Trendnet USB 3.0 to Gigabit Adapter + Hub - Features, Specifications and More

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The following information has been taken from the Trendnet site and posted here for your convience. If you want all the little details, including software downloads and product manual, please check their site as they have all the latest information. If you just want the quick scoop, we've got it below.

TRENDnet’s USB 3.0 to Gigabit Adapter + USB Hub, model TU3-ETGH3, adds a Gigabit Ethernet port and three 5 Gbps SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports to a Windows® or Mac® computer. The TU3- ETGH3 is also compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1 ports. An included optional power adapter provides full power to power hungry USB devices.

 Trendnet TU3-ETGH3 Profile



  • Gigabit Ethernet - Adds a Gigabit Ethernet port
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 - Adds three USB 3.0 ports which support 5 Gbps speeds when connected to a USB 3.0 port
  • Flexible Connector - Attached flexible 10 cm (4 in.) USB 3.0 cable accommodates most installation scenarios
  • Operating Systems - Compatible with Windows® and Mac® operating systems
  • Compatibility - Compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1 ports
  • Power - Optional adapter ensures operability of power hungry connected USB devices




Device Interfaces:

  • 1 x type-A (male) USB 3.0 connector
  • 3 x type-A (female) USB 3.0 ports
  • 1 x Gigabit port

System Compatibility:

  • Windows® 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP; Mac® OS 10.6 - 10.9

Maximum Data Rate:

  • Up to 2 Gbps (Gigabit Port)
  • Up to 5 Gbps (USB Port)

Special Features:

  • Energy saving GREENnet technology


On the last page, we'll take a look at performance of the USB 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet port as well as talk about USB 3.0 performance and see if this unit can work on a Chromebook as well.