The light and portable QNAP QNA-UC5G1T USB 3.0 to 5GbE adapter provides the ability to add an extra network port to your computer or QNAP NAS. Supporting 5GbE/ 2.5GbE/ 1GbE/ 100MbE connections, the QNA-UC5G1T is especially useful for laptops that lack native Ethernet connectivity.Add a 5GbE Ethernet port to your laptopTo make thinner and lighter laptops, some manufacturers tend to omit Ethernet ports. With the QNA-UC5G1T you can upgrade your laptop to support 5GbE RJ45 Ethernet connectivity and take advantage of high-speed network connections.Add extra Ethernet ports to your NASThe QNA-UC5G1T provides a quick and easy way to expand the network connectivity of your QNAP NAS. You can connect multiple QNA-UC5G1T adapters to your NAS and manage them alongside other network ports in the Network & Virtual Switch app.Build a high-speed Intranet in your office or studioQNAP provide a wide range of network devices to assist business and home users with upgrading their network infrastructure to meet growing bandwidth requirements. The QNA-UC5G1T can be coupled with other devices, including a QNAP 10GbE switch, to create a budget-friendly high-speed network environment for improving the performance of various work and entertainment applications.Effortless setupSimply connect a QNA-UC5G1T adapter to your computer using the included USB 3.0 Type-C to Type-A cable (a Type-C to Type-C cable - sold separately - can also be used) and connect the adapter to a 10GbE/ 5GbE/ 2.5G/ 1GbE-capable switch (e.g. QNAP 10GbE switch), NAS, or other device using a RJ45 LAN cable.