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Thunderbolt 2 adapter... they exist?

Hi there! I'm new here, sorry If I had to post first somewhere else.
I just switched to mac, I'm a semi-pro music producer and my audio interface that ran on my PC is not compatible anymore on mac (Since 2013), since I don't want to downgrade from High Sierra to El Capitan to make it run, I decided to just find another audio interface.
But the thing is that my MBP does NOT have at least 3 usb ports, it has 2 usb and 2 Thunderbolt 2 (mini display). So, I need to plug my mouse, my controller and my interface.
I started shopping when I realized two things: Thunderbolt interface are very expensive AND the is no Thunderbolt 2 to USB adapter!
I've searched all over the web for anything that do TB2 to USB and only found some super expensive dock and a chinese 100$ adapter. What the hell?

tl;dr : Does a Thunderbolt2 (mini display) to USB adapter exists?

Thanks a lot everyone!

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Why not use a USB hub for the mouse or

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perhaps a bluetooth mouse.


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Use BLUETOOTH for keyboard and mouse (I suggest getting the magic keyboard 2 and the magic mouse 2 off of eBay for like 80 to 100 bucks for both) then use the USB plugs for adapters and etc.

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