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Accessory maker Satechi today launched a gorgeous new aluminum stand for Apple’s Mac mini that doubles as a practical six-in-one hub that connects to your computer’s USB-C.

The Type-C Aluminum Stand & Hub turns your Mac mini from 2018 or later into a portable workstation. As a cool perk, it brings back some of the missing ports to your computer, like older USB ports, memory card readers and more.

Satechi Type-C Aluminum Stand & Hub closeup

Here’s Satechi’s pitch:

First of its kind, the Type-C Aluminum Stand & Hub elevates and transforms your Mac mini into a powerful, surprisingly compact workstation. Equipped with a USB-C data port, three USB-A 3.0 ports, micro/SD card readers and a 3.5mm headphone jack port, to provide convenient access to your peripherals.

Watch Satechi’s cool product video embedded below.

Here’s the full list of ports you get:

  • 1x USB-C port for data transfer (up to 5 Gbps, no charge support)
  • 3x USB 3.0 ports (up to 5 Gbps each)
  • 1x micro and SD card readers (up to 104 Mbps)
  • 1x 3.5mm headphone jack port

All of these ports are conveniently placed on the front of this beautiful stand for quick hassle-free access. As we’ve come to expect from Satechi, the stand’s elegant design looks like a natural extension of your Mac mini and its footprint helps maximize your desk space.

Satechi Type-C Aluminum Stand & Hub and Mac mini diagram

As a bonus, this accessory features built-in air vents which were designed to help regulate temperature and encourage airflow when connecting multiple devices to your Mac mini.

Type-C Aluminum Stand & Hub underside showing cable management

This Mac mini hub features cable management for its integrated USB-C cable.

Check out the list of key features included ahead.

  • Patent pending: The first of its kind to function as both a stand and USB hub for your 2018 and later Mac mini computer, all using a single USB Type-C connection.
  • 6-in-1 expansion ports: Features an USB-C data port, three USB 3.0 ports, micro/SD card reader and a 3.5mm headphone jack port for convenient access to your peripherals.
  • Built-in air vents: Equipped with built-in air vents to help regulate temperature and encourage air flow when connecting multiple devices to your 2018 Mac mini model.
  • Sleek, elegant design: Designed to feel like a natural extension of your Mac mini with an elegant, brushed finish and matching space gray aluminum alloy.
  • Compatibility: Supports Mac mini with Type-C ports (2018 and later models). The accessory does not support 2017 and older Mac mini computers.

The Type-C Aluminum Stand & Hub retails for $80 and is available form Satechi and Amazon.

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Left to right: memory card readers, 3.5mm headphone jack, 3 USB-S ports and a USB-C port.

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