The Plugable USB2-HUB-AG7 is a premium 7 Port High Speed USB 2.0 Hub that is designed to maximize compatibility with USB 2.0 devices, including power-hungry USB-powered hard drives, scanners, etc, with its provided 3A power supply. No special charging functionality - not for charging Apple devices or other phones / tablets. Hub Controller
Terminus Technology chipset supports efficient data transfers for maximum performance across all devices with minimal power draw. Supports Multiple Transaction Translators for optimum performance when a combination of USB 2.0 and 1.1 devices are attached. Low power consumption is achived with 0.18um technology and declocking/depowering of unused ports and parts of chip not currently in use (155mA with 7 devices connected, 66mA with one), and fully supports USB 2.0 High-Speed (480Mbs), USB 1.1 Full-speed (12 Mbps), and Low-Speed (1.5Mbps) devices.
Can power the Raspberry Pi and its attached USB devices.USB Charging
This is a standard USB 2.0 hub, requiring a host computer to be attached and on to charge devices at the USB 2.0 standard 500mA rate. Some devices (e.g. the Apple iPad) require more than 500mA to charge when in use. A standard USB 2.0 hub is not recommended for charging these devices. Included in the package
7 port hub with advanced Terminus Technology FE2.1 hub controller, 3A AC power adapter with three-foot cable, and three-foot mini-B to A USB 2.0 cable for connecting the hub to your computer. USB hubs require no special drivers. Compatible with all USB hosts, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Wii, PS3, XBOX, Tivo, etc.