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Satechi today announced the launch of new accessories designed for Apple's devices, including a 200W 6-Port PD GaN Charger and a Thunderbolt 4 Slim Hub.

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According to Satechi, the 200W 6-Port PD GaN Charger is its most powerful charger to date, offering two USB-C PD 3.1 ports and four USB-C PD 3.0 ports, charging up to six devices at the same time. With power distribution management, the power provided to each port changes depending on the number of devices plugged in.

The PD 3.1 ports can provide up to 140W of power, suitable for Apple's largest 16-inch MacBook Pro model, but the power will vary based on what's being charged.

Satechi's Thunderbolt 4 Slim Hub offers three Thunderbolt 4 downstream ports for daisychaining up to six Thunderbolt devices, along with a USB-A port and an upstream Thunderbolt 4 port that supports charging at up to 60W for connected devices.

With Thunderbolt 4 support, the hub offers transfer rates up to 40Gb/s. The three Thunderbolt 4 ports offer 15W charging for smartphones and tablets, along with the aforementioned fast transfer speeds, while the USB-A port supports transfer speeds of up to 10Gb/s.

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The hub is designed for Thunderbolt 3 and Thunderbolt 4 Macs that run macOS 11 and later, and it is able to support two 4K displays at 60Hz, one 8K display at 30Hz, or one 6K display on M1 and M2 Macs. It ships with a 100W power supply, which Satechi says will provide optimal power efficiency and distribution.

The 200W 6-Port PD GaN Charger can be preordered from the Satechi website for $150, though there is a 20 percent "CES20" discount code available. It will begin shipping in the second quarter of 2023.

The Thunderbolt 4 Slim Hub is available now for $200.

Article Link: CES 2023: Satechi Debuts 200W 6-Port Charger and Thunderbolt 4 Slim Hub
 
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kinchee87

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Too bad the hub cannot be powered via a USB-C cable (e.g., connected to their new 200W charger). I wonder why they decided to use a barrel connector instead?
 
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For what it's worth, to charge the 16 inch MacBook Pro at 140W you still have to use the MagSafe connector because the other ports don't support PD 3.1.

Plugging the cable into this device vs. the white wall brick is still an improvement, IMO.

If you deliver power to multiple TB4 ports concurrently, can you reach 140W total, or does only one port function for charging at a time?
 

pamon

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saetechi bringing the power with these two new hubs/adapters. looks nice but spendy
 

jaytv111

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Plugging the cable into this device vs. the white wall brick is still an improvement, IMO.

If you deliver power to multiple TB4 ports concurrently, can you reach 140W total, or does only one port function for charging at a time?
Only one at a time. And it will take the higher power of the two.
 
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Macalway

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Looks great. I think there will be a lot of these thanks to GA gallium arsenide. I just got a Hyperdrive TB Hub recently (that Kickstarter deal) that's almost exactly the same. It's great. These have built in supplies because of GA.

This one looks really good. And cheap-ish. Maybe even better than the Hyper with more ports, although the Hyper is good enough.
 

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Plugging the cable into this device vs. the white wall brick is still an improvement, IMO.

If you deliver power to multiple TB4 ports concurrently, can you reach 140W total, or does only one port function for charging at a time?
It's on the site. They don't explain the middle, but the do for the two 3.1s and all ports at once...

Oops they only say 140 in port 1 or 2 or for all six:

You will be able to achieve 140W when 1 device is connected to PD1 or PD2, or the port hierarchy of 65W/45W/20W/20W/20W/20W when all 6 ports are being utilized.
 
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compwiz1202

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I guess this would be good if you are working with some other people in very close proximity who need laptops, iPads and iPhones charged?
Don't think my PC Laptop's C is input, but we have my wife's MacBook iPad iPhone and my Z Flip 4. Would be cool to get a power bank with six ports for that price. I got the Anker 737 140W with the two C and an A
 

Paradoxally

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The Slim Hub is just a (cheaper) version of the CalDigit Element Hub, but the latter gives you 4 USB-A ports instead of 1 on the front. Both have 3 USB-C downstream and one 60W upstream. And they look really similar.
 

Morgenland

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Santechi is once again desperately trying to put new stuff on our desks.
If you use the sturdy cables, you can only position the devices at a certain fixed distance from the hub.
This is always the disadvantage of these kinda hubs.
And depending on the dead weight, the stroke is always shifted somewhere by the cables, without you wanting that.

Screenshot 2023-01-07 um 07.08.28.png
 
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Morgenland

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'A lot of people were asking for something like this! Pricey though.'
I found this for $54,99 (200W $38.99)

Screenshot 2023-01-07 um 07.27.34.png


w/o any 'discount code' ;)
 
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Morgenland

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I'm increasingly concerned that CES 2023 may consist largely of American importers of Chinese gimmick manufacturers with huge profit margins trying to bring such gimmicks to the U.S. market and, at best, develop new cases and ultimately their own branding.

Some colleagues of mine think that it would be good for America to go back to developing things on its own. As a European, I absolutely share this view.
 
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Analog Kid

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If only that 200W charger provided a TB4 hub between ports-- it would have been perfect.

It's so very hard to find a good USB-C hub. I have a Pluggable hub similar to that Satechi slim hub, and it's fine, but it's a lot of hardware to add so few ports, with an external power supply to power the whole thing up and limited power sourcing capability.
 

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Satechi makes elegant and very sturdy products that match the colors of my  products perfectly!
the MacBook Air stand is great and will save the laptop if something spills
their prices are ver reasonable and they offer free shipping.
what was a nice surprise I encountered was getting "point rewards" for being a customer.
my last order I added a blue USBc chord with these points a $20 value!
 

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I'm increasingly concerned that CES 2023 may consist largely of American importers of Chinese gimmick manufacturers with huge profit margins trying to bring such gimmicks to the U.S. market and, at best, develop new cases and ultimately their own branding.

Some colleagues of mine think that it would be good for America to go back to developing things on its own. As a European, I absolutely share this view.
CES is turning into just gimmick dongle trash in recent years, it used to be great, shame it went down in recent years
 
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