You wrote in the description of the hub about some smart charger ports ... what it is? I have not found this to other hubs.
Indeed, our devices (in particular SDU3-P10C3) have «GL3520 88PIN» smart charging chips. These chips calculate the necessary loads for each devices of connected to USB hub, and distribute it individually for them
Do the 10 usb 3.0 ports also charge? do the 3 smart charging ports offer data transfer?
USB 3.0 ports can charge some devices, it depends on the particular model of the device itself. The charge ports do not data transfer
What is the length of the usb cable?
The length of the cord of power adapter is 60”, the length of the data transfer cord is 40”
Isn't 13 a very unlucky number? Why not make it 14 instead? Or a dozen?))
We are sure that the number 13 brings luck, science numerology considers the number 13 as "the human spirit, striving for love")
Can I use a charging port to daisy chain another hub or do I have to use a regular port?
Charging ports you can use only for charging. You will need to use the data ports
(10 ports USB 3.0 + 3 SMART CHARGING ports) – SDU3-P10C3S
The inside of the SmartDelux® USB Hub SDU3-P10C3 is securely protected by its durable body, which is made of an industrial aluminum alloy. Besides protection for the electronic parts of the device, the body and the size of this Hub (7.75”x 1.73”x 1.02”) give the additional weight, which means that your 13 Port USB with 3 Charging Ports is incredibly steady. The body is covered with silver industrial powder paint, which is scratch resistant.
The body of the Aluminum 13-Port Hub is equipped with undercut grooves, which ensure that the USB 3.0 Hub will never slip out of your hands. Moreover, air vents on one side of the powered SmartDelux® USB Hub cool the device evenly. The port marking is made by means of laser engraving, so it won't fade or wear with use. In addition, the length of the cord of power adapter is 60”, the length of the data transfer cord is 40”: you won’t have to always be close to an outlet.
Besides 10 Super Fast (up to 5Gbps) USB 3.0 ports, the Hub has 3 Charging Ports, which are designed for the fast and efficient charging of the batteries of your phone, tablet or other similar device. Due to our latest invention, the «GL3520 88PIN» smart chip, which is able to supply the devices that you are charging with the power of up to 2.4A. Your devices are always secure: the smart chip ensures the perfect balance between speedy charging and safety.
Thanks to the compatibility with various OS’s (Windows (32/64 bit) XP/Vista/7/8/10, MacOs-8/9/X, UNIX, Linux, iOs, Android), you don’t need any drivers for the Hub charging station. Due to the convenient Plug&Play interface, installing the USB connector is a piece of cake. The Hub’s compatibility with earlier versions of USB 2.0 and lower allows you to plug in any USB-devices.
BUILT-IN PROTECTION - Besides durable body, SmartDelux® USB Hub has built-in surge protection and over current protection. Thus, your USB Hub always protects itself and all your connected devices. In addition, thanks to the compact adapter 5V/4A, this one of the most energy-efficient hubs on the market therefore, it will never get too loud or too hot, which is the reason why other USB’s break down so fast.
Manufacturer: SmartDelux®. Model: SDU3-P10C3. Color: Silver. Packing dimensions: 209x112x57 mm. Product dimensions: 197x43x25 mm. Product weight: 167 gr. Compatibility: Windows (32/64 bit) XP / Vista / 7/8/10, MacOs-8/9 / X, UNIX, Linux, iOS, Android and others. Ports: 10 data transfer ports + 3 ports for charging devices. Power adapter specification: Input: 100-240 V, 50-60 Hz. Output: 5 V / 4 A. Package includes: USB Hub SDU3-P10C3 (1 pc), data transmission cord (1 pc), cord with power adapter (1 pc), anti-slip feet (4 pcs), instruction (1 pc).
SmartDelux® gives 18 months full warranty for this product, and lifetime technical support.