The OWC Thunderbolt Hub’s four Thunderbolt (USB-C) ports and one USB port let you add a lot of connectivity to Apple M1 Macs, Apple Intel Macs with Thunderbolt 3, or any Thunderbolt 4 PC.
You can connect and charge nearly anything via the hub through a single port on any Thunderbolt-equipped Mac or PC. This includes Dual displays up to 4K, or one 5K/6K/8K display, high-performance storage including NVMe solutions, A/V mixers, a phone or tablet, or even desktop accessories like a keyboard or mouse.
- Your devices will deliver the same performance and compatibility as when they’re plugged directly into your computer.
- Connect more storage, two 4K displays or one 5K/6K/8K display, or any accessories.
- Create multiple independent “tree branches,” and connect multiple bus-powered devices.
- 60W of power to charge your laptop + power delivery to your connected devices.
- Kensington Nano slot for anti-theft cabling.
- This hub comes Thunderbolt Certified with built-in OWC reliability and dependability.
- 0.8m Thunderbolt cable is included.
In a nice touch, you connect multiple bus-powered drives directly to the OWC Thunderbolt Hub without any loss of performance and speed.
With daisy chains, removing any device other than the last one will break the chain and disconnect devices until you reconnect them. The OWC Thunderbolt Hub lets you create three separate “tree branch” chains, so you can remove devices from one chain without affecting or disconnecting the others. You can even add three bus-powered Thunderbolt devices.
Given the limited number of Thunderbolt 3 ports on the new Apple M1 Macs, the OWC Thunderbolt Hub is bound to be pretty popular. The new 13″ MacBook Pro and MacBook Air only have two Thunderbolt 3 ports.
Price & Availability
The OWC Thunderbolt Hub will retail for $149.99 USD and it is expected to start shipping in early December.
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