Today’s review will be devoted to a multifunctional adapter from a well-known Chinese manufacturer Ugreen. This device combines several important and useful functions at once: card reader, USB host, VGA / HDMI / Ethernet adapter.
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- 3xUSB 3.0
- RJ45 (Ethernet)
Packaging and delivery set
The multifunctional adapter Ugreen 9in1 is delivered in a small, white cardboard box, which contains brief information about the device and manufacturer.
Inside the box, in a white, plastic tray, there is a Ugreen 9in1 adapter.
In general, the scope of delivery is limited to this, in addition to the adapter there is a brief instruction in English and a CD-ROM with drivers.
As a gift, the seller put a cable tie.
The main body of the device is made of aluminum alloy. Ugreen logo is on the top surface
On the bottom surface there are port markings, and some informative data.
At one of the ends there are three standard USB 3.0 connectors and an LED indicator.
On the opposite side are HDMI, VGA, and a gigabit Ethernet port.
On the side there are slots for SD and TF-card (MicroSD) memory cards.
On the opposite side there is a USB Type-C (PD-port) connector and a USB Type-C cable.
The Ugreen 9in1 device is highly functional and works well with modern laptops, tablets and smartphones, greatly expanding the possibilities.
The HDMI interface allows you to connect a modern device to a display or TV, thereby transferring the image from a laptop to a large display / TV diagonal.
If you connect an HDMI cable to the TV using a Samsung mobile phone, the user gets access to the built-in DeX shell.
When working with the HDMI port, the maximum resolution is 3840×2160 (UHD), the frame rate is 30 Hz.
The adapter is also equipped with a VGA port, which also allows you to transfer images to a large screen, with a maximum resolution of 1920 × 1080 (Full HD), while the frame rate will not exceed 60 Hz. An important enough feature is that HDMI and VGA video outputs cannot be used simultaneously.
The presence of a 1000 Mbit / s Ethernet (RJ45) port allows you to connect devices using a stable wired connection, thereby providing data transfer rates within the local network up to 1000 Mbit / s. For the network interface to function, you need to install drivers, you can download them on the company’s official website.
The device is equipped with 3xUSB 3.0 ports, an SD card slot and a TF (MicroSD) card slot. The manufacturer says that the device is capable of providing data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps (unfortunately, it is not possible to verify the validity of this statement, while the 3xUSB 3.0 test results give the following results.
Testing the TF (MicroSD) card connected to the device showed the following results.
Testing a TF (MicroSD) card connected to the device via an SD adapter showed the following results.
When connecting drives to all available ports (USB / TF / SD), the device identified each of them.
Also important is the presence of USB power delivery (USB PD) — a charging protocol that uses high-speed ports in conjunction with a USB Type-C cable, which makes it possible to quickly charge devices. This standard provides for the transmission of electricity: 5V, 9V, 15V, 20V and 3A, the declared total maximum power is 60W.
- Compatible with a wide range of devices;
- Read / write speed of drives;
- Ability to work with DeX;
- Build quality;
- USB power delivery function;
- High speed characteristics of ports.
Multifunctional adapter Ugreen 9in1 is a very interesting and useful device with excellent technical characteristics. The device will prove to be an indispensable assistant for owners of modern gadgets. Not to be forgotten is the excellent ability to charge up to three devices at the same time using only one AC adapter.
That’s all, happy shopping!