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  1. mrgreeneyes

    question about usb flash drives

    my MacBook Air only have usb c ports, and I bought a usb-c flash drive 64gb in size and just trying to copy 20gb of comic books takes hours to copy, is that normal? should it be faster? I have the drive formatted as Mac OS extended. what should it be formatted as for it to be compatible with...
  2. M

    What is the likelihood of the m1x Macbook Pros getting the new 240W USB port?

    Hi everyone, I was reading an article about the new USB 2.1 spec and how it can power up to 240 watts using just a single USB-C cable. I read that the USB organization said that the new spec should be arriving in laptops by the end of this year. What do you guys think the likelihood of the spec...
  3. JKAussieSkater

    Thunderbolt/USB C hub recommendations for the new iMacs (2021)

    The new iMacs only have USB C ports, and my purposes include some legacy USB 3 hardware and an SD card slot. Many existing hubs/docks seem to cater to MacBooks with redundant features like: VGA/DVI output… gross, don't need that; Ethernet input, which the iMac already has built into the power...
  4. Frantisekj

    Connecting usb c drive into firewire 800?

    I wondered if I could utilize FW 800 port in my MBP somehow and searched any adapter or cable. Can not find one. Is there way to use FW 800 port for usb c devices? Would be speed beter then connecting it to USB A?
  5. S

    I need Help with M1 Macbook Pro and its USB-C ports

    I have very little knowledge with the macs and their specs. I'm a musician and use garageband to record my projects. I upgraded from a 2015 macbook pro to the M1 when I received one as a gift for my birthday. But my problem is that my audio interfaces aren't USB-C. I have a USB-C hub but for...
  6. C

    Which cable for data transfer from MacBook Pro 2012 to new M1 MacBook?

    I know my old mid-2012 machine has a mini display port. And the new M1 MacBook Pro has USB C. My problem is this: on Amazon, some cables say not for data transfer. Others are not clear if it goes FROM mdp TO USB C. Other say for monitors. are all these cables the same? If not any clue what I...
  7. J

    G Speed Shuttle Thunderbolt 3 RAID not working with 2015 MBP via adaptor

    Hi I've been given a G-Speed Shuttle Thunderbolt 3 RAID to edit from but it doesn't seem to work on my 2015 Macbook Pro. I've got a 2015 MBP running Mojave. I've tried using a USB-C to USB-3 cable from the RAID into my MBP but no luck. I then found a Thunderbolt 2 to USB-C (I think, it might...
  8. juliovg

    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
  9. B

    Would a USB-C to Thunderbolt 1 adapter increase external SSD speed at all for video editing?

    I've got a Mid 2012 retina Macbook pro with Thunderbolt 1 ports and USB 3.0 ports. I do a lot of 4k video editing off a SanDisk SSD with a 550MB/s max speed. The drive has a USB-C connector. Right now I've got it hooked up with the included USB-C to A adaptor. Would getting some sort of USB-C...
  10. louij2

    CForce CF015Cv2 USB C display OS X problems

    Hi I purchased CForce CF015Cv2 after looking at the many videos of people getting it to work in Mojave. I am able to get it working in Manjaro, Windows 10 & Yosemite but if I try in any later OS X I am presented with a grey static display? I contacted their support and was told Apple removed the...
  11. KevinAPearson

    Hard drive connection which is best?

    I'm getting my first Mac Mini (2020) in a couple of weeks. I have 3 WD 8TB external USB 3.0 Hard Disks that I want to connect. I'm trying to work out if there is any "Best" way to connect the drives to my Mac Mini. I have 3x usb-c to usb 3.0 adaptors I could use to attach them all to a separate...
  12. S

    Thunderbolt 1 to usb c monitor

    Hi all, I’m new here but would love some help. I have an early 2014 MacBook Air that has thunderbolt 1. I have just bought a new dell usb c monitor.(Dell U2419HC) I want to connect my 2014 MacBook Air to this. What is the best way to do this? The monitor has a built in hub(with 4 downstream...
  13. A

    Macbook pro 13 Adaptors USB C!!

    I bought the new 13 "MacBook Pro and at the store they offered me their adapters which I sincerely find awkward and expensive. I was wondering if any of you can suggest me MacBook Pro adapters with the following USB, USB C, HDMI and SD SLOT use purely for work, need a reliable product...
  14. T

    iPhone 11 iPhone 11 wont charger with usb C to lightning cable

    I have 3rd party 65w USB C charger and original USB C to lightning cable which seems to be working for my iPhone 7 Plus, iPad 5th gen with no issue. But when I plug in my iPhone 11 , is just doesn’t charge!! The charger adapter came in the box seems to be working. Is there a known issue...
  15. 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?
  16. A

    included USB-C cable weird behaviour

    I bought a usb c power meter and I did an experiment. I noticed that with Apple's included usb-c cable charging is not stable ☹️. As you can see in the screenshots I took. In stage 1 I charged with the usb-c power meter between the Macbook and charging cable. You can see that I charge with a...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. gri

    Connecting to a 5K LG display - need the correct cable

    I have a set ups with a iMac Pro and I bough a LG 5K display to use as a secondary monitor so that I can stand during work. I could not install a standing desk into my office but I have now a wall holder for a monitor and for the keyboard. I intend to mirror displays, take the wireless keyboard...
  20. S

    Untethered USB C Hub

    Hi All, I'm trying to get hold of an untethered (IE I can use my own cable into it) USB C Hub to put in a flightcase for work - and I can't seem to find a single one on the market that doesn't have it's own flying lead coming off it! It needs ethernet and a USB 2 (or 3) port and if possible...