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Anker 4 Port USB 3 0 Hub Ultra Slim Data USB Hub with 2 ft Extended Cable Charging Not Supported for MacBook Mac Pro Mac mini iMac Surface Pro XPS PC Flash Drive Mobile HDD

Last Updated: November 30, 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.8
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
816
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
53
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USB
24 meters
SIZE
4
NUMBER OF USB PORTS

Review Summary - 763 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Ports
 234
hub, ports, port, usb 3 0, drives
+86%
-14%
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" ...  I always needed this because I constantly ran out of USB slots and needed more space for various devices.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly what's needed when you just need to add a couple more USB ports to your laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  Really nice usb hub I recommend.  ...  "
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" ...  I have multiple external hard drives and thumb drives that need to be plugged in for my backup software to stay updated. ... I was so happy that it could behave exactly like the home USB port on the computer!  ...  "
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" ...  stream deck and had a Wifi adapter, so far everything works perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  I really need this hub for my Xbox x I ran out of usb ports.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the best USB multi-ports ever, it works extremely well, love it & will buy again!  ...  "
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" ...  needed more usb ports as my laptop only has 2 and I wanted to use a external hard drive but both usb ports where taken but with this it fixed the issue and looks great and works amazing.  ...  "
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Cables
 81
cable, length, usb, longer, hub
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  The cord is just the right length, the plug is sturdy, stable and tight, the product is well made and the USB speed is incredible.  ...  "
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" ...  I did NOT ding it for cord length because, while I probably could've used a longer cord, the description told me exactly what I was getting.  ...  "
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" ...  Light weight with a heavy duty cord.  ...  "
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" ...  Solid construction and cable with a slim profile.  ...  "
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" ...  Super light weight and a long cord which helps allot to put it where u need it.  ...  "
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" ...  The build quality is solid, and the low profile is great for cable management at my desk.  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight, good length of cord.  ...  "
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" ...  works better than the $30 usb i got at Target, this one has a longer cable to go from the back of computer to the front.  ...  "
USB
 81
hub, ports, port, external, hard
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  Got this to add more USB ports to my computer.  ...  "
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" ...  It's nice to have access to multiple USB ports.  ...  "
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" ...  My laptop has three USB ports. ... At my desk, I have four things that I have plugged in through a USB. ... The remaining three things are plugged into the USB hub, which is obviously plugged in directly to the laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  I have the USB hub attached to my Dell U2718Q usb port.  ...  "
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" ...  It gives you more USB 3 hubs specifically.  ...  "
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" ...  Works awesome with usb 3  ...  "
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" ...  A good USB expander.  ...  "
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" ...  Needed a slim usb hub for my surface pro and this is just it.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 73
devices, works, device, usb, laptop
+79%
-21%
comment
" ...  This is a nice hub.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great with my Acer Chromebook.  ...  "
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" ...  it works with pretty intense powered devices as well.  ...  "
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" ...  no hassle set up and give me mobile use on laptop as well as laptop so I can access multiple storage devices  ...  "
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" ...  I have a Logitech wireless keyboard with an RF dongle plugged directly into my computer.  ...  "
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" ...  Always handy for usb devices.  ...  "
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" ...  Either at my MacBook Pro or attached to my Apple Time Capsule. ... I was using a powered WE My Book, which works flawlessly either attached directly to the MacBook Pro or the Time Capsule.  ...  "
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" ...  However my iPhone connects and sync's and some enfain USB 2.0 thumb drives work fine too.  ...  "
Charging
 59
charge, usb, hub, charging, chargers
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  I can charge everything I have on the go and get my work done.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This is used on my Macbook Pro and is a great extension for any extra jump drives, keyboards or charging cables.  ...  "
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" ...  I have an iphone se hooked up to use as an external screen.this means the iphone charges but is also recognized by the sustem to be used for other purposes.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this so that I could have both a phone charger cable and a flash drive for Sentry mode in a Tesla M3.  ...  "
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" ...  I find all Anker products work perfectly for me!  ...  "
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" ...  Anker is now my go-to brand whenever I am looking for PC accessories, to include chargers, cords, battery packs, and solar panels.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent from Anker  ...  "
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" ...  Works perfect all anker products are great  ...  "
Product Reliability
 57
anker, worked, good, far, using
+70%
-30%
comment
" ...  Has worked flawlessly for several months.  ...  "
comment
" ...  For over six years, Ankers has time and again proven to be a reputable brand.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The product is good and working as expected.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Have it for 5 weeks now and have no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  So far they are working great and should be for a long time  ...  "
comment
" ...  Replaced older one  ...  "
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" ...  Once again, Anker has made an outstanding product!!  ...  "
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" ...  I find all Anker products work perfectly for me!  ...  "
Price
 55
product, value, quality, good, money
+91%
-9%
comment
" ...  After reading a review on Wirecutter, I purchased two of these for a good price with a coupon.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Thank you to Anker for another solid product at a great price.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's also the best price for value I've seen.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very high quality, price/performance.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Excellently cost effective  ...  "
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" ...  Does what it needs and was a fantastic price.  ...  "
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" ...  Which is why I chose this one in the first place (and its price of course) .  ...  "
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" ...  This is great for the price, however, there are several issues that I have with it.  ...  "
Size
 48
slim, works, size, small, easy
+100%
comment
" ...  High speed and compact  ...  "
comment
" ...  but they did a great job keeping it compact so this will do the trick for the times when it is needed  ...  "
comment
" ...  Small, thin and works like a charm!  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is compact and 3.0  ...  "
comment
" ...  Exactly what I needed, not to bulky and works perfect.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This one is compact and has workred well since I purchased it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Light weight and easy to carry around.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Would highly recommend because it is also a great size to be able to travel with.  ...  "
Cable Length
 41
length, cable, longer, short, usb
+76%
-24%
comment
" ...  The cable is the right size to make it portable and usable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Has 4 ports and a long cord.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Like the extra length cord to run this to the back of the desktop.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great and have excess cable.  ...  "
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" ...  I did NOT ding it for cord length because, while I probably could've used a longer cord, the description told me exactly what I was getting.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Nice cord length.  ...  "
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" ...  Chord length is great especially for desktop users.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very affordable, easy to use, maybe the cord could be longer but it works for me just fine.  ...  "
Build Quality
 37
plastic, cord, ports, material, made
+65%
-35%
comment
" ...  It looks and feels well built, and my earlier purchase of the shorter cable version has held up against countless travel setups.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Aluminum housing feels great and works seamlessly with ps4  ...  "
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" ...  Feels sturdy and quality material.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I bought this hub to replace a one from another manufacturer that broke prematurely. ... This has proven an excellent replacement and well worth the few extra dollars that that it cost above the cheaper unit that ultimately broke.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Seems durable and cord is of good length even though I don’t make use of the length it doesn’t get in the way.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The material is made well.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels well made.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Sturdy and light.  ...  "
Mouse
 35
keyboard, wireless, usb, drive, one
+97%
-3%
comment
" ...  I haven't tested the throughput speeds on it, but I'm not using it for data transfer - just simple things like keyboard/mouse, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it for my mouse, keyboard and Xbox One controller.  ...  "
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" ...  First, I have my wireless mouse, which is actually plugged in directly to my laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  External HDD, USB card reader, mouse and keyboard all appears to be working as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm using a wireless mouse/key, flash drive, and had a Wifi adapter in there without hiccups to standard use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Great for connecting a few smaller devices that don't require a lot of power - such as usb mice, keyboard and small USB thumb drives.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought one of these hubs a couple years ago for my 2015 MacBook Pro to work with a cooling pad, a wireless mouse, and various flash drives and external hard drives - at the same time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works great for wireless mouse transmitter, printer cable, and external drive.  ...  "
Memory
 27
hard, flash, usb, external, ports
+81%
-19%
comment
" ...  Model 3 requires multiple USB flash storage for individual things, so I can now use this one for my 2 usb flash drives.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Does a good job of uploading information from my flash drive to my computer.  ...  "
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" ...  Charges my Android cell, runs my 1T backup drives and has two more ports available.  ...  "
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" ...  All my USB ports are occupied with other devices, so I use this for flash drives and external hard drives.  ...  "
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" ...  I always needed this because I constantly ran out of USB slots and needed more space for various devices.  ...  "
