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[* black] And at the other end of the MacBook, it seems the USB-C hardware has also changed. The cable is now perma-fixed to the USB board.
[* black] And at the other end of the MacBook, it seems the USB-C hardware has also changed. The cable is now perma-fixed to the USB board.
[* black] ...Also, the silicon is new and moved from the cable itself to the USB board. Here's a comparison of the new USB-C hardware (top) with that of the 2015 Retina MacBook (bottom).
[* red] Parade Technologies PS8741A (likely an iteration of the [http://www.paradetech.com/products/usb-type-c-connectivity/ps8740/|PS8740|new_window=true] USB Type-C Redriving Switch)
[* red] Parade Technologies PS8741A (likely an iteration of the [http://www.paradetech.com/products/usb-type-c-connectivity/ps8740/|PS8740|new_window=true] USB Type-C Redriving Switch)
[* icon_note] This new USB and cable arrangement is one thing that's ''not'' compatible with previous Retina MacBooks.