Over the past few months, I’ve taken a look at a number of Thunderbolt 3 docks that all hit the market around the same time, including models from OWC, CalDigit, Belkin, and Kensington. There’s at least one more major player in the market, so today I’m sharing my thoughts on Elgato’s $300 Thunderbolt 3 Dock. Elgato’s dock has a lot in common with many of its competitors, including a slim horizontal design of brushed aluminum and plastic, an array of ports for expanding the capabilities of your Thunderbolt 3-equipped Mac, and more.
The dock looks nice on a desk, with a black matte plastic front and back wrapped by a brushed aluminum [...]
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Earlier this week, Kensington launched its entry into the Thunderbolt 3 dock market with its SD5000T Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station, an enterprise-focused accessory that incorporates a couple of unique features in the form of a Kensington lock slot and the ability to mount the dock to the rear of VESA-compatible displays for „Zero Footprint Mounting“ with a separate bracket accessory.
I’ve since had a chance to spend some time with the SD5000T, so I’ve been able to test it out to see how it stacks up against the competition.
The dock arrived in a plain white box with a product label on it, which Kensington tells me is the B2B packaging. [...]
We’ve already taken a look at several of the Thunderbolt 3 docks all coming to the market right around the same time, and popular enterprise accessory company Kensington is getting into the mix today with the launch of the SD5000T Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station, the company’s first foray into Thunderbolt peripherals. Priced at $349.99, Kensington’s dock is similar to many of the other options on the market with a horizontal design and an array of ports, as well as a full 85 watts of charging power to support even the 15-inch MacBook Pro over a single-cable connection.
The SD5000T offers a number of port options, including dual Thunderbolt 3 ports to [...]