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How to connect MacPro 2013 Thunderbolt 2 to USB C [duplicate]

I see several posts about USB-C and TB-3 to TB-2 but are they reversible? As I cannot find a TB-2 to USB-3 device I thought maybe I could connect my MacPro (Late 2013) to a USB-C hub which has USB-3 ...
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Thunderbolt 1 to USB Type C adapter?

I have a 2012 MacBook Pro. It has a Thunderbolt (Mini DisplayPort) port. I'd like to plug a USB Type-C device into it, since Thunderbolt is faster than my USB 3.0 port. I'm having a hard time ...
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2015 MBP (Thunderbolt 2) output to Thunderbolt 3 Dock

I have a 2015 MBP (Thunderbolt 2), and I want to output to a new Thunderbolt 3 docking station. The new dock is connected to 2 monitors. Seems like what I need is a male to male Thunderbolt2 to ...
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Connecting to MacBook Air 2017 with usb-c connection

I have my work computer that I connect to my dual monitor setup, and my MacBook Air 2017 that I can't since it doesn't have a usb-c port. Is there any way I can use the same hub with ubc-c ...
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Connect 2 external monitors to a MacBook Air (Mid 2012)

I need 2 external monitors but I am having difficulties to do it on my MacBook Air mid 2012. My monitors are 2 Ausus VG278Q. I tried different docks. Latest one (which I believee was my best shot) is ...
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How to switch / share peripherals between two MacBooks

I want to switch between my work computer (2019 MacBook Pro) and home computer (2017 MacBook Air) and use the same peripherals and connections: USB mouse USB keyboard Monitor Ethernet (optional) ...
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Can I connect a firewire device and an HDMI display to 2015 Macbook Air with a single Thunderbolt 2 port?

I have a Korg ZERO4 mixer which has a two firewire ports (not sure if 400 or 800). I've been using this mixer via a firewire --> thunderbolt adaptor. Now I'm looking to add a monitor connected via ...
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What is the proper 3rd party cable type for fastest charging and data transfer with new MacBook Pro?

What is the proper name/number of the proper cable to get the fastest charging and data transfer for the new MacBook Pro? Obviously it came with a wall charger and a cable but I am looking to ...
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What is the fastest device to use to restore a timemachine date based backup on a mid 2015 mbp?

The fastest port on this machine seems to be the Thunderbolt 2 interface at 20Gbp/s. Are there any drives that would get anywhere near that? It seems like the SSD in a 2015 MBP would be limited to ...
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displays - drive displays from USB-C hub

Is it possible to drive a monitor from a hub? If the hub was Thunderbolt 3 compatible and I used a USB-C to HDMI adapter, from the hub to the monitor, would this work? The monitor in question is a ...
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