Can the Plugable USB4-HUB3A Hub Be Used Without Connecting the Included Power Adapter? In Other Words, Can It Be ‘Bus Powered’ From the Host System’s Thunderbolt 4 Port?

Last Update: January 5th, 2022
Article ID: 1197229

The USB4-HUB3A requires that the included power adapter be connected to the hub in order for the hub to function properly.  The hub will not work if the included power adapter is not connected.  

The hub cannot be ‘bus powered’ from the host system’s Thunderbolt 4 port.