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 June 27, 2018
I absolutely LOVE this USB C converter. It’s thin, feels just like an Apple product because of the texture and finish, and has all the ports anyone would ever need (even Ethernet!). It's just a tiny bit darker in shade than my Space Gray MBP, which is not a huge deal for me. It even comes with a nice carrying case!

Definitely worth the purchase over some of the other ones that are WAY more expensive. I really recommend it to others.
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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 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 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 July 5, 2018
Gets pretty hot but is a must have for the new MBP models. My first one worked great but died after 2 months. MKDGO replaced it right away and everything is working great again. I also bought the 5-in-1 model (no ethernet). It doesn't get near as hot.
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on June 24, 2018
I used to have an adaptor for usb, an adapter for ethernet and a adapter for HDMI. This hub has everything plus a audio jack. This is not only for new Mac. I have a MacBook Pro and a usb type c android phone. this hub works for both device, It is highly recommended if both of your computer and phone use type c connector.
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on June 28, 2018
Overall works as advertised, except audio input does not work for me with Apple earbuds or with an Apple compatible headset. I can get them to work if I use a 4 Pole USB Audio Adapter plugged into one of the USB-A ports. And yes, I know how to correctly choose the audio input device from the macos System -> Sound control panel. The port shows up there as USB Headphone Set, but doesn't work when I select it for input. It does work for output. I'm using macos 10.13.4 on a newer macbook pro.
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on June 21, 2018
I have purchased several of these hubs for Mac users at my work and they function well to give users the ports they need without having to plug in a bunch of different adapters. They do run very hot. One of the adapters quit working after 5 weeks - just after the return window had closed - but I politely messaged the seller and they are sending me a replacement without any hassle. The seller responded promptly to my inquiries and I value that they were willing to make it right.
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on April 29, 2018
Awesome, tiny, and powerful MacBook dock! Only downside is that it gets a little hot, but that's not even really an issue. I use it to drive a second HDMI monitor, Ethernet, Power supply, and multiple USB 3.0 devices. Never had a hiccup. It's also very stylish, and looks good next to the MacBook
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