The Plugable USBC-E1000 is an easy way to gain wired gigabit network speeds on your new MacBook Retina, MacBook Air (2018), MacBook Pro, Dell XPS, Chromebook, and many other upcoming Mac, Linux, and Windows systems with USB Type-C (USB-C) connectors. Enjoy faster HD video streaming, gaming, web browsing, local network throughput and more.
Compatible with USB Type-C (USB-C) MacBooks, MacBook Air, MacBook Pros, Dell XPS 9350 / 9360 / 9370 / 9550 / 9560, ChromeBook Pixel 2015, and upcoming USB-C Ultrabooks and Tablets.
Plug into any USB-C (USB-C) enabled Mac, Linux, or Windows hosted Gigabit Ethernet network. Tested with "iperf" (network benchmark utility) at over 800Mbps real-world throughput. Also works on 10/100 Ethernet networks at their native speeds.
Compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 and newer, including BootCamp. Linux kernels 3.9 and later include driver (3.8 and earlier require rebuild of kernel module from source). Signed 32/64-bit drivers for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, and 7.
Not compatible with ARM-based Windows RT systems (MS Surface, Asus ASUS VivoTab RT). Not compatible with Android tablets, Tivo Series 2, Wii or other non-PC/Mac platforms.
This product is NOT a solution for connecting a USB device like a printer to a network.
Upgrade USB Type-C (USB-C)/Thunderbolt 3 systems and devices like the MacBook Retina, MacBook Pro, Dell XPS 9350 / 9360 / 9370 / 9550 / 9560, and Chromebook Pixel 2015 to wired gigabit network speeds. For USB Type-A (USB-A) systems see our USB3-E1000 instead. Works in tablet-mode with Nintendo Switch.
Automatic driver installation via Windows Update on Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 and XP. macOS/OS X driver download available for 10.6 and nwer (system restart required). Functionality built into Linux kernel from 3.9 onward (compile required for 2.6-3.8). Compatible with Nintendo Switch in tablet/handheld mode.
Limited Android compatibility. Android users, please confirm if your phone or tablet is compatible (has drivers for the ASIX AX88179 chipset) before purchase. Not compatible with ARM-based Microsoft Windows RT systems.
Supports 4K Jumbo Frames, IPv4/IPv6 checksum offload engine, crossover detection and auto-correction, TCP large send offload and IEEE 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet.
We love our Plugable products and hope you will too. All of our products are backed with a 1-year limited parts and labor warranty and Seattle-based email support.