Satechi announces USB-C hybrid hub with SSD storage

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  1. Calliers

    Calliers Administrator/Editor Staff Member

    Oct 12, 2004
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    Satechi is well known for making PC and Mac peripherals along with a variety of other things. The company makes some of the best hubs and dongles on the market. Now, they’ve come up with a new USB-C hybrid hub to which you can add an M.2 SSD for expandable storage on the go.

    The new Satechi USB-C Hybrid Multiport Adapter will set you back US$89.99 and features a built-in SSD storage compartment, 4K HDMI display output, USB-C PD charging, and two USB-A 3.0 data ports – all using just a single USB-C port. It comes in Black and Space Gray and is made out of durable aluminum. Here is what the Satechi press release had to say about this new hub:

    "Built with data storage top of mind, the USB-C Hybrid Multiport Adapter features a built-in SSD storage compartment and fast data transfer rates (up to 5 Gbps) to increase memory storage easily and hold important file backups safely in one place. The Hybrid Multiport Adapter additionally includes two USB-A 3.0 data ports for more data transfer options via USB devices peripherals, making it even easier to import and save files from other devices, drives, and more.

    While using the Satechi Hybrid Multiport Adapter, users can enjoy a stunning 4K HDMI output on their display. With a refresh rate of up to 60Hz, the adapter offers an overall smoother viewing experience for work or play. The adapter is additionally equipped with a USB-C PD charging port and up to 100W of power (15W used by the hub for operation), enabling connected devices to stay charged throughout the day."

    Source: techaeris
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  2. Trusteft

    Trusteft HH's Asteroids' Dominator

    Nov 2, 2004
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    Cool. The idea of having something you can plug in an internal drive and work as USB hub is nothing new of course, I have two such devices myself, but this is the first time that I know of which has a M.2 drive and HDMI.
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  3. Judas

    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

    May 13, 2002
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    i'm not a fan of hubs. Thus i opted for a NVME m.2 usb C (3.2) hot swap reader. Paying $100 for the tool certainly isn't as cheap as the usb 3.x sata 5 inch and 3.5 inch docks which the decent toaster often runs you about $40

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