3-Port USB 3.0 Hub for Laptops & Windows Based Tablets + Fast-Charge Port & Device Stand
Add USB 3.0 ports to your Windows based tablet, or any laptop, plus add a separate fast-charge port through a single USB 3.0 connection
Product ID: ST4300U3C1
- Add three USB 3.0 ports (5Gbps) to your computer using this heavy-duty hub that’s designed for stability and durability
- Cradle your smartphone or tablet, with a retractable, flip-up stand
- Charge your mobile device faster using the USB fast-charge or data port (supports USB Battery Charging Specification 1.2) — port mode is toggled by an integrated button
This USB 3.0 hub with mobile device stand expands your laptop or tablet connectivity. It works with computers, Windows based tablets, and some On-The-Go-enabled Android™ devices (when coupled with a separate OTG adapter). Now, you can connect useful peripherals such as a keyboard or an external hard drive to your tablet.
Plus, you can quick-charge a separate mobile device via the integrated fast-charge port.
Rugged design offers convenience and reliability
Unlike most desktop USB 3.0 hubs, this rugged hub is designed with a solid, high-quality housing. Plus, because it’s weighted, it remains stationary when you connect or disconnect your devices. Now you can avoid the aggravation of your hub sliding across your desk when it’s touched.
Stand makes the hub perfect for mobile devices
This space-saving USB 3.0 hub provides ergonomically-friendly access to your smartphone or tablet via an embedded flip-up stand. The solid-aluminum, retractable stand features a convenient cable-management hole, so you can quickly cradle your host mobile device while neatly organizing your cables.
You can fold the stand down when it isn’t need, and because the hub is weighted, there’s little risk of a larger tablet flipping over when placed in the stand.
Expands your USB connectivity
You can overcome port limitations on Android based tablets and smartphones by coupling this hub with a simple Micro USB to USB OTG Adapter (SKU: UUSBOTG - sold separately). With the adapter, the ST4300U3C1 acts as an OTG hub, letting you connect USB devices to your mobile device.
The hub is also natively supported by many Windows based tablets with a USB-A port.
Alternatively, this small form-factor hub can be used as a traditional USB 3.0 hub, letting you expand your connectivity while remaining backward compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.x devices.
Hub Uses and Applications
Compatible Windows based tablets with a USB-A port
Compatible Android based tablets with additional OTG adapter
Separate USB Fast-Charge port
Hub cannot simultaneously connect to a host device & fast-charge the same device
Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
Fast-charge most smartphones & tablets, such as:
Microsoft Surface Pro 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Microsoft Surface RT
Samsung Galaxy S5
Acer Iconia W700P-6821
Samsung Galaxy S4
Windows & Mac-based PCs
Samsung Galaxy S3
Quickly charges your smartphone or tablet
Your mobile device can charge faster via the 2.1A combination fast-charge or data port. You can connect your mobile device as a host or you can fast-charge your device, by simply connecting it to the appropriate fast-charge or host port.
For devices that aren’t USB charged (for example, the Microsoft Surface Pro 4), you can cradle and connect it as a host, while continuing to charge it using its own charging mechanism.
Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
- Use with Windows-based tablets, or some OTG-enabled Android devices (with purchase of separate OTG adapter)
- Quickly cradle, connect, and fast-charge your mobile device in the home or the office
- Use as a smartphone or tablet stand, or as a space-saving charging station for mobile devices
- Deploy in hot desk environments to provide USB hub access for multiple devices, plus a Dedicated Charge Port (DCP) when in fast-charge mode
- Expand your computer system USB 3.0 capabilities with additional ports
|Bus Type||USB 3.0|
|Chipset ID||Genesys Logic - GL3520|
|Industry Standards||USB Battery Charging Specification Rev. 1.2|
|USB-C Device Port(s)||No|
|USB-C Host Connection||No|
|Maximum Data Transfer Rate||USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s|
|Type and Rate||USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s|
|USB 2.0 - 480 Mbit/s|
|Connector Type(s)||3 - USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 Female|
|1 - USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0 Female|
|1 - USB 3.0 Micro-B (10 pin, SuperSpeed) Female|
|OS Compatibility||OS Independent; No additional drivers or software required|
|Special Notes / Requirements|
|Note||The hub will only provide a trickle charge on the Samsung Galaxy Tab®, the Apple® iPad®, and the Apple® iPad mini™ while in fast charge mode|
|If connected to a USB 2.0 host port, performance may be limited|
|System and Cable Requirements||Available USB 3.0 port|
|LED Indicators||1 - Power|
|1 - Fast Charging|
|Center Tip Polarity||Positive|
|Input Current||0.8 A|
|Input Voltage||100 - 240 AC|
|Output Current||4 A|
|Output Voltage||5 DC|
|Power Consumption (In Watts)||20|
|Power Source||AC Adapter Included|
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-10°C to 60°C (14°F to 140°F)|
|Color||White & Silver|
|Product Height||2.5 cm [1 in]|
|Product Length||12.6 cm [5 in]|
|Product Width||97 mm [3.8 in]|
|Weight of Product||393 g [13.9 oz]|
|Package Height||75 mm [3 in]|
|Package Length||22.5 cm [8.9 in]|
|Package Width||14.4 cm [5.7 in]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||820 g [28.9 oz]|
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||1 - USB 3.0 Hub with Charge Port|
|1 - USB 3.0 A - Micro B Cable|
|1 - Universal Power Adapter (NA/UK/EU)|
|1 - Instruction Manual|
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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.