One of the main claims to the new MacBook Pro for the presence of only one of the USB ports. of Course, the connectors through adapters allow you to connect your laptop computer to almost anything. But, first, these adapters cost a lot, second, take up more space and often interfere and thirdly, the MacBook Pro is positioned as a device for serious work. That is, it is a working tool, and the device is now significantly restricts the user’s possibilities.
SilverStone has developed an adapter that extends the capabilities of the USB connectors. Instead of one port to MacBook EP08 adapter adds USB-A and HDMI 2.0 a. Moreover, the USB-C port is also still available, as it is duplicated in the adapter, and with support for Power Delivery 2.0.
The manufacturer claims the support of the DP Alt Mode with a resolution up to 4096 x 2160 pixels with a frame rate of 24 Hz, the content protection mechanism HDCP 1.4 and HDCP 2.2 keys to support HDCP repeater. Connector USB 3.0 Type-A can be used to connect flash drives, card readers and many other devices with “classic” interface. Accessory dimensions – 60 x 12 x 53 mm, cable length — 100 mm.
SilverStone EP08 is available in two colours – silver and rose gold. The recommended retail price is 41 euros.