Best Docking Stations for your Laptop – From Thunderbolt to USB and Type-C

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Laptops that are coming to market like MacBook Pro and Surface Pro have skimp down on ports. With their sleeker designs, you might end up needing a few extra ports. Surely, You want to have the best experience with your laptop and with a universal dock, you can attach your system to multiple devices and a wide variety of peripherals with extra USB ports. At times you need to connect your all devices in a single port and for that, you need a USB-C Docking Station. What more? It will also keep your devices well-charged. So if you are planning to buy a new docking station for your laptop here is a list of the best available options.

Plugable Thunderbolt 3 Dock

Pluggable’ thunderbolt 3 docking station provides high-performance expansion of your Thunderbolt 3-enabled Mac or compatible Windows Thunderbolt 3 system. It also provides 60-watt power to charge the host. Its massive 40Gbps bandwidth allows you to run your high-resolution display connected through the dock at the full native performance of your system and you can also access your wired network and existing USB peripherals. The dock provides a combined analog audio input and output jack for connecting stereo headphone and microphone. Its Vertical position saves space and also has a removable stand that allows the unit to be placed horizontally. Certainly, it can make your workplace more productive.

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StarTech.com USB-C Multiport Adapter

This USB-C multiple adapters turn your laptop into a powerful workstation. It lets you add 4K Ultra HD HDMI video output, two USB 3.0 Type-A ports, one Gigabit Ethernet port, and one SD card reader slot through your laptop’s USB-C port. You can also use your laptop’s USB-C power adapter to power both the multiport adapter and your laptop simultaneously. This USB-C multiple port adapter makes it easy to create a dual-monitor workstation. The adapter also features an SD Card reader so that you can access all your multimedia content. Its Gigabit Ethernet port allows wired network access to places with limited Wi-Fi.

Kyerivs USB C Hub Adapter

Kyerivs USB C Hub has a sleek minimalist design with the aluminum-alloy surface. USB C Hub provides USB power delivery. It provides wide compatibility and is designed for your 2016/2017/2018 MacBook Pro including 13” and 15” models, also compatible with Google Chromebook Pixel, Dell, Asus, HP, Lenovo, and other Type C laptops. USB C Hub is a practical accessory that caters your all needs. It provides 1 USB-C port, 1*HDMI output, 2*USB3.0 ports, 1*TF(Micro SD) card slot, and 1*SD card slot. It is such a practical accessory. The USB C hub is easy to use with no hassle of software, driver, or complicated installation. It can also transfer data with the speed of 40Gb/s.

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Plugable USB 3.0 Universal Laptop Docking Station

This USB 3.0 universal laptop docking station will upgrade your laptop, desktop, or Windows tablet. It can connect up to two additional monitors and nine accessories through a single USB cable. It includes the latest drivers for the compatibility with Windows 10 and earlier. The docking station features two graphics ports with VGA adapter for extending your Windows desktop to external monitors. Also includes a Gigabit Ethernet port, audio input/output, two USB 3.0 ports, and four USB 2.0 ports. Indeed a very useful accessory for you to utilize and turn your laptop into a workstation.

Diamond Multimedia Ultra Dock Dual Video USB 3.0/2.0 Universal Docking Station

The Diamond Ultra docking station enables multiple USB ports to be connected with your laptop. It provides an array of connectivity capability to your device. The docking station enables multiple USB devices to your MacBook, NoteBook, laptop or desktop. You can have access to large screen, stereo speakers, external hard devices and much more. With its HDMI, DVI and VGA ports you can connect multiple monitors to this Ultra Docking Station and can enjoy dual video in high definition Resolution. It provides a Gigabit Ethernet port for your workplace with limited Wi-Fi. Certainly, you can create a super-workstation with the help of this docking station.

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WAVLINK USB 3.0 & USB C

Wavlink’s USB-3 docking station allows you the connectivity to other devices.  With its 4 USB 3.0, and 2 x USB-C 3.1 port support you can easily achieve 5Gbps transmission speed. Its Gigabit Ethernet coming with RJ-45 port over 10/100/1000Mbps speed, you can quickly download large files, stream movies, and more. Its HDMI and DVI/VGA adapter, the dock provides multi-monitor productivity. The docking station offers one charging port, that can charge your iPhone or other smartphones.

Kensington K33972US Universal USB3.0

Kensington’s Universal USB-3 docking station provides all that you need to upgrade your workstation. With its Dual Video HDMI & DVI/VGA, 6 USB Ports, Gigabit Ethernet, you can connect your devices to this single docking station and share your desktop on multiple screens. Its clone mode allows you to replicate the same content on your secondary display as you do on your laptop screen. You can have easy access to all your peripherals. The dock’s two USB ports allow super-speed data transfer of up to 5 Gbps.

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