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Hub with USB-A uplink and USB-C ports

Technical reason: A USB-C device must be driven by a USB-C 'uplink' port in the PC. Since your PC does not have a USB-C port, no USB-C device can connect. Therefore, I'd suggest adding a USB-C card ...
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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

A larger USB hub will always contain multiple USB hub ICs daisy chained inside so getting a single device is not necessarily advantageous. But, searching, say, Newegg for usb 3.2 gen 2 hub finds a ton ...
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What is the max USB cable type-A male to type-c male Volt/current/Wattage possible?

USB Type A is the limiting side of the cable. All of the USB Type-A and Type-B ports are standardized to operate on 5V and that means anything you could possibly plug that A to C cable in to for ...
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External hard drive (SSD/NVME) up to 1TB which can be connected to **two or more** operating computers simultaneously

Direct attach storage (DAS) can only connect to one computer at a time, but only requires a simple data connection like USB. Network attached storage (NAS) can connect to many computers at the same ...
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Why isn’t there a USB 3.1 Type B plug to 3.1 Type C receptacle

C receptacle to legacy USB passive converters are explicitly forbidden by the specification. However, Benson Leung have located some active ones, see his post here. This: https://www.amazon.com/dp/...
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Why are there no USB-c to USB-c ethernet cables?

As all new devices must have USB-C, this cable is going to be the single most popular cable type in future. Make sure it is also good for Thunderbolt [at least Thunderbolt 3], though both USB 4 & ...
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How to run a 230W laptop + GPU from a USB-C docking station?

You'll need to use a barrel charger or allow the battery to drain down The Lenovo P16 Gen 2 with the RTX 4000 supports USB PD 3.0, which maxes out at 100W (20V/5.0A). While there are USB-C chargers ...
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USB-C magnetic charging/data cables (or adapter-tips)? Heard there can be surprisingly complicated gotchas getting the right power/data capabilities?

Safe and compliant magnetic USB C cables currently are impossible to make. Nathan Kolluru (aka: USBCGuy; you might have heard his name when he and Benson Leung tested quite a few early USB C cables) ...
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USB-C magnetic charging/data cables (or adapter-tips)? Heard there can be surprisingly complicated gotchas getting the right power/data capabilities?

I have not yet found an all purpose generic USB cable. There are so many variations to deal with. The power source can have different pinout and capability depending on what they are supporting from ...
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How can I hook up my UMPC computer to a USB-C monitor while powering the device?

use a USB-c enabled monitor and provide power to the device This has been an almost unattainable goal for a long time. Chaining Thunderbolt docks had downstream USB C ports which were capable of DP ...
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External hard drive (SSD/NVME) up to 1TB which can be connected to **two or more** operating computers simultaneously

You can't do this directly. You need a NAS. You can buy a commercial one, or you can hook your drive to an SBC like a raspberry pi and run a NAS operating system on it. Then it will be available to be ...
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Connect several computers to several monitors

t's depending on how the makers define their "KVM switch" can do. Not everything with four wheels on it can be a real "car". A lot of very cheap so call " KVM switches" ...
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Connect several computers to several monitors

If you want one computer connected to each display: you can use a software like Synergy to share one keyboard and mouse between the two. If you want one computer connected to both displays, one at a ...
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What is the max USB cable type-A male to type-c male Volt/current/Wattage possible?

Charging is quite simple. It depends on the maximum current in Amperes(Amps) that the cable can carry. The maximum Amps that any USB charge cable needs to carry is 5 Amps (5A). As long as it can carry ...
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What is the max USB cable type-A male to type-c male Volt/current/Wattage possible?

max USB cable type-A male to type-c male Volt/current/Wattage possible? you probably should not ask this question here, you're not going to get a good answer. nature of the question is quite open, ...
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Micro USB phone into USB-C integrated slot in a car

It will be safe to use a type-C to micro type-B adapter. The 100W power delivery that USB-C provides can only be used by another USB-C device. That's because there are extra pins that communicate the ...
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Can a tablet with USB-C work with a USB-C dock?

As always with USB-C, it depends. If your tablet supports Thunderbolt 3 or 4, totally yes. If it doesn't, probably not. If you don't know, try it. If your display recocnizes the tablet, it works, if ...
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Any USB-C only switch in existence?

https://sabrent.com/products/sb-tb4k Two devices upstream Three USB4 ports downstream It won't get any better any time soon.
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Does a USB-C hub exist with *only* two USB-C ports, one for data and another for charging?

While it's not exactly like the picture. This deloc splitter sounds like what you're looking for.
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Does a USB-C hub exist with *only* two USB-C ports, one for data and another for charging?

They're usually called "USB-C splitter" instead. Device example on Amazon
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How to Transfer Data from an eSata Laptop Port to a USB C External SSD

TL;DR: I don't think what you are looking for exists; And if it does it still won't work for your Samsung drive. USB can support communication with pretty much any device as long as that device ...
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Switch to swap between two USB C laptops

Turn a $30 USB switch into a full-featured KVM doesn't work with Apple Silicon Macs at the moment but there's a workaround in linked issues if you are not afraid of compiling Rust. Sabrent has a USB C ...
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Which dual monitor hub that can switch between MacOS and Windows should I use

I think you can use this one from amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Adapter-Monitor-Display-Docking-Charging/dp/B08BYJYC5K According to the description, it supports extending your desktop over USB-c, but ...
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3-Monitor/3 Comptuter Complex Setup Help

If you search for "KVM Switch" on Amazon, that will get you part of the way to your end goal. The one I use only allows 2 input computers to go to 2 monitors. For some reason they do not ...
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USBc 2.0 vs USBc 3.x alternate mode

AFAIK, USB type C needs to be used in displayport or thunderbolt mode to sopport external displays (HDMI, VGA, DP, doesnt matter). USB 3.x wont be able to run a display except if it also supports ...
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Why do proper USB-C splitters not exist? [RETRY]

There is no USB-C splitter come out this year because there is not single produced chipset for USB-C Splitter/Hub. And if your laptop using USB-C for charging input there, the data pin is locked ...
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Mac-compatible Bluetooth mouse with internal battery charged via USB-C

I recommend Logitech's MX Master 3. Internal battery, with USB-C (and fast charging!) Bluetooth and USB dongle support Cross-platform support; Bluetooth works on all systems with support for ...
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Large external 2.5" HDD with USB Type C connector?

You can simply buy an external Hard drive case plus a hard drive of your choice. For a 3.5" drive, I've found this two options: Unykach UK 35303 i-Tec MySafe Then, you can attach any 3TB, 4TB ...
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Hybrid USB Charging (Power Delivery) and PC Connection

Instead of something hard to find how about http://vi.raptor.ebaydesc.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItemDescV4&item=254643475962&category=90718&pm=1&ds=0&t=1604346693155 Note the ...
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USB switch for monitors

The Workstation The cheap route is to use a USB-C Hub. I have used this one across many devices and can vouch for it. The fancy way, you can get a USB-C Dock that is basically the same thing but is ...
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