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Yes, but not directly. Thunderbolt 3 bus-powered device such as Connect 10G is NOT compatible with Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter. As the Connect 10G is bus-powered and Thunderbolt 2 cannot provide this power, we suggest connecting this to an intermediary dual-port Thunderbolt 3 device such as CalDigit TS3 Plus to provide sufficient power and connect the TS3 Plus to your Thunderbolt 2 & 1 computer using an Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter.
You can add this by navigating to System Preferences, selecting network, and pressing the '+' button on the bottom left side of this window. From here, simply click on the Interface options and select 'Thunderbolt Ethernet Slot X' (with X being a number from 1-4) before clicking 'Create'. Once this is created, please be sure to apply these changes and wait up to a minute for this to receive a connection from your Connect 10G.
1x Thunderbolt 3 (Type-C) Port
1x RJ45 10Gbps Ethernet Port
100 meters over Cat 6a at 10 Gbps
100 meters over Cat 5e at 5 Gbps/2.5 Gbps/1 Gbps/
100 Mbps (requires no change to existing cabling)
IEEE 802.3an/bz standard
Audio Video Bridging (AVB)
Windows: up to 16 Kbytes.
macOS: up to 9000 bytes
Windows 10 or higher**
macOS High Sierra (version 10.13.6 or higher)
Thunderbolt 3 Computer
Dual color Speed LED
Single color Link/Act LED
Bus-powered Operation – No Power Adapter Required
Dimensions and Weight
Length: 3.83 inches (97.4 mm)
Width: 2.79 inches (71 mm)
Height: 1.69 inches (43 mm)
Weight: 0.77 lbs (350g)
32°F ~ 104°F (0°C ~ 40°C)
The serial number for this product is located on the bottom edge across the certification logos.
macOS Ventura and USB/Thunderbolt Device Security
We encourage all CalDigit users to upgrade their Macs to macOS 13 Ventura for the best possible experience. This new
Connecting a Thunderbolt Docking Station to Chrome OS Computer
As new Thunderbolt 4 / USB4 Chrome OS computers are being released, we have expanded the approved operating system list
Using RJ45 Network Splitter with CalDigit Docks and Adapters
When using RJ45 Ethernet Network Splitter, such as the following, in your home or office network in between your CalDigit
Firmware Update Procedures for CalDigit Thunderbolt Devices in macOS 11.2 or above
Latest firmware versions: TS3 Plus: 44.1 (NOT required for TS3 Plus units purchased after November 2020) Element Hub: 30.3 (NOT
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