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" ...  If only one drive is plugged in, you get full speed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Even when time machine is running the I still get good transfer rates on my flash drives.  ...  "
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" ...  This is perfect for my TravelMate laptop that has limited hard drive space so I run portable programs from USBs.  ...  "
Keyboard
 27
mouse, wireless, usb, slots, plugged
+89%
-11%
comment
" ...  I can, for example, use my accessory wireless mouse and keyboard, copy a number of files to a flash drive, and still have ports left.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This hub runs and connects my speakers, keyboard, microphone, and webcam no problem.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Connecting to a monitor, keyboard and mouse without issue.  ...  "
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" ...  All my steelseries accessories are connected to it (mouse, keyboard and headset) and it's working as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This extensions helps a lot if you hook up your mouse, keyboard, or usb  ...  "
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" ...  I have my wireless keyboard and mouse attached to the ports, and they work well.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great for mouse and keyboard.  ...  "
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" ...  I have connected mouse/keyboard, audio transmitter and usb stick at the same time, and all work great.  ...  "
Marketplace
 26
works, amazon, worked, advertised, item
+96%
-4%
comment
" ...  Worked as described.  ...  "
comment
" ...  So ordered this from Amazon and it works fantastic.  ...  "
comment
" ...  No wonder it was a lightning deal.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This worked as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works as described  ...  "
comment
" ...  I've purchased 16 Anker items just from Amazon since 2016.  ...  "
comment
" ...  As described and works good  ...  "
comment
" ...  Exactly as Described!  ...  "
Overall performance
 24
speed, transfer, fast, usb, far
+92%
-8%
comment
" ...  This hub does exactly what it is supposed to do and it is very fast.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Some USB 3.0 drives seem to work OK, but two speed tests showed bizarre and conflicting read and write results.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice looking and does it job very well  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very high quality, price/performance.  ...  "
comment
" ...  amazing little device works fast and perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  Doesn’t slow anything down, quick access to all.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Does the job  ...  "
comment
" ...  High speed and compact  ...  "
Design
 19
plastic, nice, feels, usb, size
+95%
-5%
comment
" ...  I live the super sleek design!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Slim and well built.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Nice look, nice construction.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works great, doesn’t feel cheap, and slim  ...  "
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" ...  Made of plastic but looks nice.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Will see how they work when I start using them but looks ok.  ...  "
comment
" ...  The actual product has a nice, matte finish and a slightly rubberized feel to it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It looks and feels great and just works.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 17
use, easy to use, simple, usb, hub
+100%
comment
" ...  It is easy to install and use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Quick acting Hub, easy access, no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  Pros - easy to use, compact, solid design, great for small devices  ...  "
comment
" ...  Easy to use at work  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very easy to use, no fancy setup needed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Ease of use  ...  "
comment
" ...  It doesn't take up much space and is easy to use.  ...  "
Fit
 16
sided, ports, laptop, easily, double
+69%
-31%
comment
" ...  Fits the script  ...  "
comment
" ...  I used some 3m stick pads to attach to the top of my case!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Thin enough to fit under the monitor at its lowest height.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Also was easily able to mount this to my laptop and make it look as it came on my laptop  ...  "
comment
" ...  Solid build quality that you wont have to worry about falling apart on you.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I attached it to the back of the desk with a double sided sticky pad, and once everything was plugged in, it worked just fine.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I fastened it to the front edge of my case with some double sided tape and it's ideal for what I need.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I own other Anker products and this fits perfectly in with them.  ...  "
Product As Described
 14
works, worked, advertised, arrived
+100%
comment
" ...  Exactly as Described!  ...  "
comment
" ...  As described and works good  ...  "
comment
" ...  Worked as described.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Product as described.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It was as described.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This worked as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works just as described!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works as described  ...  "
For Travel
 13
trips, size, slim, design, charge
+92%
-8%
comment
" ...  Fantastic accessory for traveling.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I've had one for a while and just bought another for travelling.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is a good size for travel, works exactly as advertised.  ...  "
comment
" ...  bought it for work since i stayed on road most of the time.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Would highly recommend because it is also a great size to be able to travel with.  ...  "
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" ...  It's just the right size for traveling in my computer bag as well since it is so thin and lightweight. ... So happy with it, I may purchase another just to travel.  ...  "
