In late October, Apple introduced a new generation of laptops MacBook Pro. One of the features of the machines was the presence of some Thunderbolt ports, 3 USB-C, with the result that their owners are forced to use different adapters to connect peripheral devices or memory cards.
Among the many companies who set out to solve the problem with the connectors on the new MacBook, was an American firm Sanho Corporation, which has developed a single compact adapter HyperDrive, designed for the new Apple notebooks and equipped with necessary connectors.
Campaign financing HyperDrive is completed via the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. The Creator of the accessory, which increases the number of available ports and connectors on the MacBook Pro, I wanted to make just $100,000, but in the end collected nearly $1.8 million Project has supported more than 20,000 people.
A small gadget is made in an aluminum casing. It connects to two USB ports to C and equipped with two USB 3.0 ports, two USB ports a-C, HDMI connector and a card reader for memory cards SD or microSD.
High throughput (up to 50 GB/s) allows you to connect to a HyperDrive two 5K monitor through the ports 4K HDMI and Thunderbolt 3. Through the latter, moreover, can charge myself a MacBook Pro and other electronics. The accessory is made of aluminum, weighs 34 grams, and its colors match with the colors of the laptop.
Checkout stage the fundraiser can be had for $69, the market price of the HyperDrive will be $99. The first deliveries of the device will start in March.