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Acer Spin 11 : What does this logo mean next to the USB-C port?

Hi,

 

I'm intrigued by that logo next to the USB-C port. I know about the line + 3 dots one (that's for power, though I've always been unsure if it's only power in or power in+out).

But what is the logo with the USB and what looks like a screen?

Is it to denote a video out function?

I thought Chromebooks can out put video through each USB-C port, and this logo in not present on the left side of the laptop.

I'm lost...

 

Thanks

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Line+dot = DC power, I believe it's to say that that port can be used for power in

 

As for the USB symbol with a box, never seen it

But probably to denote that it can do video out as you mentioned

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6 minutes ago, KyotoLolo said:

Hi,

 

I'm intrigued by that logo next to the USB-C port. I know about the line + 3 dots one (that's for power, though I've always been unsure if it's only power in or power in+out).

But what is the logo with the USB and what looks like a screen?

Is it to denote a video out function?

I thought Chromebooks can out put video through each USB-C port, and this logo in not present on the left side of the laptop.

I'm lost...

 

Thanks

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It's most likely handling charging, in addition to data just like current MacBooks. Interesting how it also seems to have a display like indicator on it as well. 

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1 hour ago, BlueChinchillaEatingDorito said:

It's most likely handling charging, in addition to data just like current MacBooks. Interesting how it also seems to have a display like indicator on it as well. 

The weird part is that the USB-C on the other side does output video+audio as well, but the symbol is absent.

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4 minutes ago, KyotoLolo said:

The weird part is that the USB-C on the other side does output video+audio as well, but the symbol is absent.

if only manufacturers start labelling things correctly, am i right?

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none atm

 

I hate Intel's pricing, Ryzen's weird quirks, Nvidia's pricing, and Radeon GPUs in general

 

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Products I like:

Spoiler

Sony Xperia Z1 / Z2 / 10 ii, Asus Strix 970 / 1070, Samsung SSD, WD HDD, Corsair PSUs (AX, RM, CX(grey)), GeForce GPU, NZXT N450/S340, be quiet! Coolers, G.Skill Trident RAM, Logitech M525, Logitech G440, Razer Deathadder Elite

 

Products I hate:

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Xperia Z3, XiaoMi 5c, Radeon GPUs, Razer Audio Products, any bloatwares

 

Companies I absolutely adore: (and hope it stays that way)

Spoiler

be quiet! - sent me AM4 mounting for my DRP3 even though it's way past the timeframe stated, no questions asked

Corsair - very good RMA experience, absolutely recommend

 

Companies I hate:

Spoiler

Nvidia, Intel, Apple, TMT (Thundermatch, a retailer)

 

Personal Blacklisted Companies:

Spoiler

Acer: shit tier quality products, shit tier customer service thus far, they "tried" to solve my issue but they arent really doing anything but delaying and delaying. (on-going case since July)

Gigabyte: horrible customer service (gigabyte had literally 0 customer service, asked me to go to retailer with NO WAY to email them about a question) but at least they fixed my shit in ONE MONTH (would probably take me 1 hour to fix if they let me email them)

XiaoMi Phones: built like a tank but the software is buggy as all hell

Seagate HDD: had too many dead seagate drives

Kingston SSD: 300V controller swap thingy

Razer (except their mouse)

 

Remember, just because I had good/bad experiences with these companies/product, doesn't mean you will have similar experiences too. I would still recommend these products if they made sense for your needs, but I'll add a disclaimer of my experience if it's relevant. Feel free to DM me asking why they are where they are.

 

 

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