HyperDrive GEN2: USB-C Hub with 2X Speed/Power of Current USB-C Hubs

4K60Hz HDR Video, 10Gbps USB 3.1 Gen 2, 300MB/s UHS-II MicroSD/SD 4.0, and 100W USB-C Power Delivery

FREMONT, California: Sanho Corporation, owners of Hyper, the creators of the World’s most crowdfunded USB-C hub launch another limit testing product. They push the envelope of USB-C hub technology again with the introduction of HyperDrive GEN2. Hyperdrive GEN2 is the next generation of USB-C hub. It starts with double the video refresh speed, data transfer speed and power delivery of current USB-C hubs available in the market.

Unlike the current market options for a USB-C Hub, HyperDrive GEN2 is capable of much more. Specs include 4K60Hz HDR video output, 10Gbps USB 3.1 Gen 2, 300MB/s UHS-II MicroSD/SD 4.0 and 100W USB-C power delivery. HyperDrive GEN2 launched with 3 different models offering 6 port, 12 port, or 18 port configurations.

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Notables:

  • Hyperdrive is a Next Gen USB-C Hub with double speed/power of current USB-C hubs
  • Capable of 4K60Hz HDR video output (vs 4K30Hz on current 1st generation USB-C hubs)
  • 10Gbps USB 3.1 Gen 2 transfer speed (vs 5Gbps USB 3.1 Gen 1 on current 1st generation USB-C hubs)
  • 300MB/s UHS-II MicroSD/SD 4.0 (vs 100MB/s UHS-I MicroSD/SD 3.0 on current 1st generation USB-C hubs)
  • 100W USB-C Power Delivery (vs 60W USB-C Power Delivery on current 1st generation USB-C hubs) 
  • Available in 3 different models with 6 ports, 12 ports, and 18 ports.

6 Ports:

  • Consist of the following ports
    • HDMI 4K60Hz HDR
    • USB-A 10Gbps
    • MicroSD UHS-II
    • SD UHS-II
    • 3.5mm Audio Jack
    • USB-C Power Delivery 100W
  • Dimensions: 50.8 x 14.99 x 88.9mm (254mm cable) / 2” x 0.59” x 3.5” (10” cable)
  • Weight: 131.54 g / 4.7 oz / 0.29 lb
  • MSRP $99.99 ($49 for Kickstarter Early Bird Backers)
  • Shipping in March 2020

12 Ports:

  • Same as 6 ports model with additional 6 (video/data/ethernet) ports:
    • HDMI 4K60Hz HDR
    • DisplayPort 4K60Hz
    • USB-A 10Gbps
    • USB-A 2.0
    • USB-A 2.0
    • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Dimensions: 88.9 x 42.93 x 106.68mm (273mm cable) / 3.5” x 1.69” x 4.2” (10.75” cable)
  • Weight: 480.81 g / 16.96 oz / 1.06 lbs
  • MSRP $149.99 ($75 for Kickstarter Early Bird Backers)
  • Shipping in April 2020

18 Ports:

  • Same as 12 ports model with additional 6 (digital/optical audio, video, data, charging) ports:
    • Digital Coaxial Audio
    • Optical Toslink Audio
    • VGA
    • USB-A QC 3.0 18W
    • USB-A 10Gbps
    • DC Power Port
  • Dimensions: 88.9 x 43.94 x 132.08mm / 3.5” x 1.73” x 5.2”
  • Weight: 589.67 g / 20.8 oz / 1.3 lbs
  • MSRP $199.99 ($99 for Kickstarter Early Bird Backers)
  • Shipping in May 2020

Pricing Info & Availability:

HYPER is launching HyperDrive GEN2 via a Kickstarter campaign which starts today (February 3rd, 2020 at 8 AM PST) and ends on March 2nd, 2020. Kickstarter Early Bird Backers will get the HyperDrive GEN2 for 50% off MSRP. HyperDrive GEN2 is expected to start shipping in March 2020 upon successful Kickstarter funding.

About HYPER by Sanho Corporation:

Celebrating our 15th year in business in 2020, HYPER by Sanho Corporation is a dynamic team based in Silicon Valley, California. We specialize in delivering cutting-edge IT & mobile accessories with a focus on Apple, portable power, data storage & connectivity products. We hold the records of the Most Kickstarter funded MacBook accessory, USB-C hub, iPhone storage, charger, wireless charger, and battery pack. HYPER has previously successfully launched and shipped 23 other crowdfunding projects to over 127,000 backers, raising over $11.8 million dollars in total.

Editors Note – We have used OWC Port replicators and Wavlink here in our offices with limited success. Scott Discusses this in his Tech Talk in February.

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