Do any USB-C hubs/adapters work with the new Macbooks?

May 19, 2011
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I'm not asking for a guarantee that any cheap load of tat off ebay will work to turn the two USB-C ports on a Macbook into something useful, I just want to know if Apple have done anything underhand that anyone is aware of that say only Apple's adapters will work in those ports.
 

TheStu

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I'm not aware of anything weird and proprietary that Apple may be doing. I know there are people that swear by the Apple branded dongles since they do tend to work more reliably, but they aren't blocking 3rd party dongles. I used a cheap-ish adapter off Amazon that gave me 3 USB 3 (A) ports, an SD card, ethernet, HDMI out, and USB-C PD passthrough and it worked great even with almost everything connected (i never had a reason to connect everything all at once).
 


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