USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter

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  • Overview

    The USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter lets you connect your USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) enabled Mac 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

      1018 of 1082 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

      803 of 840 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

      637 of 669 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?HDMI keeps cutting out

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Not working 4k over HDMI

      Another "happy customer" with a MacBook Pro and original adaptor, converted to the dongle life of walking around with two adaptors, and upgraded recently to an Another "happy customer" with a MacBook Pro and original adaptor, converted to the dongle life of walking around with two adaptors, and upgraded recently to an 4k (dell 28) monitor that I need to run at 1920x1080 until I receive an non official usb-c to display port that costs 1/5 of the oficial adaptor, and wonder of wonders is able to output 4k @ 60 hz. I would even be ok if I was able to run the display at 4k 30hz because of the lack of HDMI 2.0, but not even the spec resolution woking is unbearable. I would give 0 stars to both this adaptor and the new macbook pros. This wasn't the kind of experience that apple got us used to in the past.

      • Written by André B from Lisboa

      1 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Not working 4k over HDMI

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Best dongle/dock ever!

      Why the 5 stars ? Because it just works. And it works every time. Without fuzz. It's expensive, but it is rock solid. I've tried a few docks, e.g. the OWC Why the 5 stars ? Because it just works. And it works every time. Without fuzz. It's expensive, but it is rock solid. I've tried a few docks, e.g. the OWC USB-C Dock for Apple MacBook. It worked occasionally. Sometimes you had to remove and plug in the USB-C cable for it work. Sometimes you need to remove power complete from the dock and re-connect the power adapter for it to work. I've also tried the Dell WD 15 USB-C dock. It worked very well, I just wasn't able to adjust the scaling, which meant that my 4K display was using a too tiny font. But the Apple USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter? It works perfectly. It immediately detected my 4K display, set the resolution to 3816 x 2160 @ 30Hz (the Macbook 12 max resolution & display rate) and I was able to scale the display to a usable font size. And it works every time. Note: I'm using it together with a Macbook 12, Early 2016 with a Dell U2817Q 4K display.

      • Written by Bjørn D from Skaevinge

      2 of 6 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Best dongle/dock ever!

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      HDMI not working

      I'm bringing this back in. A perfectly working Philips tv and hdmi cable have connected my windows pc to the tv for ages. I bought the imac wit hthis connecter I'm bringing this back in. A perfectly working Philips tv and hdmi cable have connected my windows pc to the tv for ages. I bought the imac wit hthis connecter thinking it would work. It doesn't. Simply no connection to the tv whatsoever. Aplle support was very nice on the phone but could only tell me, after trying all their suggestions, to return it to the store and try it with an apple tv. If that doesn't work, it's the dongle. If it does, it is my mac...

      • Written by Jan H from Lokeren

      4 of 4 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?HDMI not working

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