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VAVA USB C Hub 8 in 1 Adapter with PD Power Delivery 1Gbps Ethernet Port SD Card Reader 4K USB C to HDMI 3 USB 3 0 Ports for MacBook Pro and Type C Windows Laptops Silver

Last Updated: 1 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.0
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
163
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
69
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4K
RESOLUTION
8 meters
SIZE
1
NUMBER OF USB PORTS
Yes
USB

Review Summary - 94 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Ports
 57
ports, hdmi, usb c, ethernet, port
+77%
-23%
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" ...  The hub works really well with my 2017 13.3" MacBook Pro. ... It even works well when hooked up to my ethernet and monitor without plugging it power. ... The hub also worked well when I have plugged devices into the USB ports.  ...  "
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" ...  This adapter from VAVA is a great accessory to have for my all needs. ... The hub includes SD/TF card reader, Ethernet and three USB 3.0 ports.  ...  "
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" ...  All the ports work, Ethernet port works. ... I'm running the HDMI port to an external screen and charging my phone in a USB, and using a USB port for a memory stick . ... and the Ethernet port for internet .  ...  "
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" ...  Works great, but gets very very hot when using the USB C power adapter through it  ...  "
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" ...  You need to plug in the laptop adapter in order for the ethernet to work. ... The USB-3 ports will work without the adapter.  ...  "
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" ...  with this USB C to USB Male Adapter in a single package would be nice as I had to buy it separately.  ...  "
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" ...  This one gives me three USB-3 ports, which is enough for me, and one gigabit Ethernet port. ... I may not ever use the gigabit Ethernet port but it's nice to have a way to connect my small laptop to Ethernet if I need to. ... I did test the gigabit Ethernet port and it worked fine. ... The USB-3 ports work well and the laptop detects devices when plugged into those ports.  ...  "
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" ...  Best value in a high performance USB C Hub.  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 25
macbook pro, mac, xps, vava, pro
+72%
-28%
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" ...  Works perfectly out of the box with my HP Envy Notebook.  ...  "
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" ...  Works perfectly with my Dell XPS 13.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was easy and all of my external devices worked flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great on my XPS 9370!  ...  "
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" ...  It performs well with my laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  The hub works just great.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the hub you buy when you get a new Macbook like I did and need ALL the connections without spending a fortune.  ...  "
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" ...  one dongle to rule them all.  ...  "
Charging
 12
charging, charges, usb c, watt, port
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Hub needs power supply to run, but won't charge anything. ... Need to purchase another supply charger.  ...  "
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" ...  Overheated within minutes of plugging in triggering an overheat of my charger cord for my phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Hub needs power supply to run, but won't charge anything.  ...  "
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" ...  Worse, Why Amazon would Amazon sell them the "Amazon Choice" now makes me question how much Amazon charges for the logo use, what was considered a value mark, a useless mark.  ...  "
Size
 11
small, package, mighty, effective, easy
+100%
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" ...  This one does the job and is tiny enough to be portable at the same time.  ...  "
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" ...  Very useful hub and so compact that I can just put it in my pocket, easy to be carried around.  ...  "
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" ...  If all you need is an adapter for travel, this is pretty good.  ...  "
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" ...  Satisfied with this small and compact tool!  ...  "
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" ...  small package but mighty effective.  ...  "
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" ...  sleek and compact.  ...  "
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" ...  small package but mighty effective.  ...  "
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" ...  Vava is my go-to when I'm running to meetings and traveling.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 9
stopped, plugged, months, hub, replacement
+44%
-56%
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" ...  I got the device a couple of months ago and at the time I was unable to make it run with Linux.  ...  "
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" ...  The same two computer that i have been using all of a sudden stopped recognizing the device after being plugged in.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't know if I was unlucky and got a faulty hub (I don't think it's normal for it to get super hot after being plugged in for 5 minutes), or if it's just a bad product.  ...  "
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" ...  As of arrival, the port is not working.  ...  "
Marketplace
 8
product, thanks, review, nice, contacted
+88%
-13%
comment
" ...  Thanks for your email. ... Thanks and have a nice day!  ...  "
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" ...  Great product as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  my Prime will not be renewed.  ...  "
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" ...  It works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  But other than that, it's exactly as described .  ...  "
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" ...  I had a few questions about the product and the seller was very quick to respond.  ...  "
USB
 7
usb c, ports, hub, properly, usb c hub
+43%
-57%
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" ...  the usb hub works fine in every machine that i connect, but for my pixelbook does not work properly, i assume is a problem with the electrical usb c power inyection to the adapter.  ...  "
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" ...  I can use an apple dvd on the apple usb hub, but not with this one. ... Not enough power goes to the usb ports.  ...  "
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" ...  I thought is may have been my computer but i plugged into my second Type-c laptop and sometime get to use the USB-A and not the mini storage card slot or the regular storage card slot.  ...  "
