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on April 9, 2018
I have been using this USB hub for the past couple of months. The build quality is EXCELLENT (aluminum body and connector, thick gauge wiring, solid connector tolerances) and it doesn't seem to struggle much, if at all, with connectivity.

The MacBook I use for it had to learn a few things. First, when I started using it, I would connect an external HD to it, and the HD always struggled with ejecting before disconnecting. I never had this problem when I connected it directly to the computer, which seems to suggest that the interface and whatever software/driver is on this hub might interfere with properly unmounting external hardware. I didn't even have the option to "force eject." What I had to do (several times, I might add) is to restart the Finder, or restart the computer. I no longer have this problem.

A weakness with this hub is it's prioritization of external peripherals such as the universal radio controller for Logitech components. I can rarely get a steady signal when I connect the universal dongle for Logitech mice and keyboards. I would strongly recommend that these external mice and keyboards be connected through bluetooth or directly into the computer.

I also experienced the "Ghost of WiFi" problem when I connected a lot to this hub. It has been reported as a hardware bug that the airport will "tap out" of usage when too many things are connected to the Thunderbolt 3/USB-C connectors. Using this dongle with most of the ports connected to something without the thru-put power (connecting your power cable to the dongle itself) caused this problem. I would advise that this is not a limitation of the dongle, but merely a hardware/firmware problem that Apple will have to correct. To avoid it, simply make sure you use the thru-power feature of the USB-C port on this dongle for powering your computer.

I have not tested the Ethernet, though one reason I got it was to address the "Ghost of WiFi" problem should it arise. The aux sound output works very well, but you need to make sure that it is selected in your choice audio interface, or you won't hear anything (found as "USB PNP Device." I found a serious issue when using MainStage in MacOS where it was modulating the audio by a few cents. This is an odd issue, and I'm not entirely sure if it's the program or the drivers on the hub, but I would watch out for that if you are an audiophile or producer/composer.
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on April 1, 2018
One thing I like about this product is that it is a multi task feature of the attachment to many things. It works in PC, macbooks and my only google chromebook. It has some USB features in the side and hdmi, type c, aux and ethernet on the other top of the cord. This device is something new to me. The tricky part of the type c hub is that the hdmi features work well in pictures and the audio sounds is mute. Why is that, because the sound is separate to the hdmi connection. On the side of the HUD have audio aux. The cool thing about this is that. You can connect to your hdmi and plug your headphones to the aux where the hub is located.
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on March 15, 2018
Works okay for most of the options. I primarily bought it to be able to charge my phone and listen to music at my desk at the same time. However it has a tendency to not recognize the headphones after pausing/stopping the music and requires me to restart the phone for it to work again. Also note worthy is the fact that the microphone and pause/play functionality do not work either which is a pain if a call comes in since you have to disconnect the hub to answer a call and 7 of 10 times that requires a restart in order to recognize the headphones again.
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on April 7, 2018
this type c hub works great with my google pixelbook, it allows me to connect hdmi, media cards as well as giving me the needed usb ports when needed.. the colors match well with the pixelbook and even comes with a little carrying pouch to keep from scratching
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on May 11, 2018
To be honest, I did not check HDMI output of this hub, however I can proof that wireless mouse fails with it (glitches in cursor movement makes it VERY unpleasant), although wired mouse worked. HDD, USB output, Ethernet port is perfect (did not test maximum speed yet, but I will) , it is OK - did not explode at least.

The hub also has 3.5 jack audio output, it shows up in system as “USB Headphone set” and shows like it has microphone, but it is not really functional (audio input is usable). The output of audio is noisy (white noise) and you must be a person who absolutely don’t care about sound feature in this hub to buy it.

I am really worried that seller does not respond to questions regarding overheating issue with this devices. It is always so warm, regularly it is too hard like - impossible to keep your hand on it.

I still give it 5 stars because the hub seems to provide enough powering to multiple USB devices you connect (for whose who need it for “active” devices, like usb audio). I would not expect good performance for HDMI connection with it, as I see low FPS in description, if I am correct, so don’t miss that.
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on May 18, 2018
The HDMI port did not work with my monitor on my desk at home nor on a projector at the office.

Also, it gets VERY hot. The unit is meant to take power in through its USB C port and pass it through to the port on the laptop. since it is passing it through and not transforming voltage I do not expect it to get hot. Warm-ish, maybe, but definitely not hot.

It also only has the one USB C port but some of the other brands hubs have 2 USB C ports.
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on April 17, 2018
It works great on my new dell laptop. Now I can have extended my USB ports. I always have more usb devices than USB ports. This hub with cord is better than what I bought couple weeks ago because it will not block other ports on the laptop body. Love it.
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on May 31, 2018
I've been using this for a couple of months now. I've used every port on it, and they all work properly(mostly). One thing that was unexpected(which may or may not be correct), I cannot get my external monitor to work with the USB C port on the hub using a USB C to HDMI adapter. The HDMI port on the hub works fine so this isn't a problem. I was hoping to use both the USB C and HDMI ports for monitors, but in reality I would only ever use one in addition to the laptop display.

The hub does get fairly warm, and does cause some additional battery drain from my laptop. However, it's rare that I'll need to use the hub without a power outlet available for an extended length of time.
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on May 2, 2018
Wow! amazing quality! light but packed with useful stuff, 9 in 1, it's really useful for sure! I got the new dell computer that doesn't have anything, since it's light and small, this allows me to do all the things I need to do. Can't go anywhere without it. Love it!
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on April 25, 2018
Works great with my Macbook Pro. I have tested it for couple days and it works very well. I've used it for all of my external hard drives, SD cards and HDMI movie watching. A little pricey, but worth the price. The quality is nice and the color matches with my mac.
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