Will this work for older iMacs with Thunderbolt 1?

I have a 2012 iMac with Thunderbolt 1. Is this dock compatible with it?

Elgato Thunderbolt 2 Dock

Elgato Thunderbolt 2 Dock

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1 Answer from the Community

  • Yes. But you only get 10 Gbps data transfer rate and you don't get 4K video. From Elgato's official Support page for the Thunderbolt 2 Dock:

    Elgato Thunderbolt™ 2 Dock supports computers equipped with Thunderbolt™ 2 ports.

    It is also compatible with computers with Thunderbolt 1 ports, but you will not get Thunderbolt 2 transfer speeds nor 4K video support.