Accell announced the official release of its new Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station with both US and EU power adapters. The advantages of a docking station are clear, so let us dive right into the features. With the power of Thunderbolt 3 and its 40Gbps, it’s sure to deliver.
You can connect a lot of things to Accell’s Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station. To start with, it has two USB 3.1 Gen.2 Type-A ports with 10Gbps bandwidth. On top of that, there are two normal USB 3.0 ports and a USB 3.0 with fast-charge functionality.
Network connectivity is offered via Gigabit Ethernet while the monitor output is provided in the form of a DisplayPort. Your microphone and earphones can be connected through the classic jack ports.
A second 4K monitor can be connected via USB-C and an adapter, allowing you to expand your display area even further. The docking station comes with two Thunderbolt 3 ports, allowing you to daisy-chain more devices to your host port.
Laptops capable of it can also be charged through the connection. The docking station can deliver 70W directly through the Thunderbolt 3 cable. A small but awesome feature which allows you to leave the charger for your laptop at home.
The Thunderbolt 3 Docking station is compatible with all Apple and Microsoft Windows Thunderbolt 3 enabled laptops. Accell’s Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station has been tested with and is compatible with the following devices: Dell XPS12, Dell XPS13, Dell XPS15, Dell Precision 5520, HP EliteBook x360 and the Apple MacBook Pro 2017.
The new Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station from Accell is available now for an MSRP of $399.99. At the time of this article, it’s available at a reduced introduction price of £349.99 through Accell’s website. For a limited time, you’re also able to get a USB-C to HDMI adapter with the purchase, free of charge. That offer runs until the 31st of October 2018.
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