Poked at my Sabrent USB 3 Hub (on PC) to see if it’s up for the task. tl;dr: Do not use for disks (or power hungry devices) to prevent data loss:

@bekopharm Youp if you want to do that use devices with its own power source.

@cybercow read it. That's only partly the reason. The switches affect other plugs. It's cheap but not for the reason I thought.

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