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USB-C Docking Station to HDMI and USB-B (3.0)?

I currently have a docking station which has my keyboard, mouse, monitor, webcam, etc. connected to it. I connect it to my laptop with a single USB C cable. I have an old laptop which does not have a ...
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SSD adapter to connect to PC via USB

I have this SSD: PM981 NVMe SAMSUNG 512GB that I took from a previous PC I bought, that I don't use anymore. I want to connect it to my new PC via USB to get some files. I bought this adapter to do it:...
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USB-to-RS485 full duplex (not RS422) converter

I'm looking for recommendations for a USB-to-RS485 4-wire (full duplex) converter. I'm working with a device that requires both TX lines to be low when not in use (like this): I have the device ...
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Adapter to connect old laptops into thunderbolt display/usb

Normally, searching for Thunderbolt adapters, we get things doing A thunderbolt on input. An USB and HDMI output. Thus, we can connect a thunderbolt laptop to a HDMI monitor and USB keyboard. What I ...
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Why isn’t there a USB 3.1 Type B plug to 3.1 Type C receptacle

My desktop PC sits across the room from most of my appliances and I am emigrating all these devices off of wi-Fi/Bluetooth to good old fashion wired connections. (For reasons.) I’ve already run an ...
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What kind of connector is this? Looking for an adapter

It doesn't look like IDE, nor does it look like SATA to me. It is FEMALE, but doesn't look like pins would fit into it. I'm trying to figure out a way to get the data, and don't know what kind of ...
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looking to power 3.5" drive before connecting to SATA→Thunderbolt2 adapter

I currently have a Segate GoFlex 22-pin SATA to Thunderbolt2 adapter (see images below) where you can switch in and out different 2.5-inch laptop hard drives. The adapter works great, but I would also ...
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Is there an adapter to remove locking latches on DisplayPort male connector?

I have a problem with disconnecting DisplayPort cables. Almost all other connection cables are normal, but with dp it is another story. Some dp cables has latches - a locking mechanism. It does not ...
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M.2 SSD nvme PCIe 4.0 backward compatibility with PCIe 3.0 / 2.0?

How to know that M.2 SSD PCIe 4.0 disk is backward compatible with PCIe 3.0 / 2.0 PCI expansion bus? I want to connect PCIe 4.0 disk through adapter. Thank you!
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Is it possible to boot form M.2 NMVE on old motherboards?

I have ASUS M5A97_R20 AM3+ https://www.asus.com/SupportOnly/M5A97_R20/HelpDesk_Manual/ motherboard. With two PCI-E x16 slots and want to use M.2 NMVE -> PCI-E x16 adapter to attach the disk, is it ...
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Server ssd m.2 nvme to pcie adapters [duplicate]

I'm building a server for my own business Motherboard is an Asrock ROMED8-2T CPU is an Epcy 16C Model 7302P SP3 RAM is 32GB 3200MHZ DDR4 ECC Reg CL22 DIMM 2RX4 Micron E x 8 I am considering buying ...
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Is there no simple Wifi to ethernet rj45 adapter?

The situation I want to connect a device to my home network. The device only have a RJ45 port and doesn't have any usb port. The device isn't far from my Wifi router, but I would prefer not to pass ...
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Do Displayport versions apply to cables?

I have a Dell P2415Q monitor, it is UHD monitor, which has mini displayport as one of its input sources. I do not have any other outputs with mDP connector, and I want to only use full sized DP cables,...
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How to Transfer Data from an eSata Laptop Port to a USB C External SSD

Unfortunately, the laptop I'm using only has USB 2.0 ports, which really slows down data transfer rates to this external hard drive: Samsung Portable SSD T7 USB 3.2 1TB Fortunately, the laptop does ...
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Is my PCI-e setup proposal technically possible?

