4-Port USB-C Hub - USB-C to 4x USB-A - USB 3.0 Hub - Includes Power Adapter
Turn your laptop’s USB Type-C port into four USB Type-A charge-and-sync ports (5Gbps)
Product ID: HB30C4AFS
This compact TAA compliant USB 3.0 hub expands your connectivity by adding four USB Type-A ports through a single USB Type-C™ or Thunderbolt™ 3 port. It includes a 20-watt power adapter, so you have the versatility to connect power-hungry USB devices, and you can fast-charge your mobile devices using the USB charge-and-sync ports.
Keep using your current peripherals and devices
By converting your computer’s USB-C port into four USB-A ports, you can continue to use all of your existing USB 3.0 devices such as flash drives, external hard drives, and printers (USB 3.0 is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1). Now you can save money and time by avoiding the added cost and hassle of purchasing new USB-C equipped peripherals.
Add USB ports, virtually anywhere you go
With its compact and lightweight casing, this USB hub is designed for mobility. You can easily tuck it into your laptop bag when traveling, which makes it easy to expand your connectivity almost anywhere you need to.
The 4-port hub takes up minimal desk space when connected in your work area, with a small-footprint design.
Charge-and-sync your mobile devices
With four charge-and-sync ports, this hub helps ensure that your mobile devices are charged and ready to use when you need them. The self-powered hub features USB ports that deliver more power than traditional USB ports, so you can charge your devices faster. The charge provided depends on the number of devices connected and the amount of electrical current each device draws.
Designed for versatility
This self-powered USB 3.0 hub comes with an external power adapter to support power-hungry USB devices. This means you can reliably connect and use larger external hard drives and enclosures.
Add four USB 3.0 ports in seconds
This four-port USB hub is multi-platform compatible, which means it will work with a wide range of laptops. It also works with a range of operating systems such as Windows®, Mac, Linux® and Chrome OS™. It installs automatically once you connect it to your laptop, so you can be up and running in seconds.
The HB30C4AFS is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
- Turn your computer’s USB-C port into four USB 3.0 Type-A ports
- Perfect for home, office, hot-desk, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), and CYOD (Choose Your Own Device) environments
- Ideal for desktop, laptop, Ultrabook™, Chromebook Pixel™, and MacBook Pro users who don’t have enough USB 3.0 ports available
- Carry the hub with you while you're traveling, and connect your USB devices wherever you go
|Chipset ID||Genesys Logic - GL3523|
|Industry Standards||USB 3.0 - Backward compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1|
|USB-C Device Port(s)||No|
|USB-C Host Connection||Yes|
|Maximum Data Transfer Rate||5 Gbps|
|Type and Rate||USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s|
|Connector Type(s)||1 - USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.0 (5Gbps) Male|
|4 - USB 3.0 A (Fast-Charge, 9 pin, SuperSpeed) Female|
|OS Compatibility||OS Independent; No additional drivers or software required|
|Special Notes / Requirements|
|Note||USB 3.0 is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1; this connectivity standard offers speeds up to 5Gbps.|
|When USB-charged devices are connected to the hub, the provided charge output depends on the number of devices connected, and the amount of power each device draws.|
|System and Cable Requirements||Available USB Type-C port - USB 3.0 (5Gbps)|
|LED Indicators||1 - Power (Blue)|
|Center Tip Polarity||Positive|
|Input Current||1 A|
|Input Voltage||100 ~ 240 AC|
|Output Current||4 A|
|Output Voltage||5 DC|
|Power Consumption (In Watts)||20|
|Power Source||AC Adapter Included|
|Humidity||0~90% RH (Non-condensing)|
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)|
|Cable Length||113 mm [4.4 in]|
|Product Height||13 mm [0.5 in]|
|Product Length||39 mm [1.5 in]|
|Product Weight||34 g [1.2 oz]|
|Product Width||74 mm [2.9 in]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||369 g [13 oz]|
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||1 - 4-port USB 3.0 hub|
|1 - universal power adapter (NA/JP, UK, EU, AU)|
Turn your laptop’s USB Type-C port into four USB Type-A ports (5Gbps) using this bus-powered 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.
USB-C is a type of USB connector that is capable of supporting the following:
- Data transfer speeds up to 10Gbps, if you use USB 3.1.
- Bi-directional power delivery up to 100W, if both the USB host connection and the device support it.
- Alternate modes, which deliver different types of data at different speeds. For example, DisplayPort Alternate Mode (DP Alt Mode).
If using Thunderbolt 3 over USB-C, the connection is capable of additional features. For example, Thunderbolt 3 is capable of 40Gbps of total bandwidth. For more information, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/thunderbolt-3-port-capabilities.
Not all USB-C ports or devices are capable of supporting all of the features listed above, or all of the features at the maximum capabilities. If you require a specific USB-C feature, your USB host connection, cables, and device must all support the feature that you require. For more information about whether your components support specific USB-C features, refer to the information provided by the manufacturers.
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.