Belkin USB-C™ Multimedia Hub, F4U092 Frequently Asked Questions




1.  What is the Belkin USB-C™ Multimedia Hub, F4U092?

The Belkin USB-C™ Multimedia Hub, F4U092 with up to 5 Gbps of bandwidth is the perfect all-in-one solution to connect your USB-C laptop to multiple devices.  Lead a seamless presentation or create your ultimate workstation.  With this USB-C multiport hub, you can connect projectors, monitors, SD cards, and thumb drives to your laptop.  It also supports pass-through charging up to 60W, eliminating the need to choose between port expansion and power.  Plus, with one gigabit ethernet port you’ll always have a safe and secure internet connection.

2.  What is the warranty of the Belkin F4U092?
The Belkin F4U092 comes with a 2-year limited warranty.
3.  Does the Belkin F4U092 have a Connected Equipment Warranty (CEW)?
4.  Is the Belkin F4U092 RoHS-certified?
5.  Does the Belkin F4U092 meet Proposition 65 specifications?
6.  Is the Belkin F4U092 MFi-certified?
7.  Is the Belkin F4U092 FCC-certified?
The Belkin F4U092 complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.  Operation of the Belkin F4U092 is subject to two conditions:
  1.  This device may not cause harmful interference.
  2.  This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
8.  What color does the Belkin F4U092 come in?
The Belkin F4U092 comes in silver.
9.  What is the case of the Belkin F4U092 made of?
The Belkin F4U092 case is made of aluminum.
1.  What laptops will the Belkin F4U092 work with?
The Belkin F4U092 was designed to work with USB-C capable laptops.  It has been tested for compatibility with the following laptops:
  • MacBook® with USB-C 3.1 port
  • MacBook Pro® 13” with Thunderbolt™ 3
  • MacBook Pro 15” with Thunderbolt 3
  • MacBook Pro 15” with Touch Bar™ and Thunderbolt 3
  • HP Spectre x360 with USB-C 3.1
  • Dell® XPS 13 with Thunderbolt 3/USB-C 3.1
  • HP Pavilion x360 with USB-C 3.1
  • ASUS® ZenBook Flip S with USB-C 3.1
  • Lenovo® Yoga 910 with USB-C 3.1
  • Microsoft® Surface® Book 2 with USB-C 3.1
  • Dell Chromebook™ 3180 with USB-C 3.1
  • ASUS Chromebook Flip C302 with USB-C
  • Google Pixelbook™ with USB-C 3.1

2.  What operating systems does the Belkin F4U092 support?
The Belkin F4U092 has been tested for compatibility with the following operating systems:
  • OS X® 10.8.X
  • OS X 10.9.X
  • OS X 10.10.X
  • OS X 10.11.X
  • macOS® 10.12.X
  • macOS 10.13.X
  • macOS 10.14.X
  • Windows® 10
  • Chrome OS™ 

3.  What output resolutions does the HDMI port support?
The Belkin F4U092 HDMI port supports the following output resolutions:
  • 640 x 480 (VGA) at 50/60 Hz
  • 800 x 600 (VGA) at 50/60 Hz
  • 1024 x 768 (XGA) at 50/60 Hz
  • 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) at 50/60 Hz
  • 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) at 50/60 Hz
  • 1920 x 1080 (FHD 1080 p) at 50/60 Hz
  • 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) at 50/60 Hz
  • 2048 x 1152 (QWXGA) at 50/60 Hz
  • 2560 x 1440 (QHD) at 30/60 Hz
  • 3840 x 2160 (UHD 4K) at 24/25/40 Hz

4.  Does the Belkin F4U092 require any driver or software to use?
No.  The Belkin F4U092 is plug-and-play.  All required drivers should be built into your operating system.
5.  Can I connect the Belkin F4U092 to a USB-C hub?
No.  The Belkin F4U092 should be connected directly to the USB-C port on your computer.
1.  What type of cable is included?
The Belkin F4U092 has an attached USB-C cable.
2.  How long is the attached USB cable?
The Belkin F4U092 cable’s length is 3 inches.
3.  What are the operating and storage temperatures?
The operating temperature is from 0°C to 40°C while the storage temperature is from -30°C to 70°C.
4.  Can this provide power to charge my laptop?
The Belkin F4U092 supports USB Power Delivery (PD) pass-through of up to 60W over the USB-C port.  It requires using the USB-C power adapter provided with your laptop.
5.  Can this provide power to charge my smartphone or tablet?
The Belkin F4U092 can charge devices from the USB-A ports only and an external USB-C power adapter should be used to avoid disruption with the other ports.
6.  Is there an included AC adapter?
7.  Is the Belkin F4U092 a powered hub?
The Belkin F4U092 can operate using the power from the USB-C port on your laptop.  Plugging in a USB-C power supply to the hub will allow it to provide more power to the USB-A ports on the hub.
8.  What is the power output of the two USB-A 3.1 ports?
The power output of the USB-A ports is shared across both ports.  The maximum output combined is as follows:
  • When using a USB-C power adapter:  3.0A, 5V, 15W
  • When not using a USB-C power adapter:  1.8A, 5V, 7W
9.  What speeds does the ethernet port support?
The ethernet supports the following speeds:
  • 10 Mbps
  • 100 Mbps (Fast ethernet)
  • 1000 Mbps (Gigabit ethernet)

NOTE:  The network speeds depend upon the cabling, networking equipment, and network traffic.
10.  What SD cards are supported by the SD card reader?
The SD card reader supports up to UHS-1 full size SD cards and microSD cards using a microSD to SD adapter.
11.  Does the Belkin F4U092 have a battery?
No.  The Belkin F4U092 is powered from the USB-C port which can draw 15W from your laptop or by connecting a USB-C power source to the hub.

1.  How does the USB-C port work on the Belkin F4U092?
The USB-C port supports either data or USB PD pass-through charging, but not at the same time.  If you are using the USB-C port to charge your laptop, you will not be able to use it as a data port.
2.  Can I charge devices using the USB-C port on the Belkin F4U092?
No.  The USB-C port supports only data or power input.  It is strongly recommended to use the USB-A ports on the hub for charging devices.
3.  What is the data transfer rate between the Belkin F4U092 and my computer?
The maximum data transfer rate is 5 Gbps shared between upstream and downstream data connections.
4.  Can the Belkin F4U092 charge my phone/tablet without being connected to a computer?
5.  What will happen if I am using a USB-C power adapter with the Belkin F4U092 but remove the power adapter?
The Belkin F4U092 supports USB PD 3.0 Fast Role Swap (FRS) to identify power changes without interruptions to data or video connections.
6.  Can I connect two Belkin F4U092 hubs together?

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