4 Port Portable USB 3.0 Hub with Built-in Cable - Aluminum and Compact USB Hub

Add four USB 3.0 (5Gbps) ports to your MacBook, using this silver, Apple style hub with an extended-length cable. 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.

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Warranty Information
Warranty: 2 Years

Physical Characteristics
Cable Length: 10.6 in [268 mm]
Color: Silver & White
Enclosure Type: Aluminum and Plastic
Product Height: 0.7 in [18 mm]
Product Length: 4.4 in [112 mm]
Product Weight: 2.9 oz [82 g]
Product Width: 1.4 in [36 mm]

Bus Type: USB 3.0
Chipset ID: Genesys Logic - GL3520
Industry Standards: USB 3.0 - Backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1
Interface: USB 3.0
Ports: 4

Maximum Data Transfer Rate: 5 Gbps
Type and Rate: USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s

Connector Type(s):
4 - USB 3.0 A (9 pin; SuperSpeed) Female
1 - USB 3.0 A (9 pin; SuperSpeed) 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

Power Source: USB-Powered

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)

Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight: 12.9 oz [366 g]

What's in the Box
Included in Package: 1 - 4-port USB 3.0 hub