10-port externally powered hub, with 7 USB 3.0 data transfer ports and two charging ports.
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Pro Suitable for power-hungry devices
This USB hub is suitable for use with devices that requires more power than a computer's USB port can provide (e.g. certain external hard drives).
Pro Great for home/desktop usage
This USB hub is powerful and has many ports packed in a compact form factor. However, it requires an external power source, which reduces its portability. This hub is meant to be stationary for desktop usage more than portable usage.
Pro PowerIQ charging ports can detect type of device and deliver the appropriate charge
This USB hub is equipped with Anker’s PowerIQ charging ports (with a maximum output of 2.1A) that is capable of detecting the type of device connected and the power required to charge it in the fastest time possible.
Pro Comes with an 18-month warranty
Anker provides 18 months warranty for this USB hub.
Pro Ports are clearly labelled with LED indicators
All ports on this USB hub are clearly labelled with LED indicators that lights up when the port is in use.
Pro Reliable for simultaneous use of data transfers and device charging
The data ports and charging ports are separate and dedicated to their intended functions — you can use them both simultaneously without one affecting the other.
Pro Dedicated ports for data transfer and charging
This USB hub has seven USB 3.0 ports for data transfer, and three dedicated 2.1-ampere ports for charging.
Con External power source required
This USB hub can only be externally powered by the included 12V / 5A AC power adapter. This can make it less than ideal for portable usage, since you need to have access to a wall plug to power it.
Con Ports are limited to their intended function
The charging ports do not support data transfer, and the USB 3.0 ports do not support charging.