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Insignia™ - USB Type-C to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter - White-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 179 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    So Finally

    Posted
    Tachine
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    After messing around for a couple of weeks with other USB-C to Gigabit ethernet adapters, including high-end powered and unpowered hubs, I finally have a simple, plug and play, ethernet adapter for my 2018 MacBook Pro that just works. Yes, I plugged it in. And it worked. There were no "drivers" to download and install, no step-by-step network configurations, no tech troubleshooting and waiting for a support response because my Macbook could not "recognize' the other adapters. None of that. I plugged this Insignia adapter in and it IMMEDIATELY connected my MacBook Pro computer to my router via DHCP. I couldn't be happier after all the frustration I experienced with the other, much more expensive, adapters. The Apple tech at Best Buy was kind enough to check online to make sure this adapter wouldn't need a driver and he was on point. He was able to tell me that Apple itself doesn't make one of these specific adapters themselves, which is a bit weird, but also very helpful information. This is an excellent USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter. It just works. Right out of the box.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Thank goodness for this USB-C to Ethernet adapter!

    Posted
    cboater
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    My Internet became unstable. Was the problem from the router or the modem or the DSL line? I needed a direct connection between my laptop and my modem to troubleshoot the problems AND to re-set the modem. This $30 "accessory" from Best Buy worked as well as an Ethernet card inside a computer. My new laptop came without an Ethernet port so this accessory was the only thing allowing me to check my modem's function with certainty. Without it, I could never have convinced my ISP that my Internet instability was on their end, not mine. Thank you, Best Buy, for another great product.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Watch out for the "Proprieties" of some laptops

    Posted
    Timba
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    I've tried this make/model/version in five (5) different Lenovo 720's. None of them worked. I pulled out my own Lenovo 730 and it worked well. Try to do some searching for an adapter designed and tested for your particular brand and model of laptop/tablet/2in1. It appears Best Buy only carries this one adapter. I ended up ordering another brand (Cable Matters) online elsewhere and if worked flawlessly.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Product worked as advertised

    Posted
    flygoing
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    Had no issues with the product delivering internet to my Dell XPS 9560 on either Windows or Ubuntu. I no longer use the product because my USB-C port is normally occupied by my docking station, which has ethernet built in, but this product is great for anyone that doesn't need a heavy duty (and expensive!) docking station.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works flawlessly

    Posted
    Dave
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    I have gigabit fiber and while wireless is fast, I get a fraction of the speed I would like. I use wireless (AC mostly) but in my office, where my fiber modem is, I'm able to hook up directly to my router. Since my Mac doesn't have an Ethernet port, I purchased this adaptor. It's plug and play (once you enable the Ethernet port in network setting.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works for Macs

    Posted
    sjdreyes
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    Bought this for a new MacBook Pro. The new MacBooks don't have Ethernet jacks, in which I needed in order to connect to the network at my office. I bought this so that I could connect and everything worked. One thing I wish is that it could of been a little cheaper. It doesn't do much and the price I paid seemed a little steep.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works great

    Posted
    KB4MTO
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    I was setting up a new network with my MacBook Pro. 90% of the configuration is done wirelessly. However, the initial configuration needs to be done with an actual connection. This adapter works perfectly. I plugged it in and it was instantly recognized and available. I keep this adapter in my bag everywhere I go.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    It works!

    Posted
    Junebugsy
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    I did not realize that my new laptop did not have an ethernet port until after I got it home and hunted for a place to plug my ethernet cable into. Went to Best Buy and bought this adapter and now have wired connectivity. It works just as it is supposed to and I would definitely recommend this product.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Works great till it Dies

    Posted
    TBacon
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    It lasted less than 30 days. I'm sure it's just a defective unit, but still, it died after my return window. Now I'm stuck going through insignia's channels to get a replacement. Maybe I'll stop by a Best Buy store and make my case....but then again it's only a $30 adapter.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Outstanding help for a PC challenged senior.

    Posted
    Mike
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    After introducing many errors while trying to load software in a new laptop, Your technicians cleaned all faulty software installs off the laptop and returned it to out-the-door factory specs. After finishing some recommended instruction reading I got it right (I think).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product for a great price

    Posted
    sunspower
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    Are you wanting to make the most of your internet connection? Plug right into the cable modem or access point with a category 6 cable and this cost-effective solution from Insignia. The USB Type-C adapter will fit your newer iMac, iMac Pro, MacBook Pro/Air or iPad Pro just fine.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A must have

    Posted
    JimB829
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    Not sure why Apple took Ethernet out of MacBooks - to gain real estate for other things? But this is a must have, especially if you need to use migration assistant to move data from older Mac to newer MacBook or tie newer MacBook into router, printer Ethernet ports.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Not good for smartphones

    Posted
    j0tar0shima
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    I picked this up specifically to download game files on my phone after the initial install in the Google Play Store. Not only did it somehow work as bad as wifi, but it drained the battery on my Samsung Galaxy Note 9 within two hours.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Average

    Posted
    Rickaaeee
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    Tested this with wired and normal WiFi and felt like I was getting the same speed. Didn’t felt any faster being connected to wire. But I’m not an expert so I’m not too sure. So I return this product because I didn’t feel like it was worth it. 3 star based on my opinion.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works like a charm

    Posted
    GeR2
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    Not much to tell about this ethernet adapter, other than it works exactly as advertised. It is truly plug and play. I didn't have to install any drivers. Windows 10 recognized it, the moment I connected it to the USB-C port. I would recommend it to anyone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A must have

    Posted
    Lily
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    This adapter is exactly what I needed. My WiFi signal at my house can be pretty weak sometimes but using this Ethernet adapter helped in those situations where I needed files to be downloaded faster. I recommend this Ethernet adapter if WiFi signal is not the strongest in your house.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Product

    Posted
    Ednar
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    This small adapter does a superb job of providing an Ethernet connection through a Type C USB. I tried other more expensive adapters with additional ports and they would not work.However this little gem worked immediately with no problems.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great little Adapter

    Posted
    TomF
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    Bought this adapter because I was tired of using the Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter and then a Thunderbolt to Ethernet. This plugs right up and works great. Great feature to have the link and activity lights as well.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    essential to check internet speed

    Posted
    Lawdawg
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    When you need to check the speed of your internet connection independent of your router you need an ethernet connection. As MacBooks have only a type c USB port, an adapter is needed for a direct connection to your modem.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works great!

    Posted
    Brad
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    I have needed to use this several times with my MacBook Pro. It works great and I have never had a problem with it. It does get pretty warm while using it, but so do all of the other brands that I have tried.

    I would recommend this to a friend