Now, you can easily connect to a Gigabit network through the USB-Câ„˘ or Thunderboltâ„˘ 3 port on your laptop or desktop computer, and add connectivity for an additional USB (Type-A) peripheral device. It's a great companion for your MacBook, Chromebook Pixelâ„˘, Dellâ„˘ XPS 12, Dell Latitude 12 7000 Series 2-in-1 or other devices. Powerful Gigabit network connections The USB-C network adapter supports full Gigabit bandwidth by harnessing the performance of USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps). Native driver support makes installation easy Get up and running quickly. Simply plug the adapter into the USB Type-Câ„˘ port on your laptop and connect to your network. The network adapter chipset provides native driver support in Chrome OSâ„˘ and WindowsÂ® 8.1, and supports Mac OSX (10.10) with driver installation. Trouble-free connections through USB-Type-C The USB-C connector is smaller and easier to use than previous USB connectors. It's a reversible plug so you can connect to your devices with either side facing up, without frustration or the risk of port damage. With a compact design, this USB-C network adapter is as portable as your laptop, perfect for ultra-portable devices that have a USB-C port, such as the MacBook and Chromebook Pixelâ„˘. The network adapter is bus-powered which makes it easy to connect when you're on the go. Additional connectivity with an extra USB 3.1 port Some computers with USB Type-C only offer one port for external connectivity. This Ethernet adapter features a built-in USB Type-A port, giving you the freedom to attach an additional peripheral device, such as a USB mouse. The US1GC301AU is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.