(1) DO not used for charging ,it is used for offering more usb ports to transfer file.
(2) The power supply can solve the problem of insufficient power supply, if you need work with a hard disk , then you should choose the with power supply , and please note ,please don't use more than 2 hard disk at the same time
(3) The power supply can improve the usb transmission speed.
1. 100% brand new and high quality
2.Hot plug & play USB device
3. Fully compatible with USB specification version 3.0
4.With blue LED for power
5. ON/OFF switches activate or deactivate individual ports
6.Designed with 4-port, 7-port, this compact USB3.0 high-speed hub is small enough for travel, and cable enough to meet your connectivity needs
7. The specification of the power supply is 3.5*1.35mm, 5V 2A.
Item Name:USB HUB 3.0 / 2.0
Cable:USB 3.0 About 605mm,USB 2.0About 400mm
Data Transfer Rate: Up to 5Gbps/480mbps
Compatible: WindowsXP/Vista/7 and MAC OS 9.1 or higher
1* USB high-speed hub