USB to USB-C Adapter with Power Delivery - USB-C to USB-A and USB-C - USB 3.0

Convert your USB 3.0 laptop docking station to connect to a USB-C laptop

Product ID: HB30C1A1CPD

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  • Convert a USB 3.0 docking station into a USB-C laptop docking station
  • Supports USB Power Delivery 2.0 (up to 60W) to power and charge your MacBook Pro or laptop, when coupled with the laptop’s USB-C based power adapter
  • Connect legacy USB 3.0 devices, like an external hard drive to your USB-C laptop
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€28.99 EUR excl. VAT
€34.79 EUR incl. VAT

Dock your USB-C™ laptop using a USB 3.0 Type-A laptop docking station, with additional support for Power Delivery. This USB to USB-C adapter lets you convert your USB 3.0 laptop docking station to connect a USB-C laptop, MacBook or MacBook Pro, and it adds laptop charging support, so you can keep your laptop powered and charged while it’s docked, using your USB-C laptop’s power adapter.

Convert your USB 3.0 laptop docking station to connect a USB-C laptop, with support to charge your laptop

Enjoy the same workstation functionality you’ve grown accustomed to, without having to replace your USB 3.0 docking station with a USB-C dock. Connect the USB-C adapter to your laptop using the built-in USB-C cable, then use a USB 3.0 (Type-A) cable to connect from the adapter to your existing USB 3.0 docking station.

In addition, you can power and charge compatible USB-C laptops using a USB Type-C™ power adapter that connects through the USB-C port on the adapter. The adapter supports USB Power Delivery 2.0 up to 60W.

Connect legacy USB 3.0 devices, plus power and charge your laptop

The adapter is also ideal for connecting legacy USB 3.0 devices, such as your existing external hard drive, to a newer USB-C laptop. Now, you can access your current devices and avoid the cost of upgrading to newer USB-C devices. 

The power delivery option to charge a laptop can also be used in this configuration. Simply connect the adapter to a USB-C power adapter through the available USB-C port.

Expand your USB connectivity

Extend the life of your current USB 3.0 devices and take advantage of newer devices that feature USB-C.

This USB 3.0 hub lets you expand your USB connection options using the USB-C port on your computer. It offers one USB-A port and one USB-C port, so you can connect traditional USB devices as well as newer USB-C devices to your USB-C laptop.

The HB30C1A1CPD is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

  • Connect your MacBook Pro, MacBook or other USB-C laptop to a USB 3.0 laptop docking station with Power Delivery support
  • Connect legacy USB 3.0 devices to your USB-C laptop
  • Power both the adapter and your laptop simultaneously, using your laptop’s USB-C based power adapter
  • Expand the connection options on your USB-C laptop by adding a USB-A port in addition to your USB-C port
  • Carry the adapter with you while you're traveling, and connect virtually any USB peripheral wherever you go
  • Perfect for home, office, hot-desk, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), and CYOD (Choose Your Own Device) environments

Partner Numbers

  • Tech Data - France 4565475
  • Ingram Micro France V933997
  • UPC 065030867412

