Belkin right now launched the newest era of its widespread Thunderbolt dock for Mac and PC bringing with it Thunderbolt 2 know-how and different improved specs. In complete, the new Thunderbolt dock will can help you join 8 separate units with help for daisy-chaining as much as a further 4 Thunderbolt units. Those are comparable specs to the primary era dock (now lowered to $199/$149), however a step up in efficiency with the quicker Thunderbolt 2. Belkin notes that the elevated bandwidth permits the new dock to supply superior picture high quality, with help for as much as 4K cinema decision:
Display the clearest image by way of both the HDMI or Thunderbolt 2 port at a decision of as much as 4K. The USB 3.zero ports open the power to cost smartphones, tablets and different larger amperage units, even when the host pc is asleep or not related to the dock. It additionally presents Thunderbolt 2 knowledge switch speeds of as much as 20Gbps, which is 2 occasions quicker than Thunderbolt, 4 occasions quicker than USB 3.zero and as much as 25 occasions quicker than FireWire® 800.
The new and improved Belkin Thunderbolt docking station packs in a complete of 8 ports together with two Thunderbolt 2 ports, 1 HDMI port, 3 USB 3.zero ports w/ charging, 1 audio out, 1 audio out (with mic help), 1 Gigabit Ethernet port, and naturally the AC/DC energy enter.
The new Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock is available to order from the corporate’s web site and is predicted to reach in Apple Stores this October for £249/$299 together with a 1 meter lengthy Thunderbolt cable. Other retailers will begin carrying the product in November. Of course the product requires a Mac (or PC) with a Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port. If you’re within the first era Belkin Thunderbolt dock, it’s now reduced to $199 on the company’s site or $149 on Amazon.com
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