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Get USB3 spoed between latest iMac & 12.9" iPad Pro?

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#1 Gospel


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Posted 07 February 2017 - 07:39 AM

I have a late-2015 4K retina iMac. I also have 12.9" iPad pro. I can fully charge this iPad in less than 3 hours (while in use!) via the Lightning to USB-C cable & Apple's 29W power wallwart.

Is there a way to get USB3 data speeds when syncing the iPad with the iMac? It has USB 3 ports. Is there a way to add USB-C to the iMac via an adapter/dock through the iMac's USB3 or Thunderbolt 2 ports?


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Posted 12 February 2017 - 09:09 AM

As far as I can tell from a little research is, MAYBE.  This seemed to have the best comparison I could find - https://www.cnet.com...nnect-them-all/


I am not at all clear about what speed is supported at the actual bus in the devices which I think it the limiting factor. 

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