Should this work with a Thinkpad laptop? Is it an active adapter or a passive one? Noriko July 04, 2018 08:37 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? Drivers Quick Guide Can the Type-C port be used to output video or data transfer? What is the max pass-through wattage for the Type-C Port? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.