USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter

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  • Overview

    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 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 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

    Tech Specs

    Connections

    USB-C

    System Requirements

    Requires a VGA cable (sold separately) for connection to your TV or projector.

  • 2.5 Average
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    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Various problems but no alternatives

      The positive is that this adapter works all of the time for an Apple extended keyboard, most of the time when driving a VGA monitor and some of the time for thu The positive is that this adapter works all of the time for an Apple extended keyboard, most of the time when driving a VGA monitor and some of the time for thumb drives and other external hard drives. For some currently unknown reason, the video on an external monitor glitches periodically to a low resolution and the only way to reset it is to change the resolution to some other value and then back to best for monitor setting. I have found it best to not use this adapter with external USB drives of any kind. Sometimes the drive decides to unmount in the middle of a read or write operation--Not good for data integrity or drive performance. The biggest negative is that there are no documented alternatives that do not have similar poor reviews. I guess this line of netbooks, oh, sorry, premium Apple notebooks with USB-C really isn't meant to be used with any external peripherals ... other than a charger and a set of ... headphones ...

      • Written by Timothy E from Custer

      148 of 157 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Various problems but no alternatives

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Waste Of Money!!

      not worth it at all,makes screen blink in and out and heats up, losing faith in you apple

      • Written by Matthew S from Long beach

      124 of 134 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Waste Of Money!!

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Useless since last update

      Everything has been said already about the price, the aesthetics, the inconvenience, etc. of this product but it just stopped working after the latest firmware Everything has been said already about the price, the aesthetics, the inconvenience, etc. of this product but it just stopped working after the latest firmware update -- unless you're ready to reboot at least once a day: it sure works, for a few hours, and then the LED of your drive lights up, you hear the drive spin (if that kind of drive) but it no longer mounts, until you reboot. C'mon, what is this? Not even worth a single star...

      • Written by Stephane A from Ottawa

      117 of 123 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Useless since last update

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      No QA by Apple on this dongle accessory

      I too just had my new Dongle fail during a time of need (an important lecture). As a specialist in quality assurance of manufactured goods, I can tell you tha I too just had my new Dongle fail during a time of need (an important lecture). As a specialist in quality assurance of manufactured goods, I can tell you that Apple doesn't have a QA program on this accessory. If they did have a QA, they would never have so many poor reviews--especially for the price. Infuriating. I've owned MacBook Pros since the very first MBP. As the saying goes "They just don't make them like they used to". Higher and higher prices, but far less dependability by Apple as the years go by. Sad to see...........

      • Written by Robert C from Briarcliff Manor

      3 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?No QA by Apple on this dongle accessory

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Should have listened to the negative reviews

      Just brought this home. The USB-type C port on this adapter will permit charging, but the port won't support a USB-type C memory stick - one sold at the Apple S Just brought this home. The USB-type C port on this adapter will permit charging, but the port won't support a USB-type C memory stick - one sold at the Apple Store. The memory stick is a SanDisc bi-functional model (has both standard A and type C connections); I tested the memory stick and it works with an older USB-standard A port on the older MacBook pro and the USB-type C on the new MacBook pro, but it does not work in this adapter. Will be returning the adapter. For what it's worth, the USB-standard A port on the adapter works fine with the SanDisc bifunctional memory stick. I did not test the VGA connector.

      • Written by Becky B from East Lansing

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Should have listened to the negative reviews

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Worked fine

      Although pricey, it worked perfectly the first time right out of the box to connect my new MacBook Pro to our home television monitor via the HDMI cable. Have u Although pricey, it worked perfectly the first time right out of the box to connect my new MacBook Pro to our home television monitor via the HDMI cable. Have used it mostly to watch Netflix on a larger screen.

      • Written by Daniel L from Westmount

      5 of 7 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Worked fine

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