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Plugable USB 3.0 SuperSpeed 10-Port Hub with Two Flip-Up Ports and 48W Power Adapter (VIA VL812 Rev B2 Chipset with v9081/9084 firmware. Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux support. Full USB 2.0 backwards compatibility)

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  • Expand USB connectivity by connecting up to ten USB 3.0, 2.0, or 1.1 devices to any USB 2.0 or 3.0 capable computer. Two flip-up ports (see "Power and Charging" in description for more information on smart charging abilities). Fully plug and play, devices can be hot-swapped, supports USB over-current protection. Robust 12 volt 4 amp 48 watt power supply included. (US AC Wall Outlet Plug, 100-240V 50/60Hz)
  • Compatible with most Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Mac OS X, and Linux / Unix systems. Microsoft Windows systems should install latest manufacturer USB 3.0 host controller drivers and Windows Updates. Apple Mac OS X and Linux / Unix systems require latest operating system updates for best compatibility.
  • Apple notes: Note that some devices such as the Apple SuperDrive look for Apple-specific signaling and will not work when connected through any USB hub. Not recommended for use with USB 3.0 PCI-e add-on cards for older Mac systems because of limitations in their software support for USB 3.0 hubs.
  • Supports USB 3.0 transfer rates up to 5Gbps (640MBps). Transfer rates are device and USB host controller dependent. Backwards compatible with all USB 2.0/1.1 devices and hosts. Powerful 12V 4A 48W UL certified laptop-style power adapter with 6+ foot cable.
  • Master blue power LED. Sleek piano black glossy finish. Six ports in front and four rear ports to minimize cable clutter and maximize accessability. Two of the rear ports flip-up to a vertical position to allow for easy access and insertion of USB flash drives and other devices with one hand.
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Technical Details

Size: USB 3.0

Product Details

Size: USB 3.0
  • Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 2.8 x 0.8 inches ; 5.9 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • ASIN: B00JEPIOOQ
  • Item model number: USB3-HUB10-C2
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,114 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,241 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: April 2, 2014
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Product Description

Size: USB 3.0

Connect up to ten USB 3.0, 2.0, or 1.1 devices to a single port on any computer. Fully plug and play, devices can be hot-swapped, supports USB over-current protection. Attractive piano black, solid feeling, compact design with a single blue master power LED.

Compatibility

Featuring the VIA VL812 Rev B2 USB 3.0 hub chipset updated to firmware version 9081/9084 for maximum compatibility with almost all USB 3.0 hosts. Supports Microsoft Windows 8.1 through XP, Mac OS X, and Linux kernels 3.0 and later. Apple SuperDrive not compatible. Older Mac Pros with USB 3.0 PCI Express add-on cards do not work with this or any USB 3.0 hub. Full forward and backward compatibility between USB 3.0, 2.0, and 1.1 hosts and devices. Not recommended for use with older Texas Instruments, Fresco Logic, Etron, or Wistron USB 3.0 host controllers. Requires no driver installation (although individual devices may require drivers). 2.4Ghz wireless devices such as wireless keyboard/mouse receivers, Bluetooth and WiFi adapters, may not work in close proximity to USB 3.0 devices or hubs.

Power and Charging

Comes with premium 12V 4A 48W power supply for supporting several devices requiring USB 3.0's more demanding 900mA per port power. When the hub is not in use for data (not connected to a host computer, shutdown or in hibernate/sleep mode), the two-flip up ports simulate charging signals for common chargers, including Apple 1A, Apple 2.1A, Samsung 2.4A, and all those that are BC 1.2 compliant.

In The Box

USB 3.0 10-port Hub (VIA Hub Controller), 12V 4A 48W UL certified AC desktop-style power adapter with 6+ foot hub to wall extension cord and 3 foot USB 3.0 Cable.

Customer Reviews

I've had this hub for about 2 months now and it has worked flawlessly.
Amazon Customer
I also like the ability to use the supplied power adapter to power your USB devices, although this will work without the power adapter.
Andrew Rose
The two usb ports that can be rotated up are very useful for plugging in usb memory sticks.
EO

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

1,063 of 1,074 people found the following review helpful By Noname TOP 50 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on January 22, 2011
Size Name: USB 2.0 Verified Purchase
I have been needing a USB hub for a very long time. So many of my devices use the USB ports that I have to constantly plug and unplug them. I needed a hub, but I was worried about them having enough juice to power everything. No need to worry. This Plugable USB hub can be plugged into an outlet, and I can have all the power I need. So far, so good.

