Charging 12 inch retina MacBook with USB-A hub

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by Artmuzz, Feb 23, 2017.

  1. Artmuzz macrumors 6502

    Jun 17, 2008
    I recently bought a USB-C hub with 4 USB-A ports which plugs into the USB-C port on my 12 inch 2016 retina MacBook. I was wondering if it was possible to charge my MacBook using one of the USB-A ports on the hub. If so, then what is the best way to achieve this? Would I be better buying a male USB-C to male USB-A cable to plug from the PSU to one of the USB-A ports on the hub? Please advise.
  2. andy9l macrumors 68000

    Aug 31, 2009
    England, UK

    USB-A can carry 2.5W, you need 60W to charge your MacBook.
  3. fisherking macrumors 603


    Jul 16, 2010
    ny somewhere

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