Compatibility

  • OS Independent logo
OS Independent; No additional drivers or software required

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) Connector Type(s) 1 - USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.0 (5Gbps)
1 - USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)
1 - USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.0 (5Gbps)
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 55°C (14°F to 131°F)
Humidity 40%~50%RH
Hardware USB-C Device Port(s) Yes
USB-C Host Connection Yes
Ports 2
Interface USB 3.0
Bus Type USB 3.0
Industry Standards USB 3.0 - Backward compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1
Chipset ID VIA/VLI - VL101
VIA/VLI - VL813
Packaging Information Shipping (Package) Weight 0.1 kg [0.2 lb]
Package Length 3 cm [1.2 in]
Package Width 17 cm [6.7 in]
Package Height 100 mm [3.9 in]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5 Gbps
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
MTBF 477,750 hours
Physical Characteristics Form Factor Compact
Color Silver & Black
Material Plastic
Cable Length 250 mm [9.8 in]
Product Length 29.3 cm [11.5 in]
Product Width 43.5 mm [1.7 in]
Product Height 1.0 cm [0.4 in]
Weight of Product 22 g [0.8 oz]
Power Power Source USB-Powered
Power Delivery 60W
Software OS Compatibility OS Independent; No additional drivers or software required
Special Notes / Requirements System and Cable Requirements Available USB Type-C port - USB 3.0 (5Gbps) (to ensure the hub powers and charges you laptop, your host laptop's USB-C port must support USB Power Delivery 2.0)
Optional: USB-C power adapter (for example, your laptop’s USB-C based power adapter)
Note Not all USB-C ports support the full functionality of the USB Type-C standard. Ensure that your host laptop's USB-C port supports USB Power Delivery 2.0
The hub can connect to a host laptop’s USB-C port that doesn’t support USB Power Delivery 2.0. However, in this configuration if a power adapter is connected to the hub, it will not pass power through to your host laptop.
USB 3.0 is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1; this connectivity standard offers speeds up to 5Gbps.
What's in the Box Included in Package 1 - USB 3.0 hub
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Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

If the USB device does not work after your computer has been in extended hibernation, it is likely that Windows has automatically turned off the USB Root hub to save power. 

The steps below outline how to configure the USB root hub to stay on during hibernation, to prevent this from happening.
 

Windows 10 / 8

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows key + X and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows 7 / Vista

  1. Click the Start button and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows XP

  1. On your desktop, right-click the My Computer icon and select Properties.
  2. Click the Device Manager tab.
  3. Expand Universal Serial Bus controllers by clicking the arrow to the left of it.
  4. Right-click the first USB Root Hub device and select Properties.
  5. Click the Power Management tab.
  6. Clear the box next to Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.
  7. Click OK to apply the setting.
  8. Repeat steps 4-7 for any remaining devices in the Universal Serial Bus Controllers section with “Root Hub” in the name.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Before You Buy

It is possible to use some USB hubs without a power supply, however, doing so may prevent the USB hub or certain high-power USB peripherals from operating.  It is always recommended to use an included power supply with a USB hub when possible.

When a power adapter is not used on a hub that comes with a power adapter, power is drawn from the USB port on the computer and then divided between the ports on the hub. This reduces the power delivery to individual ports and high-powered USB peripherals, such as external hard drives, may not start.

On USB hubs that can use a power adapter, more power can be supplied to USB ports than what is possible with a single USB port.

If your USB peripherals require power adapters, they probably do not require power from the USB port and can be used on a USB hub without a power adapter. With USB peripherals that use power adapters, the USB ports on the hub are only used for data transfer and do not draw power from the hub.

USB peripherals that require low power (for example, keyboards and mice) can be used on hubs without a power adapter, in conjunction with other low-power USB peripherals. In this case, power is drawn from the computer's USB port, as described above.

USB-C is a type of USB connector that is capable of supporting the following:

  • Data transfer speeds up to 10Gbps, if you use USB 3.1.
  • Bi-directional power delivery up to 100W, if both the USB host connection and the device support it.
  • Alternate modes, which deliver different types of data at different speeds. For example, DisplayPort Alternate Mode (DP Alt Mode).

If using Thunderbolt 3 over USB-C, the connection is capable of additional features. For example, Thunderbolt 3 is capable of 40Gbps of total bandwidth. For more information, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/thunderbolt-3-port-capabilities.

Not all USB-C ports or devices are capable of supporting all of the features listed above, or all of the features at the maximum capabilities. If you require a specific USB-C feature, your USB host connection, cables, and device must all support the feature that you require. For more information about whether your components support specific USB-C features, refer to the information provided by the manufacturers. 

To use all of the features of this USB-C device, it is required that all of the following components support USB Power Delivery 2.0:

  • The USB-C host connection.
  • The USB-C cable.
  • The USB-C device (for example, a hard drive docking station).

To check how much power this device requires, visit the product page, and look on the Technical Specifications tab.

For more information about the power delivery capabilities of your other components, refer to the information provided by the manufacturers.

Compliance and safety

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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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