I have a question for the connoisseurs of PCI-e technology and graphics cards. I have an old NUC lying around in a closet. It has a specific case where there is more space than the Intel one. Also, it ...
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Docking station that connects via both USB 3 and USB C, has various video interface ports

I'm looking for a docking station that works with my current laptop (HP Pavilion 15-AY013NR) but will also work with a new laptop. The current one has USB 2/3 ports and no USB C, but I expect the new ...
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USB 3.1 splitter Type C (male) to 2x Type A (male)

Because the default power of USB 3.1 is at max. 4,5 Watt I thought I could use a splitter or Y cable for that. The idea is that one USB-A male connector transfers the data (10 Gbit) and power and the ...
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Charger for MSI gaming laptop

My laptop is GS63VR 7RG Stealth Pro: https://www.msi.com/Laptop/GS63VR-7RG-Stealth-Pro/Specification Since provided AC adapter is too heavy, I'd like to buy a smaller compatible charger. The ...
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Which USB wifi adapter has best open source driver on Linux (linux-firmware ...) support?

I need a WiFi adapter for my Linux desktop computer. The modern WiFi adapter usually lack the support for Linux platform (don't not need manually installation (include in linux-firmware)), but ...
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Currenza C2 coin reader MDB adapter for Android device

The Currenza C2 is a vending machine coin reader that uses a multidrop bus (MDB) interface. I wish to create a vending machine using the Currenza C2 B6M for coin reading, and connect it to an Android ...
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Right angled car cigarette lighter adapter

My car's cigarette lighter is situated so that any devices I put into it protrude and brush my hand when I change gear, which is very annoying (and potentially dangerous). I am looking for something, ...
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Lightest possible adapter for Dell XPS with optional power bank features

I have a Dell XPS 15 laptop, and am looking for a power adapter with specific requirements. Here's what I'm after: Must have Works on XPS 15 9550 (ir-6700HQ with 1080p screen) Works with EU (Dutch) ...
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looking for a usb to mini pcie adapter

I have some mini pcie wireless cards I want to use with my laptop. I ordered one such device from amazon, but it was a sham, there was litterly no components on the PCB, there is no way I could have ...
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Is there, or could anyone make a tiny 1 to 2 USB-C "splitter" hub that only contains a female USB-C-PD port and a female USB-C data port?

It still amazes me that it's almost the end of 2018 and still no one seems to have been able to, to my knowledge, find or create such a device. I did however gather some more information, so here I go....
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Performant M.2 SATA PCIe Adapter Card That Takes Multiple M.2 SSDs—Preferably RAID-capable

I’ve found a product that I may want to purchase since I have spare M.2 SATA SSDs lying around: StarTech.com PEXM2SAT3422 I’m hoping to find out if something better exists out on the market. ...
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Getting a USB into 3.5 floppy drive

I'm dealing with a 3.5 inch floppy drive and I'm curious if there's any way to get a USB drive's data directly into the place where the floppy drive would usually be inserted. Is there such a device?
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wireless mobile cable?

I'm looking for a way to connect a mobile device to a generic computer device wireless. Simply converting the normal micro usb / type c / lightning cable into a wireless micro usb / type c / ...
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Need to find adapter for laptop ATAPi/IDE to SATA

I need to integrate a 9.5 or 12.7 mm laptop optical BluRay drive into a small form factor case that only accepts a slot in drive. I have the slot in drive but it some small/slim ATAPI/IDE. The ...
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HP Elitebook 8470P Power 65 watt or 90 watt

I have an HP Elitebook 8470P. It does a lot of heavy SQL Work. I was running it with 65 Watt 18.5V 3.5A Power Adapter which came with it. It overheated and burst a couple of days back after using it ...
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Macbook Retina 2012/2013 (SATA) To m.2

I recently bought an adapter which allowed me to install a Samsung SSD in my Early 2013 Macbook 15 Pro with SATA. However, now I have a spare 512 GB Apple SSD with it‘s proprietary interface. I‘d ...
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Cheapest way to connect power, DisplayPort and two USB devices to USB-C port

Essentially I want to have a very simple docking solution for a laptop with a USB-C port, to provide power to the laptop and connect a monitor (with DisplayPort) and two input devices (with USB) to it....
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Cable recommendation for HDMI display

I am a bit lost on what adapters and cables I need for connecting a second external monitor to my laptops. I already have an external HDMI monitor. All my three laptops have HDMI ports with which I ...
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Connect an SSD to an old MotherBoard ASRock K7S41GX

I have an old desktop running Linux, and I would like to put a SSD in as my main drive (replacing the current HDD). The idea is to speed up the computer by placing the OS and applications in the SSD. ...