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0.5m Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) USB-C Cable - Thunderbolt, USB, and DisplayPort Compatible

Provide four times the data transfer speed of any other cable type, enable dual 4K 60Hz video, and power your devices with a single cable

Product ID: TBLT34MM50CM

  • Compatible with Thunderbolt, USB, and DisplayPort devices
  • Supports 40Gbps data throughput
  • Thunderbolt Certified
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  • Single monitor at 5K 60Hz or dual monitors at 4K 60Hz
  • Single-cable docking while powering your laptop at the same time
  • Daisy chain up to 6 devices
27,99 € EUR exc VAT
27,99 € EUR inc VAT

Overview

This Thunderbolt™ 3 (40Gbps) cable lets you connect to any Thunderbolt 3 port (USB-C™) to deliver video and data to your Thunderbolt, USB and DisplayPort devices. Plus, the cable can provide power for charging your devices, and you can link up to six Thunderbolt 3 devices as part of a daisy-chained connection.

Thunderbolt 3 Logo

Faster data transfers when connected to Thunderbolt devices

This cable supports data transfer rates of 40Gbps when connected to a Thunderbolt 3 device, so you can transfer photo and video files at four times the speed of a USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) cable. For example, you can transfer a 4K movie in seconds. When connected to a USB 3.1 device, the cable supports data transfer rates of 10Gbps.

USB-C compatible

The Thunderbolt 3 cable is fully compatible with all of your USB 3.1 Gen 2 devices and can be used for charging and syncing your mobile devices. You can also connect and power USB-C laptops, such as your MacBook or Chromebook™, and USB-C peripherals, such as your portable hard drive and docking station.

Full 4K video

The cable supports full 4K 60Hz or 5K 60Hz video. The cable also supports DisplayPort 1.2 and is compatible with existing DisplayPort displays. It's perfect for connecting your docking station or laptop to a monitor with astonishing resolution, contrast, and color depth for amazing detail.

Versatile power delivery

This Thunderbolt 3 cable delivers up to 100W of power for charging a laptop or powering a display, and 15W for bus-powered devices such as a hard drive enclosure.

Thunderbolt networking

The cable gives you an easy way to bridge multiple Thunderbolt 3 enabled laptops for peer-to-peer 10GbE networking. It’s perfect for setting up small workgroups and sharing peripherals such as printers and storage. You can also connect two Thunderbolt 3 laptops together for PC migrations.

The TBLT34MM50CM is backed by a 2-year warranty.

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Applications

Connect to any Thunderbolt display or data device

Connect your Thunderbolt 3 laptop to a docking station, and power your laptop at the same time, with the same cable

Set up peer-to-peer networking for multiple Thunderbolt 3 laptops

Connect, charge, and sync your USB 3.1 devices (for example, mobile devices, portable hard drives, and docking stations) with a USB 3.1 capable computer

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Cable Jacket Type PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride
Cable Shield Type Aluminum-Mylar Foil with Braid
Connector Plating Nickel
Performance
Type and Rate Thunderbolt 3 - 40 Gbit/s
Connector(s)
Connector A 1 - Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C (24-pin) Male
Connector B 1 - Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C (24-pin) Male
Power
Power Delivery 100W
Physical Characteristics
Cable Length 0.5 m [1.6 ft]
Color Black
Product Height 7 mm [0.3 in]
Product Length 0.5 m [1.6 ft]
Product Weight 20 g [0.7 oz]
Product Width 12 mm [0.5 in]
Packaging Information
Package Quantity 1
Shipping (Package) Weight 25 g [0.9 oz]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - 0.5m Thunderbolt™ 3 (40Gbps) USB-C Cable

Certifications

Product Support

Frequently Asked Questions

Before You Buy

Components

Thunderbolt™ 3 is the latest version of the Thunderbolt standard for connecting computers and electronic devices. It is capable of the following:

  • Total bandwidth up to 40Gbps. Data transfer speeds are dependent on the other features that you are using in your setup.
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 support.
  • 4K 60Hz video on one or two separate displays.
  • 5K 60Hz video on a single display.
  • A 10 GbE network connection between two Thunderbolt 3 compatible computers.
  • Up to six devices daisy-chained from a single Thunderbolt 3 port.
  • Alternate modes, such as DisplayPort Alternate Mode (DP Alt Mode).
  • Bi-directional power delivery up to 100W (not all Thunderbolt 3 devices support power delivery).

USB-C and Thunderbolt 3

Thunderbolt 3 uses the USB-C connector, but not all host connections, cables, and devices with a USB-C connector support Thunderbolt 3. This means that a USB-C device is compatible with a Thunderbolt 3 host connection, but a Thunderbolt 3 device is not compatible with a USB-C host connection. Therefore, it is important to know whether you have a USB-C or a Thunderbolt 3 host, cable, or device.

To determine if your component is a Thunderbolt 3 device, look for the Thunderbolt 3 symbol (shown below). USB-C devices do not include this symbol.  For more information about USB-C, see the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/usb-c-port-capabilites.

Thunderbolt symbol: https://sgcdn.startech.com/005329/media/products/gallery_large/TBLT3MMXM.B.jpg.

Backwards compatibility

If you use an adapter, Thunderbolt 3 host connections are compatible with Thunderbolt 1 and Thunderbolt 2 devices. You can use the StarTech.com TBT3TBTADAP to make a Thunderbolt 3 host connections backwards compatible.

Thunderbolt 3 devices are not backwards compatible with Thunderbolt 1 and Thunderbolt 2 host connections.

Thunderbolt™ 3 is capable of 100W of bi-directional power; however not all manufacturers will implement power delivery, or implement power delivery at the full 100W.

Optical Thunderbolt 3 cables do not support power delivery at any wattage.

Refer to the information provided by the manufacturer to confirm the power delivery capabilities of the following components:

  • The Thunderbolt 3 host connection
  • The Thunderbolt 3 cable
  • The Thunderbolt 3 device (for example, a hard drive docking station)

Although the Thunderbolt™ 3 standard is capable of data transfer speeds up to 40Gbps, not every cable can support this bandwidth. For example, cables over a certain length or made with certain materials are only capable of data transfer speeds up to 20Gbps. 

To confirm the capability of your Thunderbolt 3 cable, refer to the information provided by the manufacturer. StarTech.com lists the capabilities of the Thunderbolt 3 cables on the individual product pages.

There are two different Thunderbolt 3 cable symbols: the 20Gbps symbol and the 40Gbps symbol. The 20Gbps symbol is composed of the Thunderbolt 3 symbol, and the 40Gbps symbol is composed of the Thunderbolt 3 symbol and the number three. These images are shown below.

Thunderbolt 3 uses the USB-C connector, but not all host connections, cables, and devices with a USB-C connector support Thunderbolt 3. This means that a USB-C device is compatible with a Thunderbolt 3 host connection, but a Thunderbolt 3 device is not compatible with a USB-C host connection. Therefore, it is important to know whether you have a USB-C or a Thunderbolt 3 host, cable, or device.

To determine if your component is a Thunderbolt 3 device, look for the Thunderbolt 3 symbol (shown below). USB-C devices do not include this symbol.  For more information about USB-C, see the following FAQ: http://www.startech.com/faq/usb-c-port-capabilites.

Thunderbolt symbol: https://sgcdn.startech.com/005329/media/products/gallery_large/TBLT3MMXM.B.jpg.