Need small USB-C to USB Adapter

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  1. wolfpackfan macrumors 68000

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    Does anyone have any recommendations for a small USB-C to USB adapter for use with a thumb drive. I want something very small, I can take with me, not one of the large dongle's. Thanks.
     
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    If you're in the market for a new flash drive, you should check out the Kingston DataTraveler DUO3C. I got one for my MacBook and I love it.
     
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    check out the nonda adapter on amazon. i have that, & a tiny 3.0 drive, on my keychain. perfect!
     
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    I'm using a couple of these from Aukey and they work perfectly.
     
  8. Junichi macrumors member

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    Can I ask a question which I think is related here?
    I'm thinking about getting this type of cable (USB type A to type c) and wondering if it's generally safe to plug it in to a USB port to charge my MacBook.
    The charging rate is going to be very slow but that's fine for me as long as it can extend the battery for an hour or two when I'm tight on battery.
    The usecasss I'm thinking of are plugging into a regular USB wall charger such as ones for iPads or iPhones and plugging into a USB port of a campus computer.
     
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  10. fisherking macrumors 603

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    the sandisk is a good idea; but for me (for example), i already have several flash drives, and the adapter also allows me to plug in other drives, or my usb speakers, my apogee groove, my iphone...

    either way, whatever works. the point is, there are options, and we'll see more over time.
     
  11. macintoshmac macrumors 68000

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    Transcend JetFlash JF890s has better write speed than Kingston Duo. Sandisk did not deem it fit to mention write speeds so I did not buy it.
     
  12. Clix Pix macrumors demi-goddess

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    Well, if you want a teeny little adapter there's the Nonda, which is available at Amazon:

    https://www.amazon.com/nonda-Adapte...XE0A/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8&th=1

    However it doesn't have charging passthrough capabilities if that is important to you. This small adapter would be handy to always have with you, though; probably for at-home or in-office use a larger dongle might be better if you need to charge your machine while at the same time plugging in other devices.
     
  13. fisherking macrumors 603

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    that IS what i have, the nonda... it's awesome...
     
  14. Clix Pix macrumors demi-goddess

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    You do, but maybe the OP is still considering options.....
     
  15. fisherking macrumors 603

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    ha! you were replying to my post, thought you were telling me about the nonda. :D
     
  16. Clix Pix macrumors demi-goddess

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    I think I got a bit confused somewhere along the way, too....

    Oh, and because my curiosity was captured about the Nonda, I went ahead and ordered a couple from Amazon for mysel! I have other adapters but the teeny little Nonda sounds perfect for travel!
     
  17. Zazoh macrumors 6502a

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    I use Airdrop for this, but it just occurred to me the computers could be at two separate locations ... ;-)

    See attachment for what I use -- at 128GB it's half the size of my SSD.
     

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  18. fisherking macrumors 603

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    all these small adapters are great; i think a keyring, or lanyard (or whatever) is the most important part; these are easy things to misplace...
     

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