This unit can also be powered exclusively by the computer's USB port, so that it can be used without being plugged in. If you don't have many devices demanding power through the USB connection, this is a nice option and makes the unit more portable.

There are six hubs in the front and four in the back (two of which swivel upwards). I no longer have trouble finding an available USB port. I can keep everything plugged in and they all work as expected. I am happy with this purchase.

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UPDATE: I've had this hub for a month and the ports on the front side suddenly died. I can still use the ports on the backside. I suspect it's static electricity, since I reached in to handle it and a powerful shock emanated from my finger. I've contacted the manufacturer and will update here with their response.

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2ND UPDATE: Warranty service was nearly instantaneous. I emailed them on a weekend and did not expect a response. Not only did I get a response, but they shipped a replacement right away. Talk about service! My new unit is now up and running. I will update again, if necessary.

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3RD UPDATE: It's been six months since my initial review. My replacement hub is still working well.
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378 of 388 people found the following review helpful By J. Kurz on November 3, 2010
Size Name: USB 2.0
I must say, I have two of these USB Hubs by Plugable. I liked the first one so much I got another.
I have been through 5 hubs this year trying to find one that will power my external hard drive and charge my iPhone. It doesn't sound like too much to ask. Well, I finally found what I was looking for in this USB hub.

First the Fit and Finish. Everything looks good on this hub. From the piano black finish to the tasteful, blue, glowing bar and sweet blue light coming out of the ports. It's just enough light to let you find the ports in the dark.

There are 8 fixed ports on this hub and two ports that swivel out. There are 6 fixed ports on one side and 4 ports on the other. The side with 4 has the two swivel ports. From the logo and text printed on the unit, the swivel side is the top and the 6 come out the bottom. I have turned mine vertical and the ports come out the sides. The swivel ports are SO HANDY! I like the fact they put all the ports on just two sides. I dislike the hubs that have ports on 4 sides. Two sides is handy, four is crazy because you have cables coming out of all sides. All the ports are usable on this hub.

I mounted one unit to the wall behind my laptop in my shop. Some 3M Scotch 4010 Heavy Duty Clear Mounting Tape worked well. The other unit is mounted, using the same tape, by my desktop computer in the house.3M Scotch 4010 Heavy Duty Clear Mounting Tape

All in all, I appreciate that this USB hub just works. If you need more power and more ports, this is it. I have been looking at USB hubs since they came out with USB 1. I know quality when I see it and I really like the quality of this USB hub.
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71 of 75 people found the following review helpful By J. Negron on February 8, 2011
Size Name: USB 2.0 Verified Purchase
This is a very useful USB hub. It can function either actively or passively powered. It has ten ports (six on the front, four on the back), more than most. Two of the back ports flip up (at up to a 90° angle) making it easier to plug in over-sized USB keys, etc.

The finish is a glossy black (which is sort of a negative as it shows dust and fingerprints easily) but it looks really nice if you keep it clean. It measures 6"W x 3"D x 3/4"H and has rubber feet to prevent it from slip-sliding around on your desk. There is a thin blue LED light which runs most of the width of the product; but, this light serves no useful purpose (other than showing the device is powered).

My major nitpick with the item is the distribution of the ports: I prefer it to be the reverse (four on the front, six on the back), because I have more than four USB devices I keep permanently plugged in and it would be more convenient to have these on the back where they are out of the way. But, this is a matter of preference.

Upon receipt, I tested it by plugging in three keys, three external hard drives, a keyboard, mouse, LCD display (which has four USB ports of its own), and a laser printer; I then initiated a long copy operation on each of the six attached storage devices. The hub got barely warm and I noticed no slowdown on the file transfer operations compared to plugging in these same devices into the USB ports on the PC.

I've also charged my Sony Walkman and my wife's Sansa Clip with it and they both charged in a similar time compared to plugged into the PC's USB ports.

So, it works well, looks good, and is reasonably priced (compared to the alternatives, some of which cost considerably more than the $29 I paid for the Plugable). If you need a USB hub, give this one serious consideration.
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