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Do USB-C Hub's exist?

As I am seeing more and more peripheral devices make the switch to USB-C, I am finding out my only USB-C port on my laptop is inadequate to meet my needs. However, after conducting research online, I have not been able to so far locate a USB-C hub that provides multiple USB-C ports for plugging in devices.

I am wondering if such a device exist and if so, where I can purchase one.
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a hub with only USB-C ports .. no
is always USB-C to USB-C + USB-A ports
some with card reader and HDMI / VGA ports

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Keigotw wrote: a hub with only USB-C ports .. no
is always USB-C to USB-C + USB-A ports
some with card reader and HDMI / VGA ports

https://www.amazon.ca/Reader-Powered-Ad ... 07L4PSD71/
So is the only solution to just unplug whatever I have on my USC-C port and swap it with my other peripheral. It seems kind of absurd that they have a tonne of USB A hubs but no USB C hubs.
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@wolf30

There is a reason why the docks only include a USB C pass through. Most of these docks require power. Since USB C has power delivery,

If you plug a dock into your notebook and your notebook charger to the dock, you may lose 30% of the total power to that single USB C port on the dock. Imagine if you had multiple USB C ports.
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l69norm wrote: Reviews are bad too.
one star reviews = 23 out of 34

Most reviews say that the USB C ports don't support PD or video - looks to be intended for a keyboard/ mouse
Yeah I just had a look at the reviews, it doesn't seem to work. LAME!
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Gee wrote: @wolf30

There is a reason why the docks only include a USB C pass through. Most of these docks require power. Since USB C has power delivery,

If you plug a dock into your notebook and your notebook charger to the dock, you may lose 30% of the total power to that single USB C port on the dock. Imagine if you had multiple USB C ports.
Most electronics are slowly making the switch over to USB C ports nowadays but it seems we are only limited to one port. New cellphones use USB C, wireless earphones are charged by USB C, mouses, etc.

I don't understand why they haven't developed the tech yet for multiple USB C ports. It's not like USB C hasn't existed for a while now.
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wolf30 wrote: I don't understand why they haven't developed the tech yet for multiple USB C ports. It's not like USB C hasn't existed for a while now.
The tech is there. You can get up to 100 watts on USB C, that technically should power 4 ports plus the notebook

The problem is the cost. I am still waiting for GaN technology to become mainstream

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