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OWC Thunderbolt Hub

Add More Thunderbolt (USB-C) Ports to Your Mac, PC, iPad, and Dock + Add a USB Port Too!

OWC Thunderbolt Hub

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4

Thunderbolt (USB-C) Ports

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USB-A

Connect + Charge

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4K/8K

Displays

Up To

60W

Charging Power

OWC Thunderbolt Hub

Only $129.99

More Thunderbolt. More USB-C. Simple.

We heard you loud and clear. You simply want to add more universally compatible Thunderbolt (USB-C) ports to your Mac, PC, iPad, or dock so you can connect more devices and create an expanded workflow that is as unique as your imagination.

Connect more storage, displays, and accessories. Create independent daisy chains. And do it all while charging your notebook. With the OWC Thunderbolt Hub, you can massively increase your productivity and connectivity while enjoying the same performance of your Thunderbolt and USB-C devices as if you had plugged them directly into your machine. In short, you get everything you want without compromise or unnecessary features.

More (way more!) Than the Average Hub

The average cheap bus-powered hub doesn’t have the all-important 3P’s of the OWC Thunderbolt Hub: Power, Performance and Possibilities. Plug in a Thunderbolt external drive, and you’ll get Thunderbolt speeds. Plug in a 6K XDR monitor, and you’ll get full resolution. Plug in a USB-C bus-powered drive, and it will work flawlessly. Try all that with any other hub, and like the chart shows below, your use possibilities are severely limited.

OWC Thunderbolt Hub

USB-C Hub (10Gb/s)

USB-C Hub (5Gb/s)

Performance

40Gb/s

10Gb/s (4x slower)

5Gb/s (8x slower)

Laptop Charging

4K Display

4K 120Hz Display

Dual 4K Displays

5K Display

6K Apple Pro Display XDR

8K Display

Thunderbolt Daisy-Chain

Thunderbolt Compatible

USB Compatible

Support

24/7 Talk-to-a-Human
Award-Winning Support

Company Established

1988

Works with Millions of Computers and Devices

See those ports? Yeah, they all use a USB-C connector. Which means you never have to worry or wonder about if the OWC Thunderbolt Hub will work with your Thunderbolt 4, Thunderbolt 3, USB-C, or USB4 machine or device. It’s the perfect hub to simply provide all your C-to-C connectivity needs with 100% compatibility.

With its universal compatibility For All Computerkind™, the OWC Thunderbolt Hub also functions as a USB-C hub for expanding the capabilities of USB-C computers and devices. Or, use this versatile hub to completely transform your USB-C tablet or phone into a desktop-like powerhouse by adding an external display, keyboard, mouse, and external drive.

Made for Your Unique Workflow Needs

The OWC Thunderbolt Hub was intended for a specific workflow. Yours.

Multiply the port potential of your Mac, PC, Chromebook, and tablet to create a connectivity platform that meets and exceeds your unique workflow needs now and beyond...

Simply a Higher Vision

Thanks to the versatility Thunderbolt technology provides, you can enjoy direct plug & play simplicity when connecting any USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, or Thunderbolt 4 equipped display. You can also expand your display connectivity options via HDMI, DisplayPort, Mini DisplayPort (mDP), VGA, or DVI by connecting any compatible USB-C or Thunderbolt video display adapters.

The OWC Thunderbolt Hub lets you connect to a single 5K/6K/8K display, or up to two 4K displays. Enjoy more precise and vivid details in graphic-intensive CAD drawings. Take your Photoshop or Affinity Photo images up a notch. Edit large format video on one display, while previewing the raw playback on the other. Attend a video meeting on one screen while editing content on another screen. Whatever your workstation display needs, the OWC Thunderbolt Hub gives you the connectivity you need to execute your vision.2

A Resolutionary Idea

Whether your computer or tablet is sporting the latest technology or is a few years loved, the OWC Thunderbolt Hub gives you multiple options to expand your visual horizons:

Single and Dual Display Support

4K @ 30Hz

4K @ 60Hz

Dual 4K @ 60Hz

5K @ 60Hz
(Apple Studio Display or LG Ultrafine 5K)

Dual 5K @ 60Hz
(Apple Studio Display)

6K @ 60Hz
(Apple Pro XDR)

Dual 6K @ 60Hz
Apple Pro XDR

8K @ 60Hz

Apple silicon Mac (M1, M2)3

Apple silicon Mac (M1 Pro, M1 Max, M1 Ultra, M2 Pro, M2 Max)3

Intel Mac with Thunderbolt 33

1

2

iPad Pro or iPad Air with Thunderbolt4

iPad Pro with USB-C4

iPad Air with USB-C4

Chromebook

Windows PC with Thunderbolt 4

Windows PC with Thunderbolt 3 / USB45

Windows PC with 10Gb/s USB-C (with DisplayPort)

