Should this work with a Thinkpad laptop? Is it an active adapter or a passive one? Noriko April 02, 2021 22:17 Updated Follow A. It will work as long as your laptop supports DisplayPort over USB-C connection (Alt mode). Related articles What is the max resolution that this adapter is capable of? Quick Guide and Instructional Manual Type-C Compatibility Can you connect 2 external monitors using the HDMI and VGA port on the hub? Compatibility With Windows - PC (Adapters/Hubs) Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.