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Can I recharge my laptop through this thunderbolt port?

I got a new laptop as a gift Lenovo X1 yoga Gen 5. I was checking the laptop specifications and I didn't understand the difference between those 2 ports. based on my understanding, the type c input (...
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Is there a USB-C port multiplier that sits flush with the computer?

My laptop (Thinkpad E14 Gen 2) has only one USB Type-C port which is also used for charging. So naturally I cannot access it while the laptop is charging. I constantly find myself having to unplug the ...
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Why is HDMI to USB-C Cable such a rarity?

I'm looking for an HDMI to USB-C cable to connect my LG Ultrafine 5k Display thats primarily made for Macbooks to a Google Chromecast. So basically I need the opposite of this: After a lot of ...
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Connecting one Laptop to two sets of peripherals and monitors via usb-c switch?

I am not able to find a dock or a hub that would allow me to Use my laptop at my working station in my office room and by flipping a switch would connect the same device via USB-C to a set of ...
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Looking for an active USB 3.2 Gen 1 (or 2) hub with at least 10 ports, half of which are USB-A and USB-C respectively

I am looking for an active USB 3.2 Gen 1 -- or preferably Gen 2 -- hub which comes with at least ten usable ports, half of which should be USB-C sockets and the other half of which should be USB-A ...
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Why do proper USB-C splitters not exist? [RETRY]

I need a USB-C splitter to connect my power adapter and an external SSD drive to my laptop, which has a single USB-C port, used for power input. To the moderators - This is the copy of a previous ...
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Mac-compatible Bluetooth mouse with internal battery charged via USB-C

I want a wireless mouse to use with my MacBook Pro 2018. Requirements: Internal battery. Rechargeable by USB-C. Usable while charging. Bluetooth. Compatible with current macOS. Fits large hand. ...
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Bluetooth keyboard with Mac layout and internal battery charged via USB-C

I want a wireless keyboard to use when my MacBook Pro 2018 is on a laptop stand. Requirements: Same layout and size as MacBook Pro's keyboard (pic below). In particular, the fn key needs to be ...
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Large external 2.5" HDD with USB Type C connector?

Does it really exists as for now? I want 3Tb or 4Tb of external storage. I am searching particularly for a capacious HDD able to store my files and I want it to have fast interface onboard, at least ...
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Recommendation of a usb-c docking station for a MacBook pro, an ASUS Zenscreen MB16ACM and a HDMI monitor?

I have a MacBook pro which has 2 thunderport 3 ports. It connects to a HDMI monitor via HDMI cable, an ASUS ZenScreen MB16ACM which connects via usb-c. I want to use the ZenScreen in portrait mode so ...
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Hybrid USB Charging (Power Delivery) and PC Connection

I have an Oculus Quest 2 that I am using with my PC for running VR games from Steam. The headset needs to be plugged in while playing Steam VR games. My desktop does not have a USB-C native plug, but ...
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Custom in-desk panel

I would like to get rid of cable clutter and enhance my desk. However, I'm struggling to find the components for making it work. What I would like to do is including ports in the table, mainly ...
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USB-C cord with tight contact

I have noticed that many USB charging cables get disconnected from the phone (or sometimes the charger) rather easily. I am looking for the opposite: a USB-C to USB-C, or USB-C to USB-A cable, that ...
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USB-C (version 3.1 gen 2?) Camera

I'm aiming to buy a USB Camera ("webcam"). I don't want to buy any USB gadgets that don't use USB-C. There are different types of USB-C, I think? I think I don't want to buy anything older than/...
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Hub with USB-A uplink and USB-C ports

My PC only has USB-A ports. I want a hub which I can connect (so it needs USB-A connection) and which provides both USB-A and USB-C ports. I do not need any of the fancy optional features USB-C can ...
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USB switch for monitors

I have a notebook PC with 2 micro-USB Type C ports and no other video output, and a PC with DVI and HDMI. I have two other monitors, both of them have HDMI, DVI, and VGA ports, and if I recall ...
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A USB C device with Pass-through Data between devices and External Charger

Is there a device that allows two or more connected USB devices to communicate, yet their power be supplied by an external source (such as a USB power bank or charger). I tried to make this ...
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MiniDIsplay Port to USB-C with Power?

I have a Thinkpad X1 Yoga, first generation. It has a DisplayPort but no USB-C ports. I want to buy an external monitor, like the ThinkVision M14 that passes both video and power trough it's USB-C ...
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PoE to USB Type-C with both power and network?

I can find all the bits and bobs to cobble together something myself, but it would seem that an all in one unit would be a really handy, and obvious, product. Does anyone know of such a device on the ...
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KVM Switch for DisplayPort Daisy Chain of 3 Monitors

I have a desktop PC hooked up to three Dell U2414H monitors via a display port daisy chain configuration. I also have a Macbook pro (has four USB-C ports on it) for work and I would like it to share ...
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USB-C male to 2 female inside

I want a USB-C male connector to use my Qi tag charger and also have one USB port free to use with the regular charger without unplugging the Qi tag. I can't find a good splitter for USB-C. I found ...
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USB C 3.1 Mini PC capable of running Linux

I have an MBP for work. I want to have a dedicated development environment for private projects to not mess up my work setup. Also, I wanna run Linux (just Ubuntu something). The MBP is currently ...
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USB Type-C Switch for Monitor Sharing between PCs

I want to share a pair of Dell S2719DC 27" QHD (2560 x 1550 @ 59 Hz) resolution USB-C monitors between two 2018 MacBook Pros. The MacBooks dual-boot to run either MacOS 10.15 Catalina and Windows 10 (...