thunderbolt 2

  1. S

    Firewire2 enclosure connected to USB3 port on iMac

    I have a four bay enclosure (hard drives) with two Thunderbolt 2 connections. The T2 connections are the only ones on the enclosure. It is connected to my 2017 iMac Thunderbolt 3 port via an adapter cable. The 4 drives inside are each 6TB spinning 3.5" drives. I have a dock but it has no T2...
  2. J

    Why i can't use usbc to thunderbolt2 adapter

    Hello guys, i bougth those product: Apple Cable Thunderbolt Apple Adaptador de Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) a Thunderbolt 2 and also this dock: HyperDrive Wireless Charger USB-C Hub Now i have a problem because i'm trying to test over a macBook Pro retina early 2013 and it doesn't work This is my...
  3. J

    Which dock hub buy?

    Hello guys I have a question? I have a Mac book pro early 2013 (that has thunderbold) And I’m looking for a dock hub that I could use with a new Mac book pro too. Which dock can I buy? And which adapter, will be the best? regards
  4. dadeit82

    xThunderbolt hub with USB 3.2 ports

    Hello, I have a late 2015 iMac 27", which is mostly used to make orchestral music (it requires a LOT of space for the sample libraries and the fastest SSDs possible for samples streaming). I was wondering if you could point me to a hub that I could connect to the Thunderbolt (2 for what I know...
  5. blackxacto

    How do I restore Arrangements in System Pref/Display?

    19,1 iMac 10.15.3, Thunderbolt 3 /Thunderbolt 2 Apple adapter+Thunderbolt 2 cable to 17,1 iMac 10.15.3. I just want to extend my 19,1 monitor onto the 17,1 monitor, and I need Arrangements to show in System Preferences/Display window, but it is not there on either iMac. I have no trouble screen...
  6. rickpoet

    Late 2015 iMac SSD Upgrade Advice (Internal or External?)

    Hello, I know this issue has been covered in a lot of different ways in other posts...I've read through a lot of them but haven't found anything definitive for what I'm looking for...so sorry if I missed it. I have a Late 2015 iMac 27" (i7, 17,1) with a 2TB Fusion Drive. I'd like to update from...
  7. O

    MBP random shutdowns after update to 10.14.6

    MBP random shutdowns after update to 10.14.6, I used the workaround I found on here to disable thunderbolt 2 by adding .BAK to the kext file. Now it isn't allowed so I have to carry around an external drive plugged into the thunderbolt 2 port.
  8. 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...
  9. tomhfh

    External SSD for Early 2015 MacBook Pro

    Hi, I'm looking to finally get an external SSD (preferably 1tb) for my 256gb early 2015 13" MBP to keep my FCPX libraries on. I guess only the thunderbolt ones will make the idea work? I don't have a huge budget for this so is the idea just not a smart one, or is there a good Thunderbolt 2 SSD...
  10. M

    Ingesting video from a USB C SSD on a 2015 MBP with no USB C port

    Im about to get delivery of a Black Magic pocket 4k that records to an SSD. The SSD is connected by USB C but my MacBook only has thunderbolt 2 and USB 3 ports. I know you can get adaptor cables but is this all just snake oil here. Has anyone actually done it and got it to work successfully...
  11. arkitect

    Thunderbolt 2: Any external SSD enclosures?

    I have a Thunderbolt 2 port free on a Mac mini (Late 2014). I'd like to get some more storage, but thus far not seeing much (if any!) Thunderbolt 2 SSD enclosures. Any help or advice? Thanks!
  12. M

    eGPU for iMac

    Hey guys, Here are the specs of my iMac: iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) Processor 3.5 GHz Intel Core i7 Memory 24 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M 4096 MB It is still a pretty capable machine (just annoyed by the black fogginess on the bottom of the screen), but I made the mistake...
  13. 33Ledjent33

    SSD Enclosure for my 'NEW' iMac (2015)

    Hello dear users! BEWARE this post is long-ish.. I decided to step up my music production game and I am slowly planning on selling my good ol' Tower Mac Pro 2008. I recently bought an iMac 2015 that was on sale locally on Gumtree. Beautiful machine with 64GB Ram, i7 processor, 2tb fusion...
  14. plasticbag01

    External Bootable SSD Late 2015 iMac

    Hi All, I'm looking to buy an external SSD and make it bootable for my late 2015 iMac. I'm open to any suggestions, but I'm thinking of this as a single dedicated drive (I don't need multidrive units). It's a 5k display, with USB 3 and Thunderbolt 2 ports. I'm looking for the fastest option...
  15. S

    One cable solution for Apple Thunderbolt Display

    Hi everyone! I just picked up a really good deal on an Apple Thunderbolt Display that I couldn't pass up to use with my Macbook Pro 13" Touch Bar (2017 model). It sounds like the definition of "first world problem", but i'm trying to come up with a "one cable solution" that would allow me to...
  16. WillRRRR

    Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Target Disk Mode

    Another MacBook Air 13" 2015 connected to my MacBook Pro 15" 2016 as Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Target Disk Mode is failed right now! I'm not happy. The other MacBook Air 13" 2015 is totally kids computer. MacBook Air is designed for under 21 years old. MacBook Pro is designed for over...
  17. 1

    OWC Envoy Pro EX via Thunderbolt 2

    Does anyone have experience running a OWC Envoy Pro EX High-Performance Bus-Powered SSD w/Thunderbolt 3 on a Mac Pro 6,1? Since TB2 can theoretically transfer data at 2500 MBps, is should be able to transfer close to it's (real) speed of 730MBps Write / 1000MBps Read. Anyone do a speed test of...
  18. katbel

    Resolved Connecting Apple Thunderbolt display to iMac 5k you get an hub with a single adapter!

    How can I connect my old Apple Thunderbolt display to my iMac 5k 2017 USB-C ? Do I need the very expensive Apple adapter or there is some competition around? I looked around but couldn't find any so far, a lot of mini-display connectors but I'm not sure it will work with my Thunderbolt Display...
  19. katbel

    Resolved USB-C Hub with Thunderbolt 2 port

    I just got an iMac 2017 that comes with 2 usb-c ports and I have two external thunderbolt 2 disks Is there any hub that has multiple ports including thunderbolt 2? I've been reading to exhaustion but couldn't find anything so far , just the super expensive Apple adapter. Plus it would be great...
  20. C

    Thunderbolt 2 - USB-A adapter/cable

    Hello all, Does anybody know if: Thunderbolt 2 to USB-A cables ever existed? I can't find any online and that seems strange. There a plenty of Thunderbolt 3 to USB A cables but I can't find anything for thunderbolt 2. I want one because I've already used up my two USB A ports on my MacBook...