Windows PC with 5Gb/s USB-C (with DisplayPort)

Windows Tablet

  1. See Apple Studio Display specs for detailed Mac model support.
  2. See Apple Pro Display XDR specs for detailed Mac model support.
  3. OWC highly recommends that you verify the display support for your specific Mac model:
  4. OWC highly recommends that you verify the display support for your specific iPad model:
  5. OWC recommends that you verify the display support for your PC's Thunderbolt port. Some refresh rates require DisplayPort 1.4 HBR3 and DSC 1.2 support from the display and the host. Not all Thunderbolt ports support DisplayPort 1.4 – some are limited to DisplayPort 1.2, which may reduce refresh rate or resolution support.

“The OWC Thunderbolt Hub was the missing puzzle piece to my desktop Mac setup.”

- 9to5Mac

1st one so good, I bought a 2nd

I bought my first Thunderbolt Hub a year or so ago to use with my 13" MacBook Pro M1. I recently acquired a Mac mini M1 (as a temporary replacement after I sold my Intel iMac and ordered a Mac Studio) and bought a 2nd hub to expand the paltry Thunderbolt port options on the mini. This works like a charm in both cases. It will migrate to the new Mac Studio, should it ever ship.... I have yet to be dissatisfied with OWC products!

Fantastic technical support

I consulted technical support prior to making a purchase decision. Their advice was detailed, wise and reassuring. Purchasing the Thunderbolt 4 hub was the best expansion for my 2018 Mac mini.

Perfect little device!

This little hub does exactly what it says it will do and is a great additional to your iMac or any device needing additional thunderbolt or usb C ports. The added usb 3 port is great also!

Just the right solution

The iMac with two thunderbolt ports needs a bit of help and this little box does the trick for a reasonable price. Adding an extra monitor and a hard drive array is a breeze.

Connection Without Compromise

The latest Thunderbolt interface uses a universal USB-C connector to transfer data, output video, and charge devices through the same cable. The OWC Thunderbolt Hub’s Thunderbolt ports use that same USB-C connector to create a multi-connectivity solution for millions of existing and future Thunderbolt and USB-C computers and devices. Plus, the ports are fully USB4 future compatible.

The OWC Thunderbolt Hub is a plug and play safe solution for connecting any Mac, PC, iPad, Chromebook, Ultrabook, tablet or smartphone with a Thunderbolt 3, Thunderbolt 4, USB-C, or USB4 port to any compatible device, display, or power supply.

Full Performance for Everything Today and Yesterday, Period.

40Gb/s

Thunderbolt

10Gb/s

USB-C

Connect via Thunderbolt to experience the full 40Gb/s bandwidth your computer supports.

Connect via USB-C 10Gb/s (non-Thunderbolt) to experience the full 10Gb/s bandwidth your computer supports.

Redefine the Daisy Chain

The OWC Thunderbolt Hub lets you create three separate daisy chains of Thunderbolt, USB4 and USB-C devices. Now you can remove devices from one chain without affecting or disconnecting the others. You can even add three bus-powered Thunderbolt devices. Have a USB-C only computer? No problem…you can daisy chain USB-C devices!

Take Charge of Your Devices

Surrounded by heat-dissipating anodized aluminum and capped off with a glossy black top, the OWC Thunderbolt Hub runs silently cool while elegantly complementing your desktop. Its real beauty comes into play when you’re taking a short break or are done for the day. After your computer goes into sleep mode, the OWC Thunderbolt Hub continues to power and/or charge your connected devices.

Value. Quality. Reliability.
That’s The OWC Difference

Our mission has always been to provide you with the highest quality, highest performance products that simply work. There’s a priceless value in knowing you can depend on the OWC Thunderbolt Hub to deliver a best-in-class experience. Check out how it stacks up to other options (and if you need more ports we have a recommendation!)

OWC Thunderbolt Hub

$129.99

CalDigit Hub

$249.99

OWC Thunderbolt Dock

$229.99

Thunderbolt 4 Ports

4 (40Gb/s)

4 (40Gb/s)

4 (40Gb/s)

Works with Thunderbolt 4 + USB4 + Thunderbolt 3 + USB-C

Power Management

60W Smart Dynamic Charging prioritizes connected device power to ensure zero data loss

60W non-dynamic power

96W of power

Laptop Charging

Max. Monitors Supported

2

2

2

Monitor Resolutions

2K/4K/5K/6K/8K

2K/4K/5K/6K/8K

2K/4K/5K/6K/8K

ClingOn Compatible

USB-A Ports

1 (10Gb/s)

4 (10Gb/s)

3 (10Gb/s) + 1 USB 2.0

Use as a USB-C Hub

SD Card Slot

Gigabit Ethernet

Audio In/Out Port

Security Lock Slot

Thunderbolt Cable

Support

24/7 Talk-to-a-Human
Award-Winning Support

24/7 Talk-to-a-Human
Award-Winning Support

Company Established

1988

2006

1988

“…the answer to those praying for a multi-Thunderbolt connector.”

