Turn your laptop's USB Type-C port into four USB Type-A charge-and-sync ports (5Gbps). This compact USB 3.0 hub expands your connectivity by adding four USB Type-A ports through a single USB Type-C™ or Thunderbolt™ 3 port. It includes a 20-watt power adapter, so you have the versatility to connect power-hungry USB devices, and you can fast-charge your mobile devices using the USB charge-and-sync ports.Keep using your current peripherals and devicesBy converting your computer's USB-C port into four USB-A ports, you can continue to use all of your existing USB 3.0 devices such as flash drives, external hard drives, and printers (USB 3.0 is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1). Now you can save money and time by avoiding the added cost and hassle of purchasing new USB-C equipped peripherals.Add USB ports, virtually anywhere you goWith its compact and lightweight casing, this USB hub is designed for mobility. You can easily tuck it into your laptop bag when traveling, which makes it easy to expand your connectivity almost anywhere you need to.The 4-port hub takes up minimal desk space when connected in your work area, with a small-footprint design.Charge-and-sync your mobile devicesWith four charge-and-sync ports, this hub helps ensure that your mobile devices are charged and ready to use when you need them. The self-powered hub features USB ports that deliver more power than traditional USB ports, so you can charge your devices faster. The charge provided depends on the number of devices connected and the amount of electrical current each device draws.Designed for versatilityThis self-powered USB 3.0 hub comes with an external power adapter to support power-hungry USB devices. This means you can reliably connect and use larger external hard drives and enclosures.Add four USB 3.0 ports in secondsThis four-port USB hub is multi-platform compatible, which means it will work with a wide range of laptops. It also works with a range of operating systems such as Windows®, Mac, Linux® and Chrome OS™. It installs automatically once you connect it to your laptop, so you can be up and running in seconds.The HB30C4AFS is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.