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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 such as a $19 card from NewEgg, or a $25 card from Amazon. Both connect to PCIe slots on your desktop motherboard, so please check that you have the necessary ...


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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 meant to be stationary, so has its own power supply and more functionality. Both of the above options would turn your desk into a generic "Work Station" at ...


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USB-C hubs with power pass-through are fairly common. Often sold with the Power Delivery (PD) mark followed by the power rating for that device. Here is one such hub that I use regularly to connect peripherals and charge simultaneously. However, this hub does not have a USB-C slave connection. Hubs that also have a port for a USB-C slave device are more ...


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