Use first-generation Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 devices with your new Thunderbolt 3 computer
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.
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.
The TBT3TBTADAP is backed by a 2-year warranty for guaranteed reliability.
Your computer’s Thunderbolt 3 ports might not function properly until you update one or more of the following on your computer:
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.
The StarTech.com Advantage
- 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
StarTech.com 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. Connector 1: Female, Connector 2: Male, Cable length: 0.2 m. Products per master (outer) case: 72 pc(s), Master (outer) case length: 37.5 cm, Master (outer) case width: 30.9 cm. Weight: 58 g. Package width: 82 mm, Package depth: 178 mm, Package height: 25 mm