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Questions tagged [usb-c]

USB-C is a symmetrical USB connector system. Use this tag for questions specific to USB-C; for all others, use the generic USB tag.

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USB-C to 4K HDMI Requires DisplayPort over USB-C with Alternative mode

I have a Vizio E55u 4K video monitor which I use as a desktop monitor for my PC at 1020p resolution. This monitor has 4 HDMI, 1 Composite, 2 USB, and 1 Ethernet port. I have a Lenovo YOGA 900 ...
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Dongle or hub to pass through power from screen [on hold]

I have an LG 4k USB-C screen that I connect to my 2018 MacBook pro and it simultaneously powers the laptop while getting a 4k signal from the laptop at 60hz. I would like to add a dongle or hub to my ...
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MacBook Pro 15" 2018 External Display Issue

I have a 29" LG Ultra Wide monitor, which was working perfectly with my 13" MBP 2015 (connected directly via HDMI - HDMI). I have bought a 2018 MBP 15" that only has USB-C ports and I'm having issues ...
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Laptop as external monitor for desktop via DP/USB-C?

So with Windows 10's "Project to This PC" Miracast stuff, I can use my laptop as a third monitor for my desktop. However, this is laggy, not the highest quality, and requires an active connection. If ...
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Using a Dell TB16 on a computer without USB-C

I own a dell TB16 dock. This dock is attached to my laptop via usb-c. Now, I would occasionally like to attach an older laptop (older as in: from 2015, right before USB-C was by default integrated in ...
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USB-C charge only?

I have a USB-A <-> USB-C cable that appears to be charge only, that is I can't get it a PC to recognize the Android device. So either: USB-C cables do come charge only The cable is defective. ...
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Is the number of monitors limited by the computer or the docking station?

I am looking at purchasing a Dell laptop which can connect to a docking station via DisplayPort over USB-C. I would like to be able to connect to two 4k displays, but the only "compatible" docking ...
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Are there issues with stacking USB hubs?

Would attaching a 4 port USB-3 hub to a port on a USB-C to USB-3 hub cause problems?
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Can you use USB-C in parallel to provide more power?

I am currently looking at eGPUs for my laptop (HP Spectre x360 15"). Because the standard power brick is rated for 150W, the USB-C standard would only provide 2/3 of the required power, so even an ...
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USB-C to Micro-USB charging adapter - will it be slower? [closed]

I have a device now that has a USB-C connection but all my old cables are micro-usb, so I picked up a small adapter. Should I expect to loose much in the way of time to recharge?
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Is it possible to connect an USB-A PC to an USB-C hub over an adapter?

A bunch of details: the USB hub is built in a display Lenovo ThinkVision P27h everything works as expected when a laptop is connected to the display over USB-C 3.1 port on both sides: power delivery ...
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Can a USB-C port be used for video (maybe audio too), data and power transfer simultaneously?

Because of my work, I'm planning to buy a 4K monitor, and since I hate cables I would like to connect it to my laptop (ASUS Zenbook UX501VW) with the smallest number of cables possible. As far as I ...
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USB-C (without Thunderbolt) ---> HDMI/DisplayPort - Second external monitor

I'm planning to buy second monitor, but the only option for me to connect it to my laptop is via USB-C, but I don't have a thunderbolt support. Is it still worth? I mean, I'm not planning gaming(I don'...
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Can you run Windows off an external SSD via USB-C?

I have a 2017 Touchbar Macbook Pro, so has 4 USB-C Thunderbolt 3 ports. Rather than running bootcamp and splitting my inbuilt SSD drive into a MacOS partition and a Windows partition, I am ...
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Do all USB-C ports support DisplayPort?

I have a HP ProBook 430 G4 laptop computer. It has USB-C, HDMI and VGA connectors. I would like to connect two monitors, but I just don't like the picture quality of VGA. So I would like to connect ...

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