Belkin USA announced the launch of the Thunderbolt 3 Dock Core docking station. According to the manufacturer, this is the first Thunderbolt 3 dock with dual power, and that is capable of receiving power from a laptop or from an AC adapter.
Like other similar devices, Thunderbolt 3 Dock Core through the use of Thunderbolt3 interface provide an ultra-fast data transfer speeds up to 40Gbps allows you to connect several peripheral devices to a compatible laptop with a single cable. The tethered 6-inch Thunderbolt 3 cable connects multiple peripherals to your laptop, with ports for monitors, mice, keyboards, speakers, hard drives, and more.
In the dock description, support for two 4K monitors with a refresh rate of 60 Hz or a single 8K monitor is noted. To do this, there is one output of DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.0. In addition, the device configuration includes Gigabit Ethernet, USB-C PD, USB-A 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) and USB-A 2.0 ports, as well as microphone and headphone jacks.
Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Dock Core pre-order has already been started via Amazon.com for $169.99 and shipping will begin on July 2, 2020.
Features and ports:
- 40 Gbps transfer rates
- 60 W power upstream charging
- Dual 4K 60Hz (or one 8K) monitor support
- One tethered Thunderbolt 3 cable to connect to a Thunderbolt 3 laptop
- One USB-C PD port
- One DisplayPort 1.4 connects to high-resolution monitors and displays
- One HDMI 2.0 port
- One 1 Gb Ethernet port for a reliable, hardwired ethernet connection
- Audio In/Out ports for mic and speaker support
- One USB-A 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) port
- One USB-A 2.0 port
Last week, Anker has introduced the new Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station that allows a notebook to be charged with just one cable with up to 85 watts and expanded by 13 connections. Up to three screens can be connected, four USB-A ports are on board as well as Ethernet and an SD card reader.