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" ...  I can no longer use the back left USB C port for anything  ...  "
Design
 6
slim, looks, got, working, sleek
+100%
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" ...  Sleek and slim design.  ...  "
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" ...  It got scuffed up from just being in the laptop case, but aesthetics aside I have no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  And it looks beatyful  ...  "
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" ...  I loved, it's working fine and design is good.  ...  "
Memory
 5
drives, transferring, slots, ports, 4tb
+100%
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" ...  --- Western Digital 1TB drive ... --- Western Digital 4TB drive ... --- Western Digital 1TB drive ... --- Western Digital 4TB drive ... My best (pure) guess is that by reducing the amount of time the drives are idle waiting for the other drive to finish its work limits the number of times the problem is triggered  ...  "
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" ...  The USB slots are flawless, the USB C connection is a satisfying "click" and the SD card ports are solid.  ...  "
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" ...  This causes the mac to lose all previous settings in non-volatile memory at various levels of hardware.  ...  "
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" ...  I feed the power in via it, and it gives me a functional network connection, memory card access, and some USB3 ports.  ...  "
Storage
 5
sd card slots, spring, sd card, memory, slots
+40%
-60%
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" ...  :-( The spring-loaded slot for TF card doesn't hold the card.  ...  "
Software Platform
 5
windows 10, reinstall, figure, apple, web
+20%
-80%
comment
" ...  - Windows 10 is up to date according to Windows 10 update ... For some reason when the USB disconnect occurs Windows 10 displays the notification regarding display port issues and when you click on the notification it takes you to the web page (can't show as Amazon doesn't allow web links in reviews).  ...  "
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" ...  I think is more a problem from the pixelbook that the adapter, but be carefull to buy to use with google pixelbook.  ...  "
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" ...  I got the device a couple of months ago and at the time I was unable to make it run with Linux.  ...  "
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" ...  I just spent 3 hours on the phone with Apple Support so we could try to figure out what was going on. ... Apple employees told me that this device isn’t certified by them, and that it isn’t safe to use any devices that they haven’t tested/approved for use. ... We eventually had to completely reinstall the High Sierra OS, which took a few hours to do.  ...  "
Overall performance
 5
computer, works, speed, one, job
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Works great, didn't check write speed yet, but otherwise great!!  ...  "
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" ...  This one does the job and is tiny enough to be portable at the same time.  ...  "
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" ...  looks like part of the computer, shipped fast at a good price.  ...  "
Build Quality
 5
feels, sturdy, solid, plastic, made
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  A very well made product, feels solid, works with my Dell XPS windows laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  As I said it works so I am not complaining but could be more sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  It got scuffed up from just being in the laptop case, but aesthetics aside I have no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Despite the metal casing, it didn’t get any hotter than my laptop charger did during usage.  ...  "
For Travel
 4
times, saved, quite, holidays, travel
+100%
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" ...  If all you need is an adapter for travel, this is pretty good.  ...  "
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" ...  it has saved me for quite a few times during my travels during holidays.  ...  "
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" ...  Vava is my go-to when I'm running to meetings and traveling.  ...  "
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" ...  it has saved me for quite a few times during my travels during holidays.  ...  "
Resolution
 4
hdmi, work, use, port, periodically
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  Have only used the power pass through, USB-A and HDMI (worth noting is not 4K@60hz, so you'd need a separate adapter is that's what you need).  ...  "
Heating
 4
use, gets, get, also, device
+25%
-75%
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" ...  This stays connected but gets hot.  ...  "
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" ...  It also did get excessively hot during prolonged use.  ...  "
Price
 3
value, station, say, overall, docking
+67%
-33%
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" ...  overall, comparing the cost of the docking station - i would say its a decent buy and value for money.  ...  "
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" ...  overall, comparing the cost of the docking station - i would say its a decent buy and value for money.  ...  "
Mouse
 3
keyboard, usb, using, use, dongle
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  I am currently using with 1 USB dongle (keyboard/mouse), 1 HDMI (2nd monitor  ...  "
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" ...  I use a bluetooth mouse from one of the parts and so far no issues.  ...  "
Product As Described
 3
works, product, described
+100%
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" ...  Great product as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  It works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  But other than that, it's exactly as described .  ...  "
Network
 3
network, ethernet
+100%
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" ...  The network interference issue appears to be lessened or corrected on this model.  ...  "
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" ...  With both ethernet and wifi (on and off). ... Unplugging occasionally to walk to a different office area or conference room, returning with no issues regarding network connectivity.  ...  "
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" ...  I have had no problems with my vava interfering with my WiFi  ...  "
Storage
 3
desk, small, grey
+100%
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" ...  I got the grey, the color is pretty close to Macbook space grey.  ...  "
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" ...  save my dorm desk space!!!!  ...  "
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" ...  It takes up a surprisingly small amount of desk space.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  8 meters
Connectivity
Number of USB ports:  1 
USB:  Yes 
HDMI:  Yes 
Display
Resolution:  4K 
4K
RESOLUTION
8 meters
SIZE
1
NUMBER OF USB PORTS
Yes
USB