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" ...  Good size, will try traveling with it soon.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I took it on a trip to charge multiple items at once and it worked great.  ...  "
Setup
 8
easy to use
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  Quick acting Hub, easy access, no problems.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is easy to install and use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Plug n play setup and works great for my needs.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very easy to use, no fancy setup needed.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I bought this longer version for a home office setup.  ...  "
Delivery
 8
described, away
+63%
-38%
comment
" ...  fast shipping correct product thanks  ...  "
comment
" ...  product worked as expected and arrived fast  ...  "
comment
" ...  would like to thank the creators for such a good product in an attractive packaging box.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Arrived when promised.  ...  "
Comfort
 8
works, cheap
+63%
-38%
comment
" ...  I used some 3m stick pads to attach to the top of my case!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Feels well made.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Solid build quality that you wont have to worry about falling apart on you.  ...  "
Battery Life
 8
thing, one, thinking, sent, long
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  This is a life changer.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I took it on a trip to charge multiple items at once and it worked great.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It does charge!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Hopefully it lasts long.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I can charge everything I have on the go and get my work done.  ...  "
comment
" ...  They sent me a new one at no charge and it works perfectly.  ...  "
Weight
 7
light, cord, compact, carry
+100%
comment
" ...  They're robust, light-weight and pretty compact - another great product by Anker.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Super light weight and a long cord which helps allot to put it where u need it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Light weight with a heavy duty cord.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This hub is small, light-weight, slim, and exactly what I wanted.  ...  "
comment
" ...  This item is very convenient and light weight.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Light weight and easy to carry around.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Very light weight, fast, and works great.  ...  "
Software Platform
 6
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  The backup software reads it just fine .  ...  "
comment
" ...  Works great with my Acer Chromebook.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I thought it was the hub, but a quick Google search solved the problem.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Then I remembered that Windows doesn't recognize Linux formatted drives, so I switched and everything worked.  ...  "
Capacity
 5
2
+100%
comment
" ...  This one is just shy of 2 feet which is perfect.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Good for the home or office.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I got this for my home office, and love it.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Especially handy in lecture halls!  ...  "
Returns
 4
back, amazon
-100%
comment
" ...  Probably will give it a try one more week, since it is such a troublesome thing to process product return.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Returning it ASAP  ...  "
comment
" ...  I sent it back. ... I sent it back.  ...  "
comment
" ...  If it wasn't $8, I would return it.  ...  "
Network
 4
signal, feet, 2
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  However, I was getting major interference with with my WiFi, loosing connection constantly.  ...  "
comment
" ...  When this is connected to a PC next to a router, the WiFi signal is basically gone. ... It causes severe WiFi signal interference.  ...  "
Storage
 4
easy
+100%
comment
" ...  It's also small, as not to take up a ton of space.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It doesn't take up much space and is easy to use.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It is light and small enough to toss in a computer bag.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It works great and doesn't take up a bunch of space on my desk.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 3
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Works great and is zippy for recording dashcam and listening to music.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It works well with lights, microphones, speakers, etc.  ...  "
Drivers
 3
3 0 drivers, installed, fine, everything, driver
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  For many times, my flash drivers are ejected automatically.  ...  "
comment
" ...  For whatever reason, and it sounds driver related, I had a lot of issues. ... Driver Power State Failure BSODs on reboot.  ...  "
CD/DVD
 3
drives, work, ps4, needed, hard
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  I use it for an external Blu-Ray DVD player, a printer and labeler with no problem at all.  ...  "
comment
" ...  external HD/DVD player  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 3
good
-100%
comment
" ...  Returned this item the day after it was delivered.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I opened the box plugged it on and it didn’t even work.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Product came damaged.  ...  "
Features
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  However I wish there were a bit more features that can help improve the experience but I can't complain about that.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Minimal lighting which was desired.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I must like the value/function.  ...  "
Wifi
 3
signal, used, hub
-100%
comment
" ...  Disables WiFi on my Mac mini.  ...  "
comment
" ...  However, I was getting major interference with with my WiFi, loosing connection constantly. ... The WiFi and connectivity problems were only when the hub was used.  ...  "
comment
" ...  When this is connected to a PC next to a router, the WiFi signal is basically gone. ... It causes severe WiFi signal interference.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  24 meters
Connectivity
USB:  No 
Number of USB ports:  4 
No
USB
24 meters
SIZE
4
NUMBER OF USB PORTS