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CalDigit Cable Selector

With the introduction of the Type-C connector it can be quite confusing to understand which cables are compatible with your Type-C device. All Type-C cables look similar but they can be a verity of different protocols such as USB 2.0, USB 3.0, USB 3.1 and Thunderbolt™ 3.




Type-C Cables


CalDigit Thunderbolt™ 3 & USB-C Product Range Cable Compatibility

The chart below confirms which types of cables are compatible with CalDigit’s products
Type-C
USB 2.0
Type-C
USB 3.0
Type-C
USB 3.1
Type-C
Thunderbolt™ 3 Passive
Type-C
Thunderbolt™ 3 Active
Tuff Yes* Yes Yes Yes No
USB-C Dock No No Yes Yes No
TS3 Lite No No No Yes Yes
TS3 No No No Yes Yes
AVPro2 Yes* Yes Yes Yes No
*We do not recommend using a USB 2.0 Type-C cable as it offers significantly reduced speeds.





CalDigit Thunderbolt™ 3 Passive & Active Cables

CalDigit Thunderbolt™ 3
0.5m (Passive)
CalDigit Thunderbolt™ 3
1m (Active)
CalDigit Thunderbolt™ 3
2m (Active)
Connect Thunderbolt™ 3 Storage Device Yes Yes Yes
Connect USB 3.1 Storage Device Yes No No
Connect USB 3.0 Storage Device Yes No No
Connect USB 2.0 Storage Device Yes Yes Yes
Connect USB-C Dock Yes No No
Connect Thunderbolt™ 3 Dock Yes Yes Yes
Connect a Thunderbolt™ 3 Monitor Yes Yes Yes
Connect a USB-C Monitor Yes No No