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Sabrent

Premium 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub
For 2012 iMac and later

Mac / USB 3.0
No more need to twist cables to get to the ports vertically, now you can easily access 4 ports at an ergonomic angle.

The USB 3.0 Hub adds four additional USB ports to your iMac, allowing you to connect USB devices such as digital cameras, phones, external hard drives, flash drives, and printers to one convenient place. Its sleek design the perfect complement to your iMac computer.

It does not require any software or complicated installation process. With a slim design, it saves you precious desktop space.
Features
  • Brings four USB ports to the front side of your iMac.
  • Easy to set up. Plug & Play, Hot–Swappable.
  • Exclusively designed for the iMac Slim Aluminum Unibody model released November 2012 or later. (21 inch / 27 inch / 5K).
  • Please note: When using devices that require additional power such as a external bus-powered hard drive, Sabrent PS-5V4W can be used to provide additional power for the hub.

    Product Specifications:

    Sabrent Part Number

    • HB–IMCU

    Interface

    • (4) USB 3.0 Type–A

    Color

    • Silver

    Power

    • Bus powered
    1. 2.4Ghz wireless devices, such as wireless keyboard and mouse adapters, may not work in close proximity to USB 3.0 devices or hubs. Connecting to a USB 2.0 port is recommended. Manufacturer provided specifications for Sabrent p/n HB-IMCU UPC#: 819921012968

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    Notes on Compatibility:
    1. 21.5-inch iMacs can utilize the Sabrent hub in any of the 4 built-in USB ports.
    2. 27-inch iMacs can utilize the Sabrent hub on either the first or fourth built-in USB port.
    This product is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
    iMac Intel
    iMac w/Retina 5K display
    (27-inch Early 2019)
    (March 2019)
    Model ID: iMac19,1
    3.0GHz i5, 3.1GHz i5, 3.7GHz i5, 3.6GHz i9
    iMac Intel
    iMac w/Retina 4K display
    (21.5-inch Early 2019)
    (March 2019)
    Model ID:iMac19,2
    3.6GHz i3, 3.0GHz i5, 3.2GHz i7
    iMac Intel
    iMac w/Retina 5K display
    (27-inch Mid 2017)
    (June 2017)
    Model ID:iMac18,3
    3.4GHz i5, 3.5GHz i5, 3.8GHz i5, 4.2GHz i7
    iMac Intel
    iMac w/Retina 4K display
    (21.5-inch Mid 2017)
    (June 2017)
    Model ID:iMac18,2
    3.0GHz i5, 3.4GHz i5, 3.6GHz i7
    iMac Intel
    iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2017)
    (June 2017)
    Model ID:iMac18,1
    2.3GHz i5
    iMac Intel
    iMac w/Retina 5K display
    (27-inch Late 2015)
    (October 2015)
    Model ID:iMac17,1
    3.2GHz i5, 3.3GHz i5, 4.0GHz i7
    iMac Intel
    iMac w/Retina 5K display
    (27-inch Mid 2015)
    (May 2015)
    Model ID: iMac15,1
    3.3GHz i5, 3.5GHz i5, 4.0GHz i7
    iMac Intel
    iMac w/ Retina 4K display (21.5-inch Late 2015)
    (October 2015)
    Model ID:iMac16,2
    3.1GHz i5, 3.3GHz i7
    iMac Intel
    iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
    (October 2015)
    Model ID:iMac16,1
    1.6GHz i5, 2.8GHz i5
    iMac Intel
    iMac w/Retina 5K display
    (27-inch Late 2014)
    (October 2014)
    Model ID: iMac15,1
    3.5GHz i5, 4.0GHz i7
    iMac Intel
    iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2014)
    (June 2014)
    Model ID: iMac14,4
    1.4GHz i5
    iMac Intel
    iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
    (October 2015)
    Model ID: iMac16,1 or iMac16,2
    1.6GHz i5, 2.8GHz i5, 3.1GHz i5, 3.3GHz i7
    iMac Intel
    iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
    (September, 2013)
    Model ID: iMac14,2
    3.2GHz i5, 3.4GHz i5, 3.5GHz i7
    iMac Intel
    iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
    (September 2013)
    Model ID: iMac14,2
    3.2GHz i5, 3.4GHz i5, 3.5GHz i7
    iMac Intel
    iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
    (October 2012)
    Model ID: iMac13,2
    2.9GHz i5, 3.2GHz i5, 3.4GHz i7
    iMac Intel
    iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
    (October 2012)
    Model ID: iMac13,1
    2.7GHz i5 , 2.9GHz i5, 3.1GHz i7

