Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet plus USB 3.0 - Thunderbolt Adapter

Add a Gigabit Ethernet port and a USB 3.0 hub port to your Thunderbolt™-equipped MacBook® or Ultrabook™

Product ID: TB2USB3GE

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  • 1 x Gigabit Ethernet & 1 x USB 3.0 port (5Gbps), through a Thunderbolt connection
  • Compact and durable case design with an integrated Thunderbolt cable, for maximum portability
  • Supports Thunderbolt data rates of up to 10Gbps, with 2 dedicated PCI Express lanes (one per port)
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€149,99 EUR excl. VAT
€185,99 EUR incl. VAT

The TB2USB3GE Thunderbolt™ to Gigabit Ethernet + USB 3.0 Adapter lets you expand your MacBook or laptop connectivity through a single, compact adapter with both Gigabit Ethernet and USB 3.0, delivering reliable performance, connection possibilities and rugged portability.

Fast, Reliable Performance

Experience fast, effective and reliable performance from your essential peripherals! Leveraging the 10Gbps bandwidth of your Thunderbolt port for this dual-purpose adapter gives you reliable 1Gbps Ethernet and 5Gbps USB 3.0 connectivity, while enabling you to use both to their full capacity.

To maximize efficiency, the Thunderbolt adapter separates traffic from each interface into its own dedicated 5Gbps PCI Express lane, effectively avoiding bottlenecks when both ports are in use. This practical adapter gives you fast, robust external connectivity, offered by revolutionary Thunderbolt technology.

Thunderbolt performance with dedicated PCI Express lanes

Connection Possibilities

Take full advantage of your current peripherals! Saving you the added expense of purchasing new devices, the adapter lets you simultaneously connect your existing devices through your Thunderbolt port. Combining Thunderbolt to Ethernet and Thunderbolt to USB 3.0 functionality into a single adapter gives you two essential interfaces that are unavailable or limited on most Thunderbolt-equipped systems, making it easy for business users and home users alike to stay connected.

Whether you’re in a boardroom with a weak WiFi signal, or in a hotel with only a wired network connection, this adapter has you covered. Plus, the USB 3.0 port (with UASP support) can be used to connect a storage device, USB hub, USB printer, or sync with your tablet or smartphone.

Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet + USB 3.0 application diagram

Rugged Portability

Get work done on the go, and look great doing it! A rugged and travel-friendly design lets you tuck the adapter neatly into your laptop bag, plus the lightweight casing merges portability with durability to offer quality protection that lets you take the adapter anywhere.

The sleek and stylish adapter aesthetically matches your MacBook Pro® or MacBook Air®, with a silver sandblast finish and black rubberized grips. Plus, the compact adapter requires no external power, and integrates a built-in Thunderbolt cable as well as hassle-free plug-and-play installation.

Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet + USB 3.0 design elements

Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

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Applications

  • Add 2 essential connectivity ports to your Thunderbolt-equipped MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, laptop or Ultrabook™
  • Connect to a wired, Gigabit Ethernet connection where wireless signals are limited or unavailable
  • Add an extra USB 3.0 port to connect your peripherals at home, in the office or while traveling

Partner Numbers

  • Ingram Finland V933313
  • UPC 065030859370

Compatibility

  • Windows 8 logo
  • macOS Sierra (10.12) logo
  • Windows 10 logo
  • Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11) logo
  • macOS High Sierra (10.13) logo
Windows® 8, 8.1, 10
Mac OS® 10.8.4 to 10.13

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 1 - Connector Type(s) Thunderbolt™ (20-pin)
RJ-45
USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)
Environmental Operating Temperature -10°C to 55°C (14°F to 131°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 85°C (-4°F to 185°F)
Hardware Interface RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet)
Bus Type Thunderbolt
Interface USB 3.0
Industry Standards IEEE 802.3i (10BASE-T), IEEE 802.3u (100BASE-T), IEEE 802.3ab (1GBASE-T), IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tagging, IEEE 802.3x full duplex flow control, IEEE 802.1P Layer 2 Priority Encoding, IEEE 802.3az (EEE – Energy Efficient Ethernet)
Chipset ID Intel - DSL2210
Broadcom - BCM57762
ASMedia - ASM1042A
Indicators 1 - LED Indicators Ethernet Link Speed
Ethernet Activity
Packaging Information Package Height 32 mm [1,3 in]
Package Length 14,5 cm [5,7 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 157 g [5,5 oz]
Package Width 17,5 cm [6,9 in]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 10 Gbps (Thunderbolt)
5 Gbps (USB 3.0)
2 Gbps (Ethernet – Full Duplex)
UASP Support Yes
Compatible Networks 10/100/1000 Mbps
Auto MDIX Yes
Full Duplex Support Yes
Jumbo Frame Support 9.6K max.
Promiscuous Mode Yes
Physical Characteristics Weight of Product 71 g [2,5 oz]
Color Silver
Material Plastic
Cable Length 13 cm [5,1 in]
Product Length 78 mm [3,1 in]
Product Width 0 mm [0,0 in]
Product Height 0 mm [0,0 in]
Software OS Compatibility Windows® 8, 8.1, 10
Mac OS® 10.8.4 to 10.13
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package Thunderbolt Adapter
Instruction Manual

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Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

When you troubleshoot issues with a network adapter, there are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue:

  • Ethernet cables
  • Network devices
  • Computer system

To test your setup components, try the following:

  • Use the Ethernet cables, network devices, and computer system in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.
  • Use different Ethernet cables, network devices, and a different computer system in your setup to see if the problem persists. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup.

When you test your cables, it is recommended that you do the following:

  • Test each cable individually.
  • Use short cables when you are testing.

When you test the Ethernet cables, network devices, and computer system, it is recommended that you do the following:

Compliance and safety

Compliance letters

  • WEEE
    • Language: English
  • RoHS
    • Language: English

Safety Measures

  • If product has an exposed circuit board, do not touch the product under power.
  • If Class 1 Laser Product. Laser radiation is present when the system is open.
  • Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
  • Product installation and/or mounting should be completed by a certified professional as per the local safety and building code guidelines.
  • Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
*Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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