Turn a USB Type-C port on your laptop into three USB Type-A ports (5Gbps) and one USB Type-C port. This 4-port USB 3.0 hub lets you connect a wider range of peripherals to your MacBook Pro, MacBook and other USB-C™ laptops. The hub expands your laptop or desktop connectivity by enabling you to connect both USB-A and USB-C devices through a single USB Type-C™ or Thunderbolt™ 3 port.Expand your USB connectivityExtend the life of your current USB 3.0 devices and take advantage of newer devices that feature USB-C.This USB-C hub lets you expand your USB connection options using the USB-C port on your computer. It offers three USB-A ports and one USB-C port, so you can connect traditional USB devices as well as newer USB-C devices to your USB-C laptop.Take it with you wherever you goYou can travel lighter, with a single USB-C adapter that lets you connect virtually any USB peripheral.With its compact and rugged design, you can take this portable USB 3.0 hub anywhere you go. Because it's so compact, it's easy to tuck into your laptop bag and only takes up a small amount of desk space when you connect it to your workstation. The hub is ideal for use in hot-desk or BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) environments.For portable applications, having the integrated host (USB-C) cable means one less thing to remember to carry with you.Add four USB 3.0 ports in secondsThis USB-C expansion hub is multi-platform compatible, which means it will work with a wide range of operating systems such as Windows®, macOS, Linux® and Chrome OS™. It installs automatically once you connect it to your laptop, so you can be up and running in seconds.The HB30C3A1CFBW is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.