Thunderbolt to USB: The latest MacBook Air has a pair of ports inbuilt in it. Yet those ports are of just one form: Thunderbolt 3 compatible with USB-C.
But you already have computers which use USB-A, Thunderbolt 1, Thunderbolt 2, DisplayPort, HDMI and so on. In what way do you link these things? And video converter.
When you don’t like a dock, if you can’t locate a dock with the combination of connectors you need, Apple or another business would definitely have an adapter. The guide is intended to help you find out what you need and we’re pointing to the best device in the online Apple Store or at Amazon. The following fast contact list can also be used to leap to the information you need.
How to connect thunderbolt to USB:
- USB-C devices.
- USB-A devices.
- Micro B SuperSpeed USB.
- iPhone or iPad.
- Lightning EarPods.
- Headphones with a 3.5mm headphone plug.
- Thunderbolt 1 or Thunderbolt 2 devices.
- DisplayPort and mini DisplayPort.
- SD cards.
- FireWire devices.
- Printer with USB-B.
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How to connect USB-C devices:
With USB devices that have the same connector feature, the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Thunderbolt 3 network. To use a USB-C device, connect it into one of the three ports of the Thunderbolt. Any need to adjust.
How to connect USB-A devices:
USB-A is the most widely recognized USB adapter. It is the USB port on your past Macbooks and the adapter in the package of your iOS device sits on the synchronization cord. You can have a port, like the Satechi above (Terms like USB 3 and USB 2, apply to the speed at which data pass the connector). Or $19 can be obtained from the USB Adapter from Apple.
When you choose to link several USB-A machines, you should use a USB-C at the USB-A hub. Anker offers a USB-C to USB 3.0 Hub (Amazon $20) 4-port, which contains 4 USB-A ports.
How to connect micro B SuperSpeed devices:
This connector is often connected to external storage tools. A new cable is needed, like StarTech’s $15 USB C to Micro USB Cable.
The name of the cable is misleading because micro USB can be confused. Nonetheless, you can see a simple picture of the cable from the micro B SuperSpeed attachment if you glance at the product listing on the StarTech website.
How to connect an iPhone or iPad:
You are able to get a USB-C to USB Adapter described above in the USB-A segment when you use the USB-A to Lightning cord (or 30-pin, if you have an older iOS device) which is enabled by your computer.
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