- Tech Advisor

Expansion Solution!

It was exactly what I needed to add more Thunderbolt ports to my MacBook Pro 2018. Works as described.

Great Hub for speed

I was looking for a way to have several of my thunderbolt drives active when video and audio editing. This was a perfect solution!

Awesome dock

I have not unleashed the full power of TB4 yet, but this little dock is working out well. It enables me to add multiple devices all through one port on my MacBook Pro. This enables me to keep a clutter-free setup and ports available right at my fingertips. I highly recommend.

Great way to add more ports

Finally got into a situation where two ports didn’t cut it - this did the trick works like a champ!

Learn More about Thunderbolt 4/USB 4 on the OWC Rocket Yard Blog

USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, Thunderbolt 4, USB4 — What’s the Difference?

Nowadays, there are so many different kinds of wires and connections. Watch as Michelle from Rocket Yard explores what’s what.

Watch the video »

What’s Apple’s “Thunderbolt / USB 4” vs. PC-Window’s Thunderbolt 4?

I really like how Apple is presenting Thunderbolt as “Thunderbolt / USB 4“ on its latest Macs. You see, Thunderbolt 4 finally promises PC/Windows users all the features Thunderbolt 3 has long offered Apple users.

Continue reading »

Everything You Need to Know About Thunderbolt 4 & USB-C Cables

Take all the guesswork out of identifying the cables you need for your technology setup with these backward-compatible cables that replace Thunderbolt 3 cables.

Watch the video »

OWC Dock Ejector

Disconnect in One Click

Safely disconnect multiple drives in a single click. OWC Dock Ejector was designed by OWC hardware and software engineers to ensure all data is written before disconnection, saving time and protecting against data loss. It makes losing your hard-earned work a thing of the past.

Apple SuperDrive Ready

Apple SuperDrive Ready

OWC's free Dock Ejector software also includes a special driver that enables your OWC Thunderbolt Hub to play and burn CDs and DVDs with the Apple SuperDrive. Just connect the SuperDrive to an open USB-A port on the OWC Thunderbolt Hub for bus power to watch a DVD movie, listen to music CDs, create a backup disk, and install software.

OWC Thunderbolt (USB-C) Cable

OWC Thunderbolt Cable Included

OWC Thunderbolt Hub comes with a certified 0.8M OWC Thunderbolt (USB-C) Cable. But if your workflow demands a different length to make the connection, OWC Thunderbolt (USB-C) Cables are the perfect choice.

OWC ClingOn

Work with Ultimate Confidence

Active workspaces expose gear to unexpected bumps and shoves. OWC ClingOn custom cable stabilizers (available separately) screw into the OWC Dock or OWC Drive housing to reduce – if not completely eliminate – cable strain on Thunderbolt and USB-C connections so you can work with ultimate confidence even in the highest foot traffic environments.

OWC, Trusted by Pros & Enthusiasts the World Over

OWC, Trusted by Pros & Enthusiasts the World Over

We build our hardware to the highest standards of reliability and performance. Because 100% reliability is always the goal, we rigorously quality test and back our hardware with a 2 Year OWC Limited Warranty and award-winning customer support.

Learn More
  1. Connect OWC Thunderbolt Hub to a port on on your Thunderbolt or USB-C dock or hub to utilize extra ports.
  2. Actual display support depends upon host. Please review the display specifications for your specific host system to determine the maximum supported resolution, refresh rate, color depth, and number of external displays over Thunderbolt or USB.
  3. Works with Thunderbolt 4, Thunderbolt 3, USB4, and USB host computers and mobile devices. Thunderbolt/Thunderbolt 2 Mac models are supported via USB-A host connection. Thunderbolt/Thunderbolt 2 host connection is not supported.
  4. Works with Thunderbolt (USB-C), Thunderbolt/Thunderbolt 2 (mDP), and USB devices. Thunderbolt/Thunderbolt 2 (mDP) device support requires a certified Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 (mDP) adapter and a Thunderbolt 2 cable (available separately) and provides data transfer at up to 20Gb/s.