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Kensington Expands Industry-Leading Portfolio of Docking Stations

Kensington®, the worldwide leader of desktop computing and mobility solutions for IT, business, and home office professionals and The Professionals’ Choice, today announced the expansion of their industry-leading portfolio of docking and connectivity products with the launch of three new feature-rich docking stations.

The new docking stations, which allow users to instantly turn a laptop computer into a complete workstation through a single USB or Thunderbolt 3 cable, each provide 100 watts of power delivery to quickly and simply charge devices with higher power requirements such as the newer MacBook Pro. The new docking stations include:

The Ultimate Hybrid Docking Station for USB-C and USB-A Equipped Laptops – The SD4780P enables users to choose between two HDMI 2.0 and two DP 1.2 ++ ports to provide Ultra High Definition video to up to two 4K monitors @ 60Hz, eliminating the need for cumbersome adapters. Compatible with Windows, macOS and Chrome OS, the Thunderbolt 3-compatible SD4780P delivers speeds up to 10Gbps on the front USB-C and USB-A ports and up to 5Gbps on the four rear USB-A ports.

The Top-of-the-Line USB-C Driverless Dock for USB-C Enabled Windows OS Laptops – The SD4850P delivers 10Gbps data transfer speeds over the USB-C connection and features a 13-in-1 design that includes six USB ports and a built-in UHS II SD 4.0 memory card reader, eliminating the need for additional adapters and accessories. Dual 4K video support is provided through two DisplayPort++ 1.4 ports, a USB-C Alt Mode port and one HDMI 2.0 port, and a dynamic 4K switch allows the user to toggle between modes to prioritize resolution over USB, Ethernet and SD card speeds.

The Ultimate Docking Station for Maximum Productivity on Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C Equipped Laptops – The SD5600T, which works with Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C laptops running Windows or MacOS, is a plug-and-play solution that enables the transfer of data, video and audio at speeds up to 40Gbps when used with Thunderbolt 3 laptops and speeds up to 10Gbps on USB-C 3.2 Gen2 laptops. The universal docking station incorporates 15 ports, including one USB-C and six USB-A ports and built-in SD and micro SD card readers to maximize productivity and minimize the need for additional adapters. Equipped with two DisplayPort 1.2 ports and two HDMI 2.0 ports, the SD5600T provides single or dual 4K video output @60Hz for Thunderbolt 3 enabled devices.

All three Kensington docks are covered by a three-year warranty and support the free Kensington DockWorks software which allows users to seamlessly, effortlessly and reliably optimize the docking station’s capabilities.

Kensington’s ProConcierge Program provides organizations with assistance in identifying a docking solution for their unique workplace environment and enables to try the dock before buying, with no obligation to purchase. ProConcierge provides organizations with a risk-free opportunity to experience for themselves the production-enhancing benefits delivered by Kensington’s docking solutions.

Resources

Kensington’s full docking station line: www.Kensington.com/c/products/device-docking-connectivity-products/laptop-docks-usb-accessories

Kensington’s product finder tool to find the best solution for your needs: www.Kensington.com/product-finder/docking-stations/

Kensington’s ProConcierge Program for businesses to try before buying: www.Kensington.com/programs/proconcierge/

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About Kensington

Kensington is a leading provider of desktop and mobile device accessories, trusted by IT, educators, business, and home office professionals around the world for more than 35 years. Kensington strives to anticipate the needs and challenges of the ever-evolving workplace and craft professional-tier award-winning solutions for organizations committed to providing peak professionals the tools they need to thrive. The company prides itself as The Professionals’ Choice, and on its core values surrounding design, quality, and support.

In office and mobile environments, Kensington’s extensive portfolio of award-winning products provides trusted security, desktop productivity innovations, and ergonomic well-being.

Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Kensington is the inventor and worldwide leader in laptop security locks. Kensington is a division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), one of the world’s largest designers, marketers, and manufacturers of branded business, academic, and consumer products, sold in more than 100 countries across the globe.

Kensington is a registered trademark of ACCO Brands. Kensington The Professionals’