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What is the max USB cable type-A male to type-c male Volt/current/Wattage possible?

I am struggling to understand USB type-C specifications in terms of power supply, took me a lot to figure out about USB data bandwidth but now that type-C is used to charge mobiles need to learn more. ...
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Require USB-C splitter to split USB-C to 2 USB-C but needs to fit in a limited space casing unit

I run a growing Point of Sale business and my current product operates using USB-C splitters to: A. charge the tablets B. Send communication via USB to thermal printers My issue is I have gone to buy ...
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Looking for USB-C + HDMI hub that powers Macbook Pro and devices

I'm trying to reduce the # of ports I'm using on my MacBook Pro and can save at least 3 ports with a device like this that turns one USB-C port into a hub with HDMI and power: https://www.amazon.com/...
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Micro USB phone into USB-C integrated slot in a car

I have a USB-C female port in my car and my smartphone only has a micro USB connector. Is there any risk to plug my phone in with a micro USB/USB-C adapter? I know that USB-C can deliver up to 100 W ...
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USB-C computer to DVI-d monitor connection options

I have Surface Go 2, that contains only one usb-c port. Currently I am using usb-c to usb 2.0 adapter connected with usb 2.0 hub with keyboard and mouse which are usb 2.0. Now I want to connect a ...
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Multiple USB A power ports to single USB C port?

I have a solar panel with multiple USB A outputs, and a battery bank with a USB C input, is there any device that I can connect all the USB A ports of the solar panel to so that I can utilize the full ...
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Connecting a monitor to laptop via USB-C (Thunderbolt)

I have these digital connectors for connecting external monitors: HDMI (version: 2.0) USB-C (version: Thunderbolt 3) While the HDMI I would better like to leave untouched for connecting my TV. Thus, ...
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Connecting webcam to external monitor instead of macbook pro usb-c

I have a macbook pro (with usb-c ports only). Connected to that I have an external monitor (Dell UltraSharp 34 Curved Monitor - U3419W - 86.5cm(34") Black). I would like to buy a webcam that I ...
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Can a tablet with USB-C work with a USB-C dock?

I'm thinking about buying a tablet and I'm wondering if I can plug in a tablet with USB-C to a USB-C dock, so my monitor can project my tablet’s screen. Its like plugging in a laptop to a dock and ...
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I'm searching for a USB-C (not USB-A) switch. But does such a device even exist?

TL;DR : I'm trying to find a way to share a USB-C connection with at least 2 sources, like a switch or a KVM. But I only found USB-A switches so far. I'm struggling to find the appropriate hardware ...
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USB-PD-splitter with video and data passthrough?

I am looking for a small device with at least three USB-C-ports which can do at least the following: USB-C-Port 1: Acting as power input, USB-C-Port 2 and 3: Power output (USB-C-PD preferred on both, ...
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USB-C switch, for two laptops connected to one monitor - all USB-C

When working from home, I'm switching back and forth between work computers on the same monitor. My setup is that the laptop is connected with USB-C to the monitor where the laptop is powered through ...
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Any USB-C only switch in existence?

I am searching for a USB-C switch with only USB type C ports. Ideally: 4 USB-C ports for peripherals/devices/... 2-4 USB-C for PC's (so 2 (or better 4) PC's should be switchable)
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Does a USB-C hub exist with *only* two USB-C ports, one for data and another for charging?

Mockup above. Why does this kind of simple, compact hub not exist? Every USB-C hub seems to be a block that contains multiple USB-A, USB-C, and audio jack ports.
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Cheapest 4K 27in+ thunderbolt monitor with PD

I’m finding it very difficult to find a USB-C monitor which is compatible with Mac and supports daisy chaining and power delivery. The problem is that many listing on Amazon etc don’t make it clear if ...
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HDMI input to USB output converter

I have a dock station with USB C. I want to connect it, only for the video, to my old pc that has a HDMI. So, my pc is HDMI and it is the input for the USB C that is the output (and that is then ...
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What are laptops motherboard with height < 15cm?

I like the idea of modularity like in framework laptop. Shame is that there are daughter boards that sits at the bottom of the laptop. I'd really love a clean distinction between top (mobo + daughter) ...
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Mini DisplayPort to USB Type C

How do I get excellent quality video output from surface pro 6 (mini DisplayPort) to dell (s2722dc QHD 1440p 75 Hz) usb c monitor? I’ve used mini DisplayPort adapter to HDMI cable then connected to ...
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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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Switch to swap between two USB C laptops

My wife has both a work and a home MacBook Air. She would like to be able to connect her home monitor and peripherals to something that would allow her to switch between the two laptops without ...
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Which dual monitor hub that can switch between MacOS and Windows should I use

I'd like to be able to switch between a Windows and a MacOS laptop using the same 2 external monitors (for the sake of this conversation, we'll say they are fairly new Dell 27 inch monitors, let me ...
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Where can I buy a PCIe card to add USB 3.0+ ports to my Supermicro SYS-6018U-TR4+?

Where can I buy a PCIe card to add USB 3.0+ ports to my Supermicro SYS-6018U-TR4+? It must: physically fit into the server be compatible with Linux, at USB 3.0+ speeds And preferably: provide a mix ...
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Connect dual monitor setup and desktop pc with usb-c-dock

I want to be able to easily switch between my desktop pc (Nvidia 1060) and my work laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad L14 20U50001GE) at my dual monitor setup. For testing purposes I tried to connect a dell usb-...
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Looking for a USB-C hub with power delivery where the hub sits by the power supply (for MacBook Pro)

I am looking for a hub where I can plug the power supply, a couple USB accessories and FROM the hub run a long cable to the computer. So the hub has to sit right by the power supply and, on my desk, I'...
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3-Monitor/3 Comptuter Complex Setup Help

I'm trying to optimize my hardware setup in my home office, and I'd really like to have something like this setup: I'm not sure how to accomplish this, if it's even possible. All of the arrows show ...
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USB3 transmitting video to USB-C

I have a setup where I am planning on using a USB-C switcher to send a signal to a dock that uses display cables to send video to two monitors. The USB-C switcher is intended to take a signal from my ...
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USBc 2.0 vs USBc 3.x alternate mode

Hi all I have the following question: I want a tablet for presentations on external monitors. Does the tablet need USBc 2 or higher USBc 3.x to make an adapter cable work from the tablets USBc to an ...
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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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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 (...
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