Published on September 27th, 2021 | by Andrew Bistak
Satechi USB-C Pro Hub with Ethernet & 4K HDMI Review
Summary: The Satechi USB-C Pro Hub with Ethernet & 4K HDMI is a must have for MacBook owners.
Available in either Space Grey or Silver, the Satechi USB-C Pro Hub with Ethernet & 4K HDMI is indeed the Swiss Army Knife of adapters as it gives users access to a plethora of additional ports on either your Macbook. Furthermore, it boasts a sleek and stylish aluminum design that would not look out of place in any home, office or anywhere on the road and best of all, it’s quite compact and lightweight.
So if you need additional ports on your Macbook, this product from Satechi boasts the following inputs;
- Ethernet, USB-C (up to 87W),
- Passthrough charging with USB Type-C port
- USB-C Power Delivery (up to 87W)
- Gigabit Ethernet port (Supports 10/100/1000Mbps)
- 4K HDMI Video Output
- Micro SD card port
- 2x USB 3.0 ports
- USB-C up to 10 Gbps, USB 3.0 up to 5 Gbps
#: Dual display not supported on Apple M1 Macs. 2020/2019/2018/2017/2016 MacBook Pro and 2020/2018 MacBook Air. It does not support MacBook models with a single USB-C port
When it comes to installation, the Satechi USB-C Pro Hub with Ethernet & 4K HDMI simply plugs into your spare 2 USB-C ports on your MacBook! We tested this on our 2019 MacBook Pro that simply connected into the 2 USB-C ports and we were ready to go with all the above mentioned ports available. Best of all this, this product does not require any additional mains power and is powered by your computer. The Apple O/S also had no issues in displaying these ports for the user or using them with a variety of accessories.
The Satechi USB-C Pro Hub with Ethernet & 4K HDMI is a well designed adapter that cannot be faulted in terms of design and its plug-n-play nature which is perfect. All in all, a very valuable addition to either your MacBook as is affordably priced at just $99AUD (Sep 2021).
For more information, please visit https://satechi.net/products/aluminum-type-c-pro-hub-adapter-with-ethernet
- GIGABIT ETHERNET – features a Gigabit Ethernet port for fast wired internet access, ideal for areas with poor wireless connection. Supports 10/100/1000Mbps
- CHARGE YOUR MACBOOK PRO – equipped with USB-C Power Delivery (up to 87W) to quickly yet safely charge your MacBook Pro
- BRILLIANT 4K DISPLAY – easily connect a HDMI-enabled external monitor to stream movies or watch videos in crystal-clear, high-resolution 4K (30Hz) HDMI display
- EXPANSION PORTS – includes 2 USB 3.0 ports (up to 5 Gbps) and a micro SD card reader to complete all your data transfer needs
- COMPATIBILITY – 2020/2018 MacBook Air and 2019/2018/2017/2016 MacBook Pro models with dual Thunderbolt 3 ports