2.4 in [60.0 mm]|
|Product Height||0.9 in [24.0 mm]|
|Weight of Product||4.8 oz [135.0 g]|
|Power||Power Source||AC Adapter Included|
|Input Voltage||100 - 240 AC|
|Input Current||0.6 A|
|Output Voltage||12V DC|
|Center Tip Polarity||Positive|
|Power Consumption (In Watts)||24|
|Software||OS Compatibility||OS Independent; No additional drivers or software required|
|Special Notes / Requirements||System and Cable Requirements||Available USB Type-A ports - USB 3.0 (5Gbps)|
|Note||The USB Type-C port is data only.
USB 3.0 is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1; this connectivity standard offers speeds up to 5Gbps.
The hub does not support DP Alt Mode or USB Power Delivery.
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||USB 3.0 hub|
|universal power adapter (NA/JP, UK, EU, ANZ)|
|USB-A to USB-B cable|
|2 - Included in Package||rubber feet|
|4 - Included in Package||mounting screws|
|1 - Included in Package||quick-start guide|
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It is possible to use some USB hubs without a power supply, however, doing so may prevent the USB hub or certain high-power USB peripherals from operating. It is always recommended to use an included power supply with a USB hub when possible.
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.
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