What are the max power supplied by Apple's touch bar MacBook Pro from its USB type-C ports?


USB-C alone allows 4.5 Watts ( 900 mA @ 5 V ) and thunderbolt 3 improves on that greatly.

According to Apple:

MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2016) and MacBook (13-inch, Late 2016, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) can power two devices that use up to 15 watts, and two more devices that use up to 7.5 watts. It doesn't matter which side of your MacBook Pro that they're connected to—power is delivered on a first-come, first-served basis.

MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 Ports) can power one device that uses up to 15 watts and one device that uses up to 7.5 watts.

Thunderbolt Source: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207256 USB Source: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201163

The above specs are the same for the 2017 MacBook Pro models. The MacBook models only have USB levels of power and data available.

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    “USB-C alone allows 4.5 Watts”. This seems to imply that power delivery above 4.5 Watts is part of the Thunderbolt 3 spec and is not part of any USB specs. I think this is incorrect, as USB-PD defines power delivery schemes for up to 100 W. The question is which of those schemes the MacBook Pro etc support for power in and power out. – algal Dec 26 '17 at 20:08

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