Using a single USB Type-C port on your laptop, output HDMI video and charge the laptop. This USB-C™ to HDMI adapter lets you connect your laptop or MacBook with USB Type-C™ to an HDMI display. The video adapter features USB Power Delivery, which enables you to power your laptop while you're outputting video to an HDMI display.USB Type-C is a universal connectivity standard that combines all of your essential functions into one dynamic port. This adapter works with USB-C devices that pass a DisplayPort video signal, such as the MacBook and Chromebook Pixel™. It's also compatible with Thunderbolt™ 3 ports.Charges your laptopUnlike some video adapters that take up your laptop's USB-C charge port while you're outputting video and prevent you from charging your computer, this video adapter supports USB Power Delivery and features an additional USB-C port. This means you can charge your laptop, even while outputting video, by simply connecting the laptop's power adapter to the additional port. It's the perfect solution for laptops that only have a single USB-C port.Promotes portabilityThis USB Type-C video adapter maximizes portability with a lightweight, small-footprint design. It's the perfect accessory to carry with your MacBook or Chromebook, fitting easily into your laptop bag or carrying case. Its ultra-portable design makes this adapter perfect for BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) applications at the office.Connects easilyThis adapter lets you utilize the versatile USB Type-C port on your portable device. USB Type-C is a reversible connector, so no matter how you plug it in, the adapter will always connect, saving you the hassle and embarrassment of struggling with your device when you're trying to deliver a presentation or sharing information.Maintains astonishing picture qualityAt four times the resolution of high-definition 1080p, you'll be amazed at the picture quality of a 4K monitor or television. The adapter lets you harness the video capabilities that are built into your USB Type-C connection to deliver the astonishing quality of Ultra HD to your 4K display. 4K resolution gives you additional screen space to simplify your approach to detailed work such as editing video and viewing large spreadsheets.Even if you're not running 4K, the adapter supports high-definition 1080p and lower resolutions, which gives you peace of mind in knowing that this adapter will comfortably work with any HDMI video display you come across.The CDP2HDUCP is backed by a 2-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support.