The mbeat® 7-Port USB 3.0 Aluminium Slim Hub gives you additional 7 USB 3.0 ports to a computer from a single USB 3.0 host connection. The hub is designed in aluminium housing, making it light and portable, at the same time, giving it a sleek and elegant look to suit with home and office use. The hub offers data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps and the USB hub meets SuperSpeed USB 3.0 specifications and is backward compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1 devices. The hub also provides easy port access when connecting or disconnecting devices, it is featured in one-sided port orientation, with current overload detection and protection across all 7 ports.The hub supports Plug and Play technologies, letting you switch and operate your connected devices without having any needs for additional drivers. The USB hub is bus powered for use in environments where a power outlet may be unavailable, but is perfect for high-power USB devices when used with the included optional power adapter.