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For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Satechi to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a USB-C Clamp Hub Pro that's designed for the 2017 iMac and iMac Pro.

Priced at $49.95, the Clamp Hub Pro plugs into one of the Thunderbolt 3 ports on an iMac or iMac Pro and attaches right to the bottom of the display to put additional ports right where you need them.

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Because the Clamp Hub Pro attaches cleanly to the bottom of the iMac or iMac Pro with an adjustable knob, it adds ports without cluttering your desktop or adding visible bulk to the machine. Beyond plugging it into a Thunderbolt 3 port, no additional installation is required.

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The Clamp Hub Pro features a USB-C port (for data only), 3 USB-A ports to attach USB-A peripherals, a microSD card slot, and a standard SD card slot. Clamp Hub Pro comes in either Space Gray or Silver, so it can match the traditional iMac and the Space Gray iMac Pro.

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The USB-C port supports transfer speeds of up to 5Gb/s, as do the three USB-A ports, while the two card slots support transfer speeds of up to 104Mb/s. The Clamp Hub Pro is compatible only with the iMac and the iMac Pro, which are the only two desktops with USB 3.

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We have 10 of Satechi's Clamp Hub Pro accessories to give away to MacRumors readers. To enter to win, use the Rafflecopter widget below and enter an email address. Email addresses will be used solely for contact purposes to reach the winners and send the prizes. You can earn additional entries by subscribing to our weekly newsletter, subscribing to our YouTube channel, following us on Twitter, or visiting the MacRumors Facebook page.

Due to the complexities of international laws regarding giveaways, only U.S. residents who are 18 years or older and Canadian residents (excluding Quebec) who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory are eligible to enter. To offer feedback or get more information on the giveaway restrictions, please refer to our Site Feedback section, as that is where discussion of the rules will be redirected.

The contest will run from today (March 23) at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time through 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time on March 30. The winners will be chosen randomly on March 30 and will be contacted by email. The winners will have 48 hours to respond and provide a shipping address before new winners are chosen.

Article Link: MacRumors Giveaway: Win a USB-C Clamp Hub Pro for the 2017 iMac or iMac Pro
 

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These clip-on accessories always look like they'd detach as soon as you attempt to plug something into it. I've never tried one but I'd love to hear other people's opinions.
 

kingjames1970

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These clip-on accessories always look like they'd detach as soon as you attempt to plug something into it. I've never tried one but I'd love to hear other people's opinions.

Got on on my iMac Pro - matches perfectly and works great. You do need to use one hand to hold it as you plug something in, otherwise you'll push the screen back obviously but that would happen with anything plugging in the front.

Because I've got my iMP on/in a HiRise Pro, it's a pain getting round the back as the bottom of the stand swivels round inside on the shelf it sits on. So this was a perfect purchase.
 

justperry

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Priced at $49.95

Now, that's what I call a fair price.

You say it's only compatible with the iMacs with TB 3, that is not completely true, you can use that on any mac with TB 3 and probably backwards compatible too with earlier versions of TB except for the plug maybe, but it won't nicely fit with them construction wise.
 

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I'm thinking of actually get one of these but my only concern, and this may just be ignorance on my part, is that it looks like it plugs up 25% of the intake vents. Is that a warranted concern?
 
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Schizoid

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I'm thinking of actually get one of these but my only concern, and this may just be ignorance on my part, is that it looks like it plugs up 25% of the intake vents. Is that a warranted concern?

That’s what i thought, the whole bottom edge of iMac is air Intake
 

Pow!

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As mentioned above, it’s blocking an air vent, and isn’t that also going to affect the sound, since AFAIK the right speaker is there too?
 

Scubaman

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How about if these connections were built into the MBP wouldn’t that be awesome!

Hang on, they were until the 2015 redesign of the MBP...

MBP’s since 2015 have been a triumph of Design over Function! Jonny Ive should be appalled!
 

G5isAlive

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As mentioned above, it’s blocking an air vent, and isn’t that also going to affect the sound, since AFAIK the right speaker is there too?

If it does I don’t notice anything... the vent is much larger then the adapter, which works great
 
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