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Maplin USB 3.1 Type A to C Adapter - Black


About this product


  • USB Type A to C 0.15 metre adapter
  • Ideal for converting a standard USB A plug into a USB C
  • USB version 3.1 for ultra fast transfers, charging and streaming of your devices

Product overview

  • USB Type A to C 0.15 metre adapter
  • Ideal for converting a standard USB A plug into a USB C
  • USB version 3.1 for ultra fast transfers, charging and streaming of your devices
  • The compact USB Type C connector is reversible – so you can plug it in either way
  • Three amps maximum load capacity
  • Five year warranty included for peace of mind (proof of purchase required)

Connect your devices
This Maplin adapter will allow you to convert a USB 3.1 USB A connection directly into a USB-C connection. This means that you can convert a standard USB A plug into a USB C plug and connect it directly into a new USB C socket on a laptop, desktop, Mac or power supply. This enables you to keep using your existing cables between two generations of technology (USB A and USB C) on your devices.

Long-lasting materials
This USB Adapter is part of the Maplin range of cables, which features premium construction and specifications, with market-leading cable technology. Maplin cables are constructed from hard-wearing materials. All Maplin cables are quality assured, with a five year warranty across the range.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I wanted. I bought a Dell XPS15 laptop and was sorry to realize that I had two high-speed USB ports and one high-speed one that I wouldn't have much use for. This adapter does the job: it just lies out 14cm from the PC and gives me a third high-speed USB port.
Date published: 2017-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from worked out the box Helped me resolve why my expensive Dell Multipurpose USB-C dongle was not working - USB controller filed and this device sved me having to buy another
Date published: 2017-09-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Did not last long I sued this with my new Macbook Pro. After intermittent use over the past 3 months, it now doesn't work.
Date published: 2018-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It works I'm using for less than a week with Macbook Pro + iPhone 7 + Xcode. It works.
Date published: 2018-01-09
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Type A to C


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Package Contents:

1x USB 3.1 C(M) to A(F) Adapter

Product Specifications


Operating Specifications

Max Data Transfer Rate:

5 Gbps

Could i connect my smart phone directly into printer/scanner . And print photos from my phone?

Asked by: Iang
This would not work.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2018-01-30

Would this work for connecting a Dualshock 4 PS4 controller to a MacBook Pro with thunderbolt 3 ports?

Asked by: TomD
Sorry that feature is not supported on this product.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-11-28

Is this suitable for ADB? Plugging my phone into a computer?

Asked by: Chris
Yes this would be fine
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-10-28

Is this cable compatible with Android Auto?

Asked by: KevR
Yes as long as your device supports it.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-09-02

What's the supported maximal current (Amps)?

Asked by: Burt Not Reynolds
These support up to 5A dependent on the voltage.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-08-30

Does this support the 3 amp charge like the usb 3 version u list!

Asked by: Haqo
Yes, I am pleased to advise the item will support this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-11-15

Does this cable support fast charging?

Asked by: Gary
Yes this cable supports fast charging.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-10-18

Does this cable have a 56k ohm resistor to protect the USB-A device from the USB-C device pulling too much current?

Asked by: Terry
No this cable has no built in 56k ohm resistor.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-07-19
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