USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter
USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter
The USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter lets you connect your USB-C– or Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C)–enabled Mac to a VGA display, while also connecting a standard USB device and a USB-C charging cable.
The USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter allows you to mirror your Mac display to your VGA-enabled TV or display in up to 1080p HD. It also outputs video content like films 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 a VGA 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 VGA 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 VGA Multiport Adapter
Requires a VGA cable (sold separately) for connection to your TV or projector.
Answers from the community
Is it possible to charge the Macbook from the USB A port using this adaptor?
- Asked by Colin C from London
- on 2 Nov, 2015
No. USB-C uses 20 volts and 5 amps of power, compared with the 5 volts and 1.8 of USB-A. The multipo No. USB-C uses 20 volts and 5 amps of power, compared with the 5 volts and 1.8 of USB-A. The multiport adapter is designed to be an output hub, not a charging mechanism.
- Answered by Matthew C from Half Moon Bay
- on 29 Jun, 2017
With this adapter, can you have the MacBook charging while at the same time outputting video to an external monitor?
- Asked by Derek T from Hong Kong
- on 11 Mar, 2015
Presuming you are referring to the new 12in. MacBook, the answer is yes. You may use a, rather price Presuming you are referring to the new 12in. MacBook, the answer is yes. You may use a, rather pricey 79$ multi- adapter. Your options are: 1) USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter; and 2) USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter. The former gives you HDMI, USB, and charger. The latter, VGA, USB, and charger.
- Answered by Paolo A from Monroe
- on 18 May, 2015
if this multiport adapter is plugged into the USB-C port on the MacBook, can the MacBook be charging at the same time?
- Asked by Don M from Benbrook
- on 16 Nov, 2015
Yes. This has an additional USB-C port on it for charging the MacBook.
- Answered by Thomas N from Aurora
- on 30 Oct, 2016
Will my present superdrive work with the new USB-C system in the new Macbook?
- Asked by Gerald W from Leduc
- on 13 Mar, 2015
Does this work with the Apple USB SuperDrive ?
- Asked by Rene C from Montreal
- on 22 Aug, 2015
Yes. It should work with any USB device, SuperDrive included.
- Answered by Devon L from Madison
- on 15 Oct, 2015
With the release of the new Macbook Pro with 2-4 USB-C ports. Can you use two of these adapters for dual monitors?
- Asked by Steven J from Lenexa
- on 28 Feb, 2017
Yes, I'm using two right now via VGA into either side of the new Macbook Pro providing me with two s Yes, I'm using two right now via VGA into either side of the new Macbook Pro providing me with two separate monitors (in addition to the laptop display).
- Answered by James N from Los altos
- on 17 Mar, 2017