Thunderbolt 4 Element Hub
The CalDigit Thunderbolt 4 Element Hub is the first of its kind, offering 4x the performance of traditional USB-C hubs, whilst harnessing the power of Thunderbolt 4 in order to create a device without compromises.
Every Element Hub workflow will be different from the next, bringing with it the potential for incredibly unique set-ups, only limited by your imagination.
Connect what you need, when you need.
A Hub Like No Other
Up until this point, hubs have been restricted by their interface’s performance, limiting their potential. The Element Hub, in combination with the power of Thunderbolt 4, has allowed us to create the most ambitious hub on the market.
The use of Thunderbolt 4 is the perfect interface for a device like this, as it brings with it a level of versatility not previously available through a hub.
Of course the Element Hub is not only for Thunderbolt 4 users. This versatile device is backwards compatible with Thunderbolt 3, USB-C, and USB 4.
This means that the Element Hub will adapt to the connected host computer in order to provide the features available to you, making the Element Hub an ideal solution for multi-workflow environments.
In addition, the included Thunderbolt 4 cable is compatible with Thunderbolt 4, Thunderbolt 3, USB-C and USB 4 Type-C computers.
Made For You
The beauty of the Element Hub’s four Thunderbolt 4 ports allows you to create the device you want.
Need to connect multiple SSDs, SD card readers, RAID storage, dual 4K monitors? No problem.
The Element Hub is a blank canvas ready to be populated with the devices you need.
The merging of Thunderbolt and USB brings with it the ability for devices, such as the Element Hub, to feature up to four Thunderbolt 4 ports. One Thunderbolt 4 port is used for the host computer connection, and the remaining three ports for connecting additional devices, such as another Element Hub. The workflow possibilities are endless.
Don't Compromise on Speed
The Thunderbolt 4 ports are capable of speeds up to 3,000MB/s in order to take advantage of your ultra-fast storage devices. That is 8.5x the performance of a typical 5Gb/s USB-C hub, which offers speeds around 350MB/s from its USB-A ports.
Built in Ports
Whilst the Element Hub’s Thunderbolt 4 ports add a wealth of connectivity potential, the built-in USB-A 10Gb/s ports (USB 3.2 Gen.2) allow you to easily connect up to four high-performance USB-A devices such as ultra-fast NVMe SSDs.
Thunderbolt docks for years have mostly catered to the laptop user. The Element Hub however is also a great option for desktop users, including iMac and MacPro users.
Use the Element Hub with a longer 2M cable and easily access your ports from your desk instead of crouching behind a desk or monitor to plug in devices.
The fact that the Element Hub has multiple Thunderbolt 4 ports means that you can connect to any type of monitor you require.
You can directly connect a USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, or Thunderbolt 4 monitor for simple plug and play simplicity.
Alternatively you can use a USB-C Video Adapter to connect an HDMI or DisplayPort monitor.
Anyone that has used cheap USB-C hubs knows that they lack the build quality to match that of your Thunderbolt Mac or PC.
The Element Hub is not only built from high quality aluminium, it also features a reversible design that allows you to utilise it on either the left or right hand side of your laptop.
A quick glance at the built-in LED light allows you to instantly see if the Element Hub is in operation.
Thunderbolt and USB4 laptop users can daisy-chain Thunderbolt, USB4, and USB-C devices to the Element Hub.
Users on non-Thunderbolt and USB4 hosts, such as USB-C computers (USB 3.2, USB 3.1), are able to daisy-chain USB-C devices only. In order to daisy-chain Thunderbolt devices a Thunderbolt or USB4 connection is required.
iPad Pro and Windows Tablets
As the Element Hub is a Thunderbolt 4/USB4 device, it is compatible with USB-C tablets such as the iPad Pro or Windows tablets.
Simply connect the Element Hub to your tablet and take advantage of the connectivity options.
Tablet and Ultrabook Charging
The Element Hub not only offers versatile connectivity options, it will also charge a Tablet or Ultrabook at up to 60W through the [Computer] port.
Unlike other Thunderbolt 4 hubs on the market, the Element Hub has a fixed 60W laptop charging function. Whilst other Thunderbolt 4 hubs reduce their laptop charging capabilities down to 30W charging or lower when the hub is fully loaded,
the Element Hub will consistently provide 60W of charging if connecting to the laptop such as MacBook Pro 13″.
- 4 x Thunderbolt 4 (40Gb/s)
- 4 x USB-A 3.2 Gen.2 (10Gb/s)
- 1 x AC Power
Minimum System Requirements
- macOS 11 (Big Sur) or above
- Windows 10 or above
- Chrome OS
- Thunderbolt 4 Computer
- Thunderbolt 3 Computer
- USB-C (USB 4) Computer
- USB-C (USB 3.1) Computer
- iPad Pro
- iPad Air (4th Gen)
- Windows Tablet
- USB-C ChromeBook
- Up to 60W Host Charging (5V/3A, 9V/3A, 15V/3A and 20V/3A)
- Each Downstream Thunderbolt 4 / USB4 Port: 15W (5V/3A)
- Each USB-A Port: 7.5W (5V/1.5A)
In The Box
- 1 x Thunderbolt 4 Element Hub
- 1 x Thunderbolt 4 Cable 0.8m (Passive)
- 2 x Rubber Feet Strips
- 1 x Power Supply (150W)
- 1 x Power Cord