Using Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 with Cambrionix products?

Can I use an Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adaptor with Cambrionix products? Yes, you can. If you have a Thunderbolt 2 host computer and a Thunderbolt 3 product from Cambrionix, you can use the adaptor to connect the two devices together – but since a Thunderbolt 2 host computer is only able to...
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Can I use an Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adaptor with Cambrionix products?

Yes, you can.

If you have a Thunderbolt 2 host computer and a Thunderbolt 3 product from Cambrionix, you can use the adaptor to connect the two devices together – but since a Thunderbolt 2 host computer is only able to offer 20Gbps data speed, the Cambrionix Thunderbolt 3 product will naturally operate slower.

Connecting a Thunderbolt 3 product to a Thunderbolt 2 host computer will make the Thunderbolt 3 product work at half the speed (20Gbps vs 40Gbps).

If you have a Thunderbolt 3 host computer and a Thunderbolt 2 product from Cambrionix, you can use the adaptor to connect the two devices together – but since a Thunderbolt 3 host computer is able to offer 40Gbps data speed, the Cambrionix Thunderbolt 2 product will operate at its standard 20Gbps data speed (Thunderbolt 2 only supports 20Gbps, whereas Thunderbolt 3 can support 20Gbps or 40Gbps depending on the host/cable type).

Connecting a Thunderbolt 2 product to a Thunderbolt 3 host computer does not make the Thunderbolt 2 product work faster. The Thunderbolt 2 product will simply work as expected.

So, yes, you can use the Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter with Cambrionix products and Thunderbolt 2 or Thunderbolt 3 host computers.

The adaptor can be purchased via the Apple website and the price is around £50.