Satechi is known for making high quality accessories that make your tech-driven life more convenient. The latest addition to their product lineup is the Aluminum Type-C Multimedia Adapter, which promises to be efficient and user friendly, packing all your favorite legacy ports into one simple, sleek device. Here’s more on the hub that might just simply your life.
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Why Buy the Aluminum Type-C Multimedia Adapter
- Sports all your much needed legacy ports
- Allows output to two displays at 4K resolution
- Supports a fast, stable Gigabit Ethernet connection
- Sleek design
- Affordable price
Aluminum Type-C Multimedia Adapter
As with all other Satechi products, the Aluminum Type-C Multimedia Adapter also sports a sleek, functional design. Its brushed aluminum finish gives it the perfect look to complement your MacBook Pro, iMac, or iMac Pro.
The Aluminum Type-C Multimedia Adapter comes with a USB-C Power Delivery port, 4K HDMI (30Hz), 4K mini DisplayPort (30Hz), Gigabit Ethernet, micro/SD card slots and 3 USB 3.0 ports.
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USB-C Power Delivery
The upgraded USB-C Power Delivery (PD) charging standard lets you to quickly charge your Type-C devices. Unlike the new Griffin USB-C Docking Station, which supports up to 85W of power, the Satechi Aluminum Type-C Multimedia Adapter supports multi-directional power flow (up to 49W).
If you own a 13 or 15-inch MacBook Pro, the charging speeds might be a bit slow. However, you will still get efficient charging speeds for compatible devices (USB-C PD 2.0 or higher).
HDMI & DisplayPort
Users who have a couple of external monitors can enjoy brilliant, mirrored display via (HDMI and mini DP), up to 4K @ 30Hz. The HDMI/mini DP display is only supported on devices that come with DisplayPort over USB-C (Alt mode). Just ensure that there is direct HDMI-HDMI, mini DP-DP connection.
The Gigabit Ethernet port lets you add a wired network port to your USB-C laptop for fast, stable Ethernet connection. A simple plug and play design makes it quick and easy to connect to a Mac or Windows (8 and later) device. Since the Type-C Multimedia Adapter supports 10/100/1000Mbps speeds, you never have to worry about any lags in performance.
The Type-C Multimedia Adapter is compatible with the below mentioned devices.
- 2016/2017 MacBook Pro
- 2015/2016/2017 MacBook
- 2017 iMac, iMac Pro
It Does Not Support:
- Apple SuperDrive
- Mini DP port will not support Apple Thunderbolt Display
- Charging an iPad
Pricing & Availability
The Satechi Aluminum Type-C Multimedia Adapter is available in Space Grey and Silver colors for $99.99. You can pick it up from Amazon or the official website.