We think this is Australia's best Thunderbolt 3 Dock. Plug it in and you're off: there’s no freezing, no performance hit, no slowdowns. There is no issuew ith USB devices that drop off and reconnect. No rebooting needed and no crashing when plugged / unplugged.
There’s heaps of ports on this thing so if you need to connect a device, there is a good chance that there is a port on this dock that will allow you to. It is made out of a very hefty block of aluminium and it feels expensive and. The dock charges your Macbook or Windows laptop really well. With it's passive cooling thechnology (ie no fans) it is super quiet and does not get very warm. The space grey is a perfect match of Apple’s new products.
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15 Ports of Extreme Connectivity for Thunderbolt 3 Workflows
When it comes to port connectivity, more is definitely more! The Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus offers ultimate connectivity by adding a staggering 15 ports for any application. The options go beyond the conventional, helping Thunderbolt 3 users to not only expand their connectivity but also charge their laptops. The power of Thunderbolt 3 combined with CalDigit’s long history designing docking solutions has resulted in the most powerful Thunderbolt 3 dock available.
Who is the TS3 Plus for ?
The TS3 Plus is the ideal solution for Thunderbolt 3 Mac & PC users who need to connect multiple devices to their laptops such as SD Card Readers, USB hard drives, dual monitors, digital audio devices, Thunderbolt 3 components, and more.
In addition to all this, the TS3 Plus is the best option for both Mac and PC laptop charging. While other Thunderbolt 3 docks on the market can only charge one platform, CalDigit’s Thunderbolt 3 docks will provide up to 85W power delivery for both Mac and PC users.
With the TS3 Plus, a single Thunderbolt 3 port from your laptop expands to 15 ports! Power users need as many ports as they can get hold of and the TS3 Plus delivers on this promise. Whether you need multiple USB ports, dual 4K display connectivity, Digital Optical Audio out, or an SD Card Reader, the TS3 Plus packs everything into an incredibly compact unit. Don’t compromise on connectivity with the TS3 Plus!
7 USB Ports for Extreme Connectivity
With five USB 3.1 Type-A ports and two USB 3.1 Type-C ports, users have a total of seven ports to connect multiple USB devices to their ultra slim laptops. Featuring both front and rear USB ports, the TS3 Plus packs a large amount of connectivity into such a compact device. The rear Type-C port features USB 3.1 Gen. 2 (10Gb/s) which allows users to connect their ultra-fast SSD drives for incredible performance.
The only Thunderbolt 3 Dock with USB 3.1 Gen.2
CalDigit is the only manufacturer to offer a Thunderbolt 3 dock with USB 3.1 Gen.2 connectivity. All other docks on the market feature USB 3.1 Gen.1, which features 5Gb/s throughput. The TS3 Plus features one USB 3.1 Type-C Gen.2 port with 10Gb/s throughput. That is double the available performance from other Thunderbolt 3 docks.
Why would someone need USB 3.1 Gen.2? To put it simply, devices like high-performance SSDs require the full bandwidth of USB 3.1 Gen.2 in order to get full performance. While USB 3.1 Gen.1 ports can provide great performance, a Gen.2 port will get the maximum transfer speeds out of your high speed storage devices.
Thunderbolt 3 incorporates power delivery, allowing the TS3 Plus to charge Thunderbolt 3 laptops. Mac and PC users can put their laptop charger away and power their laptop through a single Thunderbolt 3 cable. The 85W power delivery will charge laptops in no time. Learn more about Laptop Charging.
Windows PC Charging
CalDigit is proud to offer one of the only docking solutions on the market that provides both Mac and PC charging. Traditional Thunderbolt 3 docks only offer Mac charging, and Windows users have been looking for a docking solution that not only expands their connectivity but also charges their laptop at the same time. The TS3 Plus provides this powerful functionality for both platforms.
5K or Dual 4K Displays
The TS3 Plus' extreme connectivity is not just confined to data as it can also achieve extreme visual fidelity. Users have the option to connect dual extended 4K 60Hz monitors or a single 5K 60Hz monitor. The versatile DisplayPort connector can be used to connect to any monitor through the use of a DisplayPort cable/adapter.
SD Card Reader
With the advent of digital media, transferring data from SD cards to computers has become an integral part of any project, especially digital photography and 4K videography. TS3 Plus’ SD card reaper supports SD 4.0 and UHS-II speeds with a maximum theoretical throughput of 312MB/s, which means that transferring data from SD, SDHC or SDXC cards will be done in no time. Why use a USB card reader when you can connect through the most powerful interface available, Thunderbolt 3!
Digital Optical Audio (S/PDIF)
When it comes to high quality audio playback, every audio enthusiast knows the benefits of using the best equipment to retain optimal audio signals in its purest state . The Digital Audio port allows users to connect directly to their amplifier, speakers, or home theatre receiver for a pure digital signal. You can playback high bit-rate audio files from the TS3 Plus on your stereo amplifier or hear every detail on your TV’s surround sound speakers. Audio from an external docking solution never sounded this good!
The extreme connectivity available through the TS3 Plus is only possible because of Thunderbolt 3’s unprecedented 40Gb/s throughput. Featuring 15 versatile ports that take productivity to the next level, the TS3 Plus has connectivity options for any advanced workflow. Pro users will be able to take advantage of the dual Thunderbolt 3 ports for adding multiple powerful devices into a Thunderbolt 3 daisy-chain.
1-Click Software & Apple SuperDrive
The TS3 Plus works alongside an additional software utility that allows Mac users to conveniently eject the storage devices connected to their TS3 Plus directly from their Mac’s menu bar without manually ejecting each drive. In addition, CalDigit is one of the only dock manufacturers to support the Apple SuperDrive when connected to the dock. This is because the SuperDrive requires more power from the USB ports and CalDigit’s optional Mac driver brings this functionality back!
Thunderbolt 3 Cable
CalDigit offers the TS3 Plus with an included 70 cm Thunderbolt 3 cable. CalDigit’s Thunderbolt 3 cables are high quality Intel and Apple Certified cables.
Horizontal or Vertical
The beauty of the TS3 Plus' design allows users to choose how the device is positioned on their desk. Traditionally, docks are only able to be used in a horizontal orientation. The TS3 Plus' design is flexible and can be used in either orientation.
Interface 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3 1 x DisplayPort 1.2 5 x USB 3.1 Type-A (Gen1-5Gbps) 2 x USB 3.1 Type-C (1 x Gen1-5Gbps)(1 x Gen2-10Gbps) 1 x SD Card Reader (SD 4.0 UHS-II) 1 x Digital Optical Audio (S/PDIF) 1 x Gigabit Ethernet 1 x Analog Audio In (Stereo) 1 x Analog Audio Out (Stereo)
Power Supply Adapter AC Input : 100V-240V ~50Hz/60Hz DC Output: 20V/9.0A, 180WEnvironment Ambient Temp: 0 oC ~ 70 oCPower Delivery(Laptop Charging) 85W*
System Requirements Thunderbolt™ 3 Computers MacOS 10.12 or later Windows 8, 8.1, 10 or laterMax. Video Resolution Thunderbolt™ 3: 5120 x 2880 60Hz DisplayPort : 4096 x 2160 60Hz
S/PDIF Output Sample Rates: 44.1K/48K/88.2K/96KHz Supports Bit Length: 16/24 bits
In the Box 1 x CalDigit TS3 Plus 1 x Power Adapter 1 x Power Cord (Optional) 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 Cable 0.7m Compliance FCC, CE, VCCI, KC, RCM, RoHS
DisplayPort, Ethernet, Thunderbolt 3 (40Gb/s), USB 3.1, USB-C
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