Use this sleek aluminum converter to add a Gb Ethernet port to your MacBook, Chromebook or laptop with USB Type-C. Now, you can easily connect to a Gigabit network through the USB-C? port on your laptop. This Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) network adapter delivers reliable network connections - without even having to install drivers. Its sleek silver design looks great with your MacBook, and any laptop or Chromebook? with a similar look. It's also compatible with Thunderbolt? 3 ports. Sleek design with easy portability Engineered with a high-quality aluminum housing in a silver finish, the network adapter is the perfect companion for your MacBook, and any laptop or Chromebook? with a similar color finish. Compact and portable, this USB network adapter is the ideal laptop accessory. You don't have to carry a power adapter with you to use it because it's powered directly from the host USB port. Native driver support makes installation easy Get up and running quickly. Simply plug the adapter into the USB-C port on your laptop and connect to your network. The adapter chipset provides native driver support in Chrome OS?, Mac OS 10.10, WindowsÂ¶Â¸ 8.1. Powerful Gigabit network connections The USB Type-C? network adapter supports full Gigabit bandwidth by harnessing the performance of USB 3.0, also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps). It's a reversible plug so you can connect to your devices with either side facing up. You can insert the cable the right way every time - without frustration or the risk of port damage. The US1GC30A is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.