Always running out of USB ports on your tablet or laptop? Or have you bought a slim netbook that doesn't have a network socket? These are the common issues we face now that technology has gone on a diet. When we're faced with smaller form factors, slim cases and compact sizes, the first thing we miss is the versatility of the older generation.
With this USB 2.0 Hi-Speed compatible hub, you get the best of a 3-Port USB 3.0 Hub, plus a USB to Ethernet Adapter in the one handy device. Enjoy being able to use multiple USB devices, while adding an ethernet connection to your PC or Mac.
On top of this, you also get a full size Ethernet port for 10/100Mbps speed access to your router or modem via regular CAT5 or CAT6 RJ45 network cable. This allows you to skip the WiFi shenanigans and copy files across your network at full speed. Great for those pesky wireless connection errors, coverage blackspots, low speeds or annoying drop-outs. You can even use it as a second network card to access different networks simultaneously.
As a USB hub, this device is plug and play and works without drivers on most versions of Mac OS (up to 10.10 only).
Features & Specifications
Please note: Because a single USB port on the computer/laptop is being used to access all connected peripherals, simultaneous use of high-load devices will reduce your overall data bandwidth for each device. For example: copying files from multiple attached hard drives or memory sticks will slow your transfer rate considerably. Likewise, simultaneous use of high-powered peripherals may reduce the available current. For example, charging multiple iPads at once will slow the charge rate on all devices.