Press Release

Kanex Introduces Line of Multifaceted USB-C Cables and Adapters

Line Includes Cables for USB-C Charging and HDMI Applications As Well As Multimedia-Charging, Mini, and HDMI Adapters; Far-Reaching Compatibility Includes Thunderbolt 3

BREA, Calif., April 25, 2017 -- Kanex, an innovative leader in connectivity solutions for Apple, iOS, PC, and Android devices, is introducing a complete line of USB-C cables and adapters that are suitable for a variety of applications and are compatible with a wide-ranging list of devices, including Thunderbolt-enabled computers, assorted MacBooks and MacBook Pros, HP Spectre, Dell XPS, Google Chromebook Pixel, USB-C ready computers, 4K and HD-ready monitors, displays, and TVs.

Each comes with a one-year limited warranty.
"Our new line of USB-C connectivity solutions is made with our customers' varied needs in mind," stated Andrew Truong of Kanex. "As technology introduces new USB-C devices, our Kanex line of USB-C cables and adapters will serve as a much needed bridge between the old, the current, and the new."

The new line of Kanex USB-C cables and adapters includes:

Kanex USB-C to USB 2.0 Charging Cable
An extra-long 12-feet cable that is ideal anywhere some extra range is needed. It charges USB-C devices with a current USB charger and includes a reversible USB-C connector on one end. Connects to most USB wall or car chargers. USB-IF certified to meet all USB 2.0 specifications.

Item #: K181-1173-BK12F; MSRP: $19.95; Available: May 5.

Kanex USB-C Charging Cable
With up to 5A of power output, this convenient cable quickly and safely charges a USB-C MacBook. Simply plug the other end into a USB-C wall charger. Available in convenient 6-foot length and with reversible connector. Compatible with Thunderbolt 3. USB-IF certified to meet all USB 2.0 specifications.

Item #: K181-1147-BK6F; MSRP: $19.95; Available: May 19.

Kanex USB-C to HDMI Cable with 4K Support
This new Kanex cable lets users project their MacBook screen onto a 4K HDTV or HD display to show movies, TV shows, and photos in full-HD with multi-channel digital-audio output. Features a reversible connector, and plug-and-play design with no adapter or converter needed. Available in six-and-a-half foot (2m) and sixteen-foot (5m) lengths.

Item #: K173-1148-BK6F and K173-1149-BK15F; MSRP: $44.95 (6'), $59.95 (16'); Available: April 25.

Kanex Premium Mini Adapter – USB-C to USB 3.0
This new Kanex adapter – our smallest adapter ever! – allows users to continue using their current USB devices (e.g., iPhone charging cable, hard drive or printer) with their new USB-C-enabled computer. Now users can access information from their USB 3.0 hard drives and other devices. It features transfer speeds of up to 5GBps, and backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1. Ultra-portable, it's an ideal travel companion. A premium metallic brushed-aluminum finish matches perfectly with a MacBook.

Item #: K181-1170-SG; MSRP: $19.95; Available: May 19.

Kanex Premium USB-C to HDMI 4K Adapter for MacBook
This Kanex adapter allows users to project their MacBook screen onto a larger 4K HDTV or HD display, where they can view their favorite movies, TV shows, and photos in full HD with multi-channel digital-audio output. The premium brushed-aluminum finish and DuraBraid™ nylon-fiber encased cable add durability and style, matching perfectly with a MacBook. Compatible with Thunderbolt 3. Designed for ultimate quality and portability, it's an ideal travel companion.

Item #: K181-1155-SG4I; MSRP: $39.95; Available: May 24.

Kanex USB-C Multimedia Charging Adapter for MacBook
Users can add an HDMI port and USB port to their USB-C MacBook, allowing them to mirror or extend their desktop onto an external TV or monitor. It features plug-and-play capability, data transfer speeds of up to 5GBps, and a compact, portable design. Pass-thru charging capability allows a MacBook to charge while connected to the hub. Lightweight and compact, it was designed to go anywhere the user goes. Space gray brushed-aluminum housing is durable and looks great with Apple devices.

Item #: K181-1041-SG4I; MSRP: $49.95; Available: May 31.

Kanex 4-Port USB Charging Hub with USB-C for MacBook
This new Kanex charging hub adds four USB ports to a USB-C MacBook, while simultaneously charging. Users can connect existing peripherals – i.e., printers, hard drives, mouse or flash drive – and charge and sync their iPhone. It features plug-and-play capability and data transfer speeds of up to 5GBps. Lightweight and compact, it was designed to go anywhere a user needs it. The brushed-aluminum housing is durable and looks great with Apple devices.

Item #: K181-1042-SG4I; MSRP: 49.95; Available: May 31.

Availability

New Kanex USB-C cables and adapters are available on dates shown above at www.kanex.com.