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Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt Adapter - Windows and Mac

Product ID: TBT3TBTADAP

Use first-generation Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 devices with your new Thunderbolt 3 computer

Features
  • Cost-effective solution for connecting older Thunderbolt peripherals to newer Thunderbolt 3 laptops or computers

  • Compatible with first-generation Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 devices

  • Thunderbolt Certified

  • Supplies power for bus-powered devices

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With this adapter, you can connect Windows and Mac based Thunderbolt™ 3 computers to older Thunderbolt devices, such as external hard drives, Thunderbolt displays, and older Thunderbolt capable Mac computers.

A Thunderbolt 3 laptop connected to a Thunderbolt 2 drive enclosure, using the TBT3TBTADAP adapter

Because this adapter is backward compatible, you can connect to first-generation Thunderbolt devices at 10Gbps speed. With Thunderbolt 2 devices, you can connect at 20Gbps. The adapter satisfies all requirements for bi-directional data transfers and simultaneous power for bus-powered devices.

Thunderbolt 3 Logo

The TBT3TBTADAP is backed by a 2-year warranty for guaranteed reliability.

Learn more about Thunderbolt

Your computer’s Thunderbolt 3 ports might not function properly until you update one or more of the following on your computer:

  • BIOS
  • Thunderbolt firmware
  • Thunderbolt 3 controller drivers
  • Thunderbolt 3 software

The required updates will vary depending on your computer.

For an up-to-date list of affected computers and instructions, visit http://thunderbolttechnology.net/updates. If your manufacturer isn’t listed on the Thunderbolt website, contact your manufacturer.

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Compatible With

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Windows 10 (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit only), macOS Sierra (10.12)

Applications
  • Connect Windows and Mac based Thunderbolt 3 computers to older Thunderbolt devices, such as external hard drives, Thunderbolt displays, and older Thunderbolt capable Mac computers
Product Numbers
Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Cable Jacket Type PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride
Connector Plating Nickel
Performance
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 10 Gbps (Thunderbolt 1)
20 Gbps (Thunderbolt 2)
Connector(s)
Connector A 1 - Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C (24-pin) Male
Connector B 1 - Thunderbolt™ 2 (20 pin) Female
Software
OS Compatibility Windows 10 (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit only), macOS Sierra (10.12)
Special Notes / Requirements
Note This adapter is compatible with Thunderbolt™ displays only. It will not work with Mini DisplayPort (mDP) or DisplayPort (DP) monitors.
This is an 'Active' adapter cable. Any host system that doesn’t provide the full 15W of bus power won’t work with this device. Consult the manufacturer of your host system to determine how much bus power your host system provides.
Physical Characteristics
Cable Length 200 mm [7.9 in]
Color Black
Product Height 16 mm [0.6 in]
Product Length 280 mm [11 in]
Product Weight 64 g [2.3 oz]
Product Width 59 mm [2.3 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 86 g [3 oz]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - Thunderbolt™ 3 to Thunderbolt Adapter
1m Thunderbolt Cable - M/M
TBOLTMM1M

1m Thunderbolt Cable - M/M

Connect your Thunderbolt™ devices

47,99 €

In stock:   300 Stock
2m Thunderbolt Cable - M/M
TBOLTMM2M

2m Thunderbolt Cable - M/M

Connect your Thunderbolt™ devices

59,99 €

In stock:   299 Stock
3m Thunderbolt Cable - M/M
TBOLTMM3M

3m Thunderbolt Cable - M/M

Connect your Thunderbolt™ devices over longer distances

81,99 €

In stock:   274 Stock
0.5m Thunderbolt Cable - M/M
TBOLTMM50CM

0.5m Thunderbolt Cable - M/M

Connect your Thunderbolt™ devices with reduced clutter

41,99 €

In stock:   146 Stock

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