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With this adapter, you can connect Windows and Mac based Thunderbolt™ 3 computers to older Thunderbolt devices, such as external hard drives, Thunderbolt displays, and older Thunderbolt capable Mac computers.
Because this adapter is backward compatible, you can connect to first-generation Thunderbolt devices at 10Gbps speed. With Thunderbolt 2 devices, you can connect at 20Gbps. The adapter satisfies all requirements for bi-directional data transfers and simultaneous power for bus-powered devices.
The TBT3TBTADAP is backed by a 2-year warranty for guaranteed reliability.
Your computer’s Thunderbolt 3 ports might not function properly until you update one or more of the following on your computer:
The required updates will vary depending on your computer.
For an up-to-date list of affected computers and instructions, visit http://thunderbolttechnology.net/updates. If your manufacturer isn’t listed on the Thunderbolt website, contact your manufacturer.
|Product Width||59 mm [2.3 in]|
|OS Compatibility||Windows 8.1, 10
macOS 10.12 - 10.13
|Special Notes / Requirements|
|Note||TBT3TBTADAP can pass 12W of power through the Thunderbolt 2 port|
|This adapter is compatible with Thunderbolt™ displays only. It will not work with Mini DisplayPort (mDP) or DisplayPort (DP) monitors.|
|This is an 'Active' adapter cable. Any host system that doesn’t provide the full 15W of bus power won’t work with this device. Consult the manufacturer of your host system to determine how much bus power your host system provides.|
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||Thunderbolt™ 3 to Thunderbolt Adapter|
|Product Weight||64 g [2.3 oz]|
|Product Length||280 mm [11 in]|
|Product Height||16 mm [0.6 in]|
|Cable Length||20 cm [7.9 in]|
|Maximum Data Transfer Rate||10 Gbps (Thunderbolt 1)
20 Gbps (Thunderbolt 2)
|Shipping (Package) Weight||86 g [3 oz]|
|Cable Shield Type||Aluminum-Mylar Foil with Braid|
|Cable Jacket Type||PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride|
|Connector B||Thunderbolt™ 2 (20 pin) Female|
|Connector A||Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C (24-pin) Male|