New Kanex USB 3 Solutions Give Mac Users SuperSpeed and Connectivity
BREA, CA, Nov 27, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Kanex(R), a leader of innovative Apple(R) and iOS connectivity
solutions for homes and businesses worldwide, today announced two new
USB 3 solutions including the 4-Port USB 3 Hub and the USB 3 Gigabit
Adapter. These new USB 3 solutions provide users with additional USB
3 ports or a Gigabit port for their Mac or PC.
NPD In-Stat research forecasts SuperSpeed USB-enabled device
shipments will surpass one billion in 2014, up from 70 million last
year. "Our customers are asking us for solutions to connect the
growing number of USB 3 devices," said Kelvin Yan, president of
Kanex. "Our new USB hub and adapter enables our customers to extend
their capabilities at home, in the office or on the road. We want to
help our customers solve their technology challenges by enabling more
ports or giving them ports that their computers may not have."
Kanex 4-Port USB 3 Hub
The Kanex 4-Port USB 3 Hub easily adds four
SuperSpeed USB 3 ports to a Mac or PC and speeds up the way users can
move data, movies and music between their computer and devices. With
SuperSpeed transfer rates up to five Gigabits (5 Gbps) per second,
users can connect their USB 3 external hard drives, digital cameras,
MP3 players and more while getting up to 10 times faster transfer
speeds than USB 2. For fast charging, the USB hub includes a 2.1-amps
power port so users can charge devices such as the iPad*, smart
phones, cameras and other mobile devices.
Kanex USB 3 Gigabit Adapter
The Kanex USB 3 Gigabit Adapter adds a
Gigabit Ethernet port to your MacBook Air, MacBook Pro with Retina
Display or any other USB 3 enabled computer. Ideal for hotel rooms or
conference rooms with a wired internet connection, this small and
compact adapter connects to a USB 3 port on a computer and provides
an RJ-45 port for connection to the Internet or local area network
for sharing and accessing files at data transfer rates of up to 1
Gbps. The USB 3 Gigabit adapter is also backwards compatible with USB
2 and USB 1.1 and supports Wake-on-LAN.
Pricing and Availability:
The 4-Port USB 3 Hub and the USB 3 Gigabit
Adapter are available for $59 and $49 MSRP respectively, through
leading retailers and our website at www.kanexlive.com/usb3hub4x and
Kanex is a leader of innovative Apple and iOS
connectivity solutions for homes and businesses worldwide. Kanex is
dedicated to advancing technology by investing in tomorrow's future.
Leveraging its deep-rooted commitment to the consumer electronics
industry, Kanex continues to design and develop products that fit the
individual, the house, the business and the environment. More
information can be found on the web at www.kanexlive.com.
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its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Third-party
trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. The
use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship
between Apogee Inc. and any other company.
**Users can charge an iPad using the power port when a computer is
not powered on or when the USB Hub is not connect to a PC.
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