Is this required to connect an existing Thunderbolt display to the new MacBook Pro? Does it pass the USB and ethernet data to and from the display?

Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter

Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter

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  • Answer

    Yes it is required, and yes it will enable the use of the display, audio, camera, microphone, USB ports, and ethernet port.

  • An adapter is required. It can be this one or a third party adapter. USB and ethernet data will pass through the adapter.