Thunderbolt Hubs For Mac

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Sep 28, 2020 The Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Dock features two Thunderbolt 3 ports with high-speed data transfer, two USB-A 3.0 ports, a DisplayPort port, a Gigabit Ethernet port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. With this versatile machine, you can connect a 5K or 4K display plus one additional display for a yowza of an experience.

  • As high as simple USB3-USB3 hubs, that cost isn't getting spread. Out over a large number of produced units, i.e. Products are expensive. About the best you'll be able to do is a product like: Kanex Thunderbolt to eSATA + USB 3.0 Adapter - Apple. And then add a simple USB3 hub to it. Shopping somewhere like Amazon or Newegg might find you.
  • Oct 02, 2020 For the first time, there's a hub that takes a single Thunderbolt 4 port and turns it into multiple Thunderbolt ports. Oh, and a USB-A port as well. The new OWC Thunderbolt Hub might be designed for PCs with Thunderbolt 4 ports, but there are plenty of reasons to pay attention to it in the Mac world.
  • Aug 20, 2020 You get up to 100W of charging back to your laptop through the Thunderbolt 3 host cable, and the dock has support for Wake-on-LAN, PXE boot, and MAC address passthrough for simple remote management.
  • Jun 25, 2020 CalDigit’s TS3 Plus is the best Thunderbolt 3 dock for Mac or PC owners who need to connect to multiple displays, USB-A input devices, and high-speed storage. If a cheaper USB-C hub or dock.

FWIW, anything Thunderbolt will be expensive. Intel imposes fairly

high cost licensing for the technology and since the demand is not

as high as simple USB3->USB3 hubs, that cost isn't getting spread

out over a large number of produced units, i.e. products are expensive.


About the best you'll be able to do is a product like:

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and then add a simple USB3 hub to it.


Shopping somewhere like Amazon or Newegg might find you

Thunderbolt Hubs For Mac

something similar or perhaps a bit cheaper.


As for un-needed ports, it is likely the chipsets available to make the

Thunderbolt Hub For Mac Macbook

adapters only come with various extra port options.

This article refers to Thunderbolt 1 and Thunderbolt 2. You can learn more about Thunderbolt 3 and the Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter for MacBook Pro (2016 and later) and iMac (2017).

Thunderbolt adapters are supported on the following Mac computers:

  • MacBook Pro (2011 through 2015)
  • MacBook Air (Mid 2011 and later)
  • Mac mini (Mid 2011 and later)
  • iMac (Mid 2011 through 2015)
  • Mac Pro (Late 2013)

Use these guides to identify your Mac computer:

Apple Thunderbolt cable (0.5 m)
Part Number MD862ZM/A

Thunderbolt Hub For Mac Mini

Apple Thunderbolt cable (0.5 m)
Part Number MF640ZM/A

Apple Thunderbolt cable (2 m)
Part Number MC913ZM/A

Apple Thunderbolt cable (2 m)
Part Number MF639ZM/A


Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
Part Number MD463ZM/A

Thunderbolt Hub For Mac


Hub

Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter
Part Number MD464ZM/A

Thunderbolt Hub For Imac Macbook

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Thunderbolt Hub For Macbook

For best performance, make sure that you've installed all available macOS software and firmware updates. You can check by choosing App Store from the Apple () menu, then clicking Updates.

Thunderbolt Hub For Mac Mini

Get more information on Thunderbolt and Apple Thunderbolt cables and adapters: