1. G

    MP 1,1-5,1 Silverstone ECM24 PCIe M.2 adapter for NVME SSD and Placement in PCIe Slots

    I am finally getting around to upgrading my macpro5,1. Without hardware background, it's been quite a learning curve. Thank goodness for forums like this and videos. So far I've installed a Sapphire Radeon RX 580 and a new HDD in bay 3. I just did a clean install of Mojave and confirmed my Boot...
  2. C

    Difference between iPad 18w adapter Vs USB type c 18w adapter?

    Apple is now selling USB type c 18w adapter as they say it can fast charge iPhone XS Max. How is it different compare to 18w USB type A adapter comes with iPad? Should I only use type c 18w adapter to charge AirPods pro and iPhones? Or type A 18w adapter is ok?
  3. 4sallypat

    Firewire 800 to audio out - XSERVE 3,1 - need L/R stereo outputs

    I have an XSERVE 3,1 running Yosemite OS X and would like to have audio output from the Firewire 800 port. Is there an adapter or module that can output audio (2 channel) from the XSERVE thru it's built in FW800 port ? I have run out of USB ports and since I have 1 unused FW800 port, I thought...
  4. J

    MBP '19: sometimes need to restart to mount USB drives

    I've been having this issue where external drives sometimes don't mount, but do after restart. My MBP is USB-C (no regular USB ports), and I'm using a USB-C hub/adapter. Wondering if it's the hub that's causing it? Before restarting, I've tried unplugging and re-plugging, both the drive and...
  5. F

    Generic NVMe M.2 adapter

    So I've just ordered this bad boy in the attachment. It's an adapter to fit a M.2 NVMe SSD into the 12+16 pin slot on my MacBook Pro Retina 2015. Since it's not one of the two known brands (Sintech and Chanyang), I'm looking for some user experiences with this specific brandless generic...
  6. R

    Any suggestions for MacBook Pro 2017 alternative charging options?

    I have a 13" 2017 MacBook Pro (61W). It's a hassle for me not to have more than 1 charger, but buying Apple's adapter is pricey. Can anyone recommend a charging option that is cheaper but also that you're very very confident is safe for the machine and won't damage it or run down the battery...
  7. Nina-TWH

    Keyboard light missing after unplugging

    Please, help! I have a very annoying problem with Macbook air 2017 (mac OS Mojave). Keyboard light turns off totally after fully charge the battery. It happens right after 2 or 3 minutes as I unplug the charger. Tried everything: system management controller (SMC), checked and unchecked...
  8. B

    Upgrade a 2014 Mac Mini SSD with adapter

    Hello Everyone. I have a Mac Mini Late 2014 model with factory fusion drive configuration. So the PCIE slot is the official one. I just replaced the Apple SSD By a Samsung EVO 970 with an adapter (this model...
  9. N

    Macbook Pro 2015 With New LG 24" Screen

    Im buying the new LG 24" screen and I was wondering if I get a HDMI to USB C / TB3 cable will the screen work ok with my Macbook Pro 2015 15" or should i get mini display port TB2 to TB3 cable instead?
  10. M

    thunderbolt 2 to thunderbolt 3 (USB-C)

    Hi, I have a 15 inch retina MBP mid 2015 which has two thunderbolt 2 ports and two USB-3 ports and I recently purchased an external drive WD My Passport Ultra with USB-C/USB-3 connectors. Besides the fact that I can connect the drive to the MBP through USB-3, I would like to connect the external...
  11. Roliwe

    iPad IPadOS on IPad 6. Gen. External storage?

    Hello everyone, Today I installed the IPadOS on my 2018 Ipad 6 gen because I really wanted to try the new file handling. I googled all day and came across absolutely nothing how I can connect a USB, SSD, etc. to the ipad since it has the lightning connector. I have tried buying a lightning to...
  12. At_Op45

    HDMI Apater for 24" Early 2008 iMac

    Hi there. I currently own an upgraded 24" Early 2008 iMac and am trying to find the best HDMI adapter for it. After some research, I'm not sure whether or not to get a Mini DVI or MiniDisplay adapter. Some forums even talk about needing an audio interface for the sound to play. Despite being a...
  13. macduke

    iPad Pro iPad OS Drive/SD Card Test

    MAJOR EDIT: I have conducted my own test now. The setup: iPad Pro 2018 12.9" USB-C to USB-A adapter cable An old, cheap USB-A 3.0 four port hub Sony UHS-II USB-A SD card adapter Sandisk Extreme Pro 64GB 300MB/s card exFAT G-Drive 5400 RPM 2TB External Drive exFAT Samsung T5 2TB SSD exFAT I...
  14. Tallgrl230

    Dumb question...what type of cable do I need for ethernet?

    I'd like to connect directly to the modem/router with an ethernet but a cable for this didn't come with my Macbook Air. It looks like there are several types of adapters I could buy but I want to make sure it works with my MBA (2017 version). I have the little port with the lightning bolt image...
  15. M

    Samsung 970PRO 1TB with sintech adapter problem

    hello everyone, I have a MacBook Pro mid 2015 a1398 15"inch with 512gb ssd. I bought the Samsung 970PRO 1TB with sintech adapter, I did installed everything properly inside the computer itself and the MacOS Mojave VERSION: 10.14.5 - and I have a some problems with that. -sleep mode - I'm...
  16. W

    Apple USB-C VGA Multiport-adapter vs. Belkin USB-C to VGA Adapter

    Is there any difference between the Apple USB-C VGA Multiport-adapter and the Belkin USB-C to VGA Adapter in display quality? Obviously they have different ports, but I'm curious about what the picture quality is like.
  17. macduke

    iPhone lightning to DVI help

    I've recently been organizing my workshop and wanted to repurpose an old display to watch video from my iPhone. It was a really nice display when it came out (2008 IPS 27" 1920x1200 $799) and even though it has color shifted a bit over the years to the point of not being able to be calibrated...
  18. F23

    Help - Booting w External SSD

    Hi, My 2011 iMac's hard drive has gotten so slow it's basically unusable. I have a 512 GB WD MyPassport SSD and have successfully used it to boot up the iMac and am running on it now. The external SSD uses a USB C port, but it came with a USB A adapter as well. This is where I have an issue...
  19. Sovon Halder

    MacBook Pro 2017 Charges iPhone Slow w/ Adapter

    I got a 2017 MacBook Pro 13" at home. And a 2011 iMac at office. And I got 2 usb-c dongles Juiced Systems Bizhub and Apple Digital AV adapter. When I connect my iPhone to the computers, I get the following current readings.. 1. Bizhub + Lightning cable + MBP Current Available (mA): 500...