Orico ARH7-U3 Review: High Speed USB Hub with 7 Ports

October 04, 2017

Orico ARH7-U3 Review: High Speed USB Hub with 7 Ports

Today we would like to focus your attention to another child of the company Orico - ARH7-U3. This compact USB hub fits perfectly with any ultrabook or PC. The device now has seven high-speed USB ports for fast data transfer. Let's get acquainted with the Orico ARH7-U3 a little better.

Users who work on a computer or laptop, often face a shortage of USB ports, or no ports at all, as well as with insufficiently fast data transfer. Orico ARH7-U3 will help you to get seven high-speed USB-ports at once, which you can use not only for connecting drives and data transfer, but as a portable charging station as well. First, let's get acquainted with the delivery kit and the price.

The device is shipped in Orico's compact packaging that is familiar to Orico, where you can find all the information you need about the Orico ARH7-U3. Currently, the average price of the device is $32. The package includes:

  • Orico ARH7-U3
  • Power Supply
  • USB 3.0 / USB 3.0 cable
  • USB 3.0 / USB Type C cable
  • Rubber lining (4 pcs.)
  • Instruction and warranty card

The delivery kit has everything you need for a full-time job. Moreover, the developers put in the box not only a USB 3.0/USB 3.0 cable for connection to a PC or laptop, but also a USB 3.0/USB Type C cable. We must admit, this is a pleasant bonus.

The device is in the form of a cylinder. The metal case allowed to increase the margin of safety. Orico ARH7-U3, thanks to the design, can be used even as a stand for a laptop and leave all 7 USB ports in reach. To do this, you will need to put special rubber pads on Orico ARH7-U3, which are found in the kit with the device.

USB ports are located horizontally. On one side is USB 3.0 for connection to a PC or laptop. On the opposite side is located the connector for the power supply. ORICO ARH7-U3 is convenient to carry. The connection cables are removable, they will not interfere with the transportation. There are two USB cables at once. One allows you to connect the device to PCs and laptops with Windows OS, the second, USB Type-C, is used to connect to the MacBookor other devices that are not equipped with a conventional USB connector.

ORICO ARH7-U3 is very compact, with 28 mm of diameter. That is, there is no problem with where it is better to put it, so the ORICO ARH7-U3 won’t take up much of your space.

The ORICO ARH7-U3, as we said, has 7 USB 3.0 ports, allowing you to connect several devices to it. Due to an external power supply, you can connect several hard drives at once. In order to ensure stable operation of the USB hub, the developers installed the dual-core Via-Labs VL812 controller in the ORICO ARH7-U3.

The data transfer rate reaches 5 GB/s on each USB 3.0. This speed reserve will be enough to fully use not only the periphery, but also various hard drives.

In fact, the speed of transfer and download of information is indeed justified. During all the tests, the device performed quite well. The presence of 7 USB-ports is very convenient. You won’t need to constantly reach for the connectors located on your PC or laptop, as everything is in front of your eyes. Quickly and simply. If you have several mobile devices that need to be charged at once, ORICO ARH7-U3 can be used as a charging station.

ORICO ARH7-U3 has a stylish, unusual design, which many consumers will like, and excellent data transfer speed. The power of the device is enough to work with hard drives or high-speed media, and this is important. ORICO ARH7-U3 allows you to completely forget that your PC or laptop has USB-connectors, because this solution completely replaces them. The compact size allows you to carry ORICO ARH7-U3 in a backpack and even use it as a stand for a laptop. In other words, for a small price, you get a universal solution.