USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter

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  • Overview

    The USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter lets you connect any Mac with a USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) port to an HDMI display, while also connecting a standard USB device and a USB-C charging cable.

    This adapter allows you to mirror your Mac display to your HDMI-enabled TV or display in up to 1080p at 60Hz, or UHD (3840 by 2160) at 30Hz. It also outputs video content like movies and captured video. Simply connect the adapter to a USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) port on your Mac, and then to your TV or projector via an HDMI cable (sold separately).

    Use the standard USB port to connect devices such as your flash drive or camera, or a USB cable for syncing and charging your iPhone, iPad or iPod. You can also connect a charging cable to the USB-C port to charge your Mac.

    Note: The Apple USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter is not compatible with the G-Tech G-DRIVE mobile USB 3.0 Hard Drive (Apple part number HF4F2VC/A).

    Compatible with the following computers:

    12-inch MacBook; 13-inch MacBook Pro — Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C); 15-inch MacBook Pro — Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C); 21.5-inch iMac — Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C); 27-inch iMac — Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C); iMac Pro

    What’s in the Box

    Apple USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter

    Tech Specs

    Connections

    HDMI

    USB

    USB-C

    System Requirements

    Requires an HDMI cable (sold separately) for connection to your TV or projector. Supports both video and audio output.

  • 2.0 Average
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    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Expensive Piece of Junk

      If you'd like to spend 80 bucks on an accessory that will cause your external monitor to blink on and off all day long... look no further!!! This is the access If you'd like to spend 80 bucks on an accessory that will cause your external monitor to blink on and off all day long... look no further!!! This is the accessory you've been dreaming of. I've tried different monitors. I've tried different HDMI cables. Nothing seems to help. This thing is incredibly frustrating to use. If you do decide to call support, expect to be on the phone for an hour only to be told "try plugging it into another port" on your single port usb-c macbook...

      • Written by Nicholas F from Seattle

      1450 of 1546 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Expensive Piece of Junk

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      WARNING - Bad Hardware

      This adaptor has severe compatibility issues with external hard drives that can result in LOSS OF DATA. Apple even lists a few drives (including their own Super This adaptor has severe compatibility issues with external hard drives that can result in LOSS OF DATA. Apple even lists a few drives (including their own SuperDrive, pre 2011) than don't work with this adaptor, but there are more that don't work - both for storage OR Time Machine (!). This is really bizarre since the other USB-C to USB-A adaptor WILL work, but since this adaptor doesn't supply power to your MacBook, it's not a long term solution. In the instances where the Multiport adaptor DOES work with an external hard drive, it can experience drastically reduced speeds and randomly unmount the drive. The straight USB adaptor, with the same drive, does not show these issues. I can't believe Apple put this on the market without 1) more rigorous testing and 2) with this serious an issue. Having an external hard drive work with your laptop is a pretty important requirement. Terrible, terrible piece of equipment. I was an Apple employee and have worked with Macs for decades. This issue was diagnosed with a genius at an Apple Store after we went through several Multiport and regular USB adaptors, and then followed up with additional testing at home. Apple should be ashamed.

      • Written by Michael U from Solana Beach

      1132 of 1191 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?WARNING - Bad Hardware

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      HDMI keeps cutting out

      Expensive, and will not work properly. HDMI output keeps cutting out.

      • Written by Jure T from Murska Sobota

      937 of 988 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?HDMI keeps cutting out

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Why

      I am an IT consultant serving a 70%/30% customer base of pc/Mac users. With regards to my Mac users the most critical accessory is the usb-c hub with thru charg I am an IT consultant serving a 70%/30% customer base of pc/Mac users. With regards to my Mac users the most critical accessory is the usb-c hub with thru charging. Since the new MacBooks are limited to two ports, which is fine, a hub that allows the connection of power charging as well as USB2/3, video, etc. is needed. Sadly most everything on the market comes with all types of horror stories. Even the products on Apple's web site and on the shelves at the Apple Store are 2-stars. Complaints of faulty thru power smoked the board, USB ports fail, hub dies after 3-months use, and so on. My Apple clients love Apple equipment EXCEPT when it comes to accessories. Apple has always been the benchmark for the elite. In recent years other mfg have gained some ground but you still can't be the marriage of Apple hardware and software. So how about a little accessory help. Suggestions? Ed

      • Written by Ed P from Buford

      1 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Why

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      doesn't work

      apple store employee said it works and that i shouldn't judge the product based off of reviews LOL don't get this product - if you need to extend display, bu apple store employee said it works and that i shouldn't judge the product based off of reviews LOL don't get this product - if you need to extend display, buy apple tv (airplay)

      • Written by Joshua K from Diamond Bar

      1 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?doesn't work

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Costs a lot, but works fine

      I've had one of these since day one with my MacBook Pro and it's worked just fine in every instance, with every imaginable daisy chain of peripherals. Need anot I've had one of these since day one with my MacBook Pro and it's worked just fine in every instance, with every imaginable daisy chain of peripherals. Need another one now, and cranky about the cost, but not worried about performance.

      • Written by heather M from chicago

      2 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Costs a lot, but works fine

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