    Customer Ratings

    Write a Review 4.4 / 5 42 out of 48 (88%) reviewers would recommend this product
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    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: wlnvhh
    Rating: 5/5 Nice design! September 18, 2021 It’s great to know that we users of older Macs haven’t been forgotten when it comes to neat little tools like this one. The body fits nicely over the front of the screen, takes up very little space, and eliminates the dreaded chore of trying to plug USBs into the back. I am a happy camper.

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: SteveM81
    Rating: 5/5 I found it perfect on my 27" iMac- it works great. September 7, 2021 I found it perfect on my 27" iMac- it works great.

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Response from OWC, Support September 9, 2021 Appreciate the recommendation! Love the iMac Sabrent USB hub, too, enjoy the front facing ports and come back for your next tech needs!
    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: rhino
    Rating: 5/5 not so much a review as a suggestion: September 1, 2021 if this thing had the USB that plugs into the iMac flipped 180 degrees, it would be an amazing addition to the Mac mini. Plus it would look way cooler as a stalk rising up from the device...

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Response from OWC, Support September 2, 2021 Thank you for the suggestion, while this isn't an OWC product we could have someone reach out to Sabrent and see if they have any solutions for the Mac Mini, if you're interested send us an email at support@owc.com and reference Case: 01250820.
    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: bultaco057
    Rating: 5/5 Works August 24, 2021 Works as expected and it's designed to stay in place. Your monitor may move when try to plug and unplug your USB. Just hold the top monitor and plug or unplug to keep it from moving.

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Response from OWC, Support August 25, 2021 Thank you for your review!
    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: Robfru1
    Rating: 5/5 Great solution to a vexing problem August 24, 2021 I love how this usb hub fits snugly under the screen of my iMac. More importantly, it works!

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Response from OWC, Support August 25, 2021 Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear this hub is meeting your expectations!
    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: MUR58
    Rating: 5/5 The 'missing link' for the iMac August 24, 2021 The 'missing link' for the iMac. The Must-have for every iMac-User!

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Response from OWC, Support August 25, 2021 Thank you for your 5/5 review on the Sabrent Premium 4-port USB Hub!!
    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: DorseyPrice
    Rating: 5/5 Great Accessory August 23, 2021 Super add on for IMac. Easy to install!

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Response from OWC, Support August 24, 2021 Thank you for providing us with this feedback! We look forward to future purchases with OWC.
    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: FantasticCrane-42172
    Rating: 5/5 Great solution August 2, 2021 Fits perfectly and works great

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Response from OWC, Support August 4, 2021 Thank you for the review FantasticCrane-42172 we really appreciate it. We are so glad to hear the hub was what you expected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions, comments, or concerns. Phone 1-800-275-4576 or +1-815-338-8685 Customer Service/Sales & Technical Support - Monday-Friday (8am-8pm CT) - Saturday & Sunday (Closed) Live Chat Technical Support - Monday-Friday (8am-8pm CT) - Saturday (9am-5pm CT) - Sunday (Closed) Live Chat Customer Service/Sales - Monday-Friday (7am-10pm CT) - Saturday & Sunday (9am-5pm CT). Thanks for choosing OWC, and have a great day!
    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: RealLlama-89274
    Rating: 5/5 Very useful July 31, 2021 This hub serves well at providing convenient front USB access on my 27 inch iMac. The addition of 4 outlets are useful in charging my iPhone and Apple watch, leaving the outlets on the back of the unit to external drive connections. The only helpful improvement would be USB-C connections which are in short supply.

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Response from OWC, Support August 3, 2021 Glad to hear you're satisfied with your purchase, while we aren't Sabrent I can certainly put in a request for it and see what we would be able to do!
    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: H_Richburg
    Rating: 5/5 Great Product July 29, 2021 Hub was relatively easy to install. It is very convenient having 4 USB ports on the face of my iMac.

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Response from OWC, Support July 29, 2021 Glad to hear you are satisfied with your purchase, please let us know if we can help you with anything else!
    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: FairNighthawk-36797
    Rating: 1/5 Very disappointing! July 27, 2021 Unfortunately I cannot recharge my smart trackpad using this guy. (This is the main reason I purchased it to begin with).

    Response from OWC, Support July 28, 2021 Thank you for your review. We apologize that this is not allowing you to charge your trackpad. We would be happy to work with you directly if needed by contacting us at support@macsales.com
    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: Q2021
    Rating: 5/5 A nice addition July 27, 2021 Fits like it's pictured to and makes accessing the USB ports on my iMacs so much easier!

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Response from OWC, Support July 27, 2021 Thank you for your review!
    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: files-13417
    Rating: 4/5 OWC to the rescue July 21, 2021 Love you can find things on OWC that you can't elsewhere. Especially the outdated parts you still need for older equipment. Thanks again, OWC.

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Response from OWC, Support July 21, 2021 Hi files-13417! We're glad to be there to support users of older Macs (and other older computers that use platform-independent parts)!
    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: ObedientIguana-90733
    Rating: 5/5 Good product for adding USB ports to iMac. June 2, 2021 I’ve used this for a few weeks now and am very satisfied with it. Bringing the ports to the fron of the iMac is very helpful. It is now easy to quickly insert or remove USB drives. The snug fit of the device makes it easy to use.

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: infocus-81695
    Rating: 2/5 Disappointing product May 27, 2021 The fact that it needs external power and does not come with an A/C adapter, combined with the fact that only the two outside USB ports work on a 27” iMac make this product practically useless for me. Great idea, poor execution.

    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: GentleKoala-63441
    Rating: 5/5 Buy it. May 26, 2021 Easy to install. Works great!

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: ttalarico-65656
    Rating: 4/5 Wish list May 22, 2021 Wish it had power to it with plug

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: FunnySquid-95421
    Rating: 5/5 great 4 port hub for my iMac..... May 15, 2021 it is working well...love it...

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: AdventurousHornet-98871
    Rating: 4/5 just as described. works like it should April 30, 2021 just as described. works like it should

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: davidclark-63110
    Rating: 5/5 Great Idea April 29, 2021 I was sick and tired of trying to reach behind my 27 inch iMac to plug in or switch out various USB accessories, especially in my small office. Then came the Sabrent 4-Port that gives my 4 USB ports on the front -- easily accessible. What a Godsend!!! Saves me a mountain of frustration.

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: BobKurland
    Rating: 5/5 what's needed April 27, 2021 easy to install and very useful

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: rdeshaies-95226
    Rating: 1/5 Poor Option April 26, 2021 Failed after three days of use

    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: bradfordrogers
    Rating: 4/5 Sabrent USB hub for iMac April 23, 2021 The item is solid and easy to install; only thing missing is the availability of a power supply for this--it apparently isn't robust enough to use as a charging port without one. Have actually purchased two of these, and they really make accessibility of USB connections that don't require extra amperage much better.

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Verified Buyer
    Reviewer: hfrancke Owned Product: 1-3 months
    Rating: 3/5 decent but not enough power for charging September 25, 2020 This USB port is a good idea but not perfect. It is made from plastic, so while it looks compatible with the metal finish of the iMac, it doesn't feel compatible. Installation was a little tricky but worked out just fine. The main issue is that it doesn't deliver enough power to charge an iPad or iPhone. it does deliver enough power to charge my trackpad.

    Verified Buyer Top 250 Contributor
    Reviewer: c3nme Location: Omaha, NE Age: 45-54 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: over 6 months
    Rating: 5/5 Very handy access to USB ports October 15, 2018 There is a lot to love about the iMac, but when it comes to getting access to USB ports, they leave something to be desired. This product really solves that problem. The fit snugly on the iMac so you don't have to worry about pushing them off (they are a tight fit, so you do have to apply a bit more force to install than seems ideal).

    I would recommend this item to a friend!

    Sabrent Premium 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub for iMac (2012 or Later) Mfr P/N: HB-IMCU OWC SKU: SABHBIMCU Add four easy-access, front-facing USB 3.0 ports to your iMac (2012 or later) with up to 5Gb/s data transfer rate. Sabrent 1 Year Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day Only $49.99Cyber Saver $34.75
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