Satechi Launches New USB-C Hub for M1 iPads

Popular accessory maker Satechi today announced the launch of the upgraded USB-C Mobile Pro Hub SD that's been developed for the M1 iPad Pro and ‌M1‌ iPad Air models.

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The hub includes a 60W USB-C port that can be used for charging an iPad or to charge USB-C devices that are connected to the ‌iPad‌. It also comes with an HDMI port that supports up to a 4K 60Hz display, a USB A port, micro SD and SD card readers, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Satechi says that the SD and micro SD card slots are new to this version of the hub, as is an extension cable that allows for a more secure connection from the hub to the ‌iPad‌ as well as compatibility with ‌iPad‌ cases.

The USB-C Mobile Pro Hub SD can be purchased from the Satechi website for $70. Satechi is offering a 20 percent discount through 9/5 with the promo code SD20.

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Top Rated Comments

pgiguere1 Avatar
24 months ago
I had a hard time understanding what about this USB-C hub made it designed for iPads specifically when reading this article.

I went on Satechi's website and found the answer, for those wondering:

The flexible cable is removable, and you can attach the hub directly to the bottom of an iPad.

Score: 22 Votes (Like | Disagree)
drumcat Avatar
24 months ago
The HDMI cable being wrong side up is killin' me.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TrenttonY Avatar
24 months ago
If only iPadOS let you eject your external drives...
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
strayts Avatar
24 months ago
$70 is just insane for that.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ToxicBlue Avatar
24 months ago
What makes it especially developed for M1? can't it be use with an intel Mac? I don't get it.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
icymountain Avatar
24 months ago
I see the business of USB-c hubs remains strong though I fail to understand how the price of these devices is still that high.

Another thing I do not understand is why they invariably have only one outgoing USB-c port. This one is specifically targeted to a device with a single USB-c port so after plugging the hub, we are still at one USB-c port. So it is still not possible to plug two USB-c devices, which seem a reasonable need since many USB-c accessories are available nowadays...
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)