Re: Advice on laptop with USB-C port and USB-Type C Multipoint Adapter (and VGA)
On Thursday, December 03, 2020 05:15:12 AM email@example.com wrote:
> USB-C is a mess. Quoth :
> "A device with a Type-C connector does not necessarily
> implement USB, USB Power Delivery, or any Alternate Mode:
> the Type-C connector is common to several technologies while
> mandating only a few of them"
> That said, Display Port, Thunderbolt, MHL and HDMI alternate modes seem
> to implement VGA output with an "active" cable, which is an euphemism
> for "there's some chips in there".
> So your computer's USB-C socket must fit, your dongle, aka "active
> cable" must fit, and they have to be capable to talk to each other.