CES 2019: Elgato Unveils Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock With Dual USB-C, Dual USB-A, Gigabit Ethernet, DisplayPort, and More

Elgato parent company Corsair at CES 2019 this week unveiled its new Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock. The dock connects to the latest MacBook Pro and MacBook Air with a single Thunderbolt 3 cable and provides a wide variety of additional I/O connectivity options, eliminating the need for multiple adapters.


The dock is equipped with two USB-C ports with transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s, two USB-A ports with transfer speeds up to 5 Gb/s, two Thunderbolt 3 ports with transfer speeds up to 40 Gb/s, one DisplayPort 1.2, one Gigabit Ethernet port, a 3.5mm headphone jack and audio output, and SD and microSD card readers.

The dock can drive a 5K external display at 60Hz over Thunderbolt, or two 4K external displays simultaneously, with one connected via DisplayPort and the other via Thunderbolt. 4K at 60Hz is also supported via HDMI 2.0 with an adapter.

The new Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock is available now for $349.99 from Amazon, Corsair, and select other retailers and distributors around the world.

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2 weeks ago
Gotta love this new MacBook Pro. You pay MORE for LESS ports and then pay even more to get them back through a dock.
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2 weeks ago

Am I dreaming is this the first dock to offer 4 USB-C ports (since two TB3 ports can double as USB-C)? Well, not counting LG's 5K monitor?


USB-C is merely the physical connector. TB3 is always USB-C.

Some USB-C ports carry USB 3.1 data, others TB3, others Displayport or HDMI, and many carry multiple modes. It's bit of a mess. The manufacturer says for this model, the two USB-C ports marked as TB3 support Thunderbolt 3 obviously, plus power, plus USB 3.1, plus DisplayPort (a common combination). Then there are the two other USB-C ports that are USB 3.1 only. So if you're interested in USB 3.1 Gen 2 data (10 Gb/s) you have 4 ports available total.



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Experts at pricing themselves out of the market... within 2 months Amazon will be flooded with knockoffs for $50


Doubt it. Find me a knockoff TB3 dock for under $100, please. I'm not sure there are any under $200 actually. USB-C docks with no TB3 do not count.
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2 weeks ago
Experts at pricing themselves out of the market... within 2 months Amazon will be flooded with knockoffs for $50
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2 weeks ago

Experts at pricing themselves out of the market... within 2 months Amazon will be flooded with knockoffs for $50

There are already $99 docks that use USB-C. I could maybe see $149 given the ports it offers, but $349 is insane.
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2 weeks ago
Just 1GbE ethernet?

Not exactly keeping up with the market.
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2 weeks ago
$350.
Yeah, right...
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2 weeks ago
LOL! $349 they are crazy for that just get a Macmini for a couple hundred dollars more. Oh wait the price of that also increased!! Damn you Apple!
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2 weeks ago

Experts at pricing themselves out of the market... within 2 months Amazon will be flooded with knockoffs for $50


Nope with TB3, unfortunately. Plain USB-C has nothing to do with the much faster TB3. And the Chinese cheap stuff are all USB-C only.
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2 weeks ago
After dropping 5,000 on a MacBook "Pro", the first thing I wanna do is drop another 400 on dongles.
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2 weeks ago
So wait. OWC has one, akitio has one and now this. They are all the same price point. I just want a dock so i dont have to reach behind my 5k monitor to plug in SD cards and everyone wants $300-350 to do it. And before you answer about the clip on one that looks stupid to me. Wouldnt mind having 2 tb3 ports for daisy reasons ,SDXC and charging for $200 or under
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