Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter - TB3 Laptop to TB2 Displays & Devices - Thunderbolt 2 20Gbps or Thunderbolt 1 10Gbps Converter - Thunderbolt 3 Certified- Windows/Mac

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


  • THUNDERBOLT 3 TO THUNDERBOLT ADAPTER: This converter lets you connect older TB2 (20Gbps) and TB1 (10Gbps) peripherals to a TB3 host; connect TB1/TB2 devices like docks or external storage drive bays
  • THUNDERBOLT 3 CERTIFIED: Compatible w/ TB3 certified laptops like MacBook Air & MacBook Pro, Dell XPS 13 & 15, Latitude, Precision, Lenovo ThinkPad X1, P series, HP EliteBook; requires TB3 host
  • COMPATIBLE WITH THUNDERBOLT DISPLAYS: This TB3 to TB2/TB1 adapter enables use of older Thunderbolt monitors (27" Apple Thunderbolt Displays/LG Ultrawide TB2 display) w/ certified Thunderbolt 3 laptops
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  • TECH SPECS: Bus-powered / provides up to 12W of power for peripherals / Windows and macOS / Adapts TB3 (USB-C Connector) to Thunderbolt (Mini DP Connector); 7.9 in [20 cm] attached cable
  • COMPATIBILITY NOTE: The compact Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter is not reversible and will not work to connect Thunderbolt 3 peripherals to older computers with TB1 or TB2 ports
$211.99 NZD exc GST
$243.79 NZD inc GST

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Cable Jacket Material PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride
Cable Shield Material Aluminum-Mylar Foil with Braid
Connector Plating Nickel
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 10 Gbps (Thunderbolt 1)
20 Gbps (Thunderbolt 2)
Connector A 1 - Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C (24-pin) (40Gbps) Male
Connector B 1 - Thunderbolt™ 2 (20 pin) Female
OS Compatibility Windows 8.1, 10
macOS 10.12 - 10.15
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.
TBT3TBTADAP can pass 12W of power through the Thunderbolt 2 port
Physical Characteristics
Cable Length 7.9 in [20 cm]
Color Black
Product Height 0.6 in [1.6 cm]
Product Length 11 in [28 cm]
Product Width 2.3 in [59 mm]
Weight of Product 2 oz [58 g]
Packaging Information
Package Height 1 in [25 mm]
Package Length 7 in [17.8 cm]
Package Width 3.2 in [82 mm]
Shipping (Package) Weight 3 oz [86 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - Thunderbolt™ 3 to Thunderbolt Adapter


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Windows 8.1, 10
macOS 10.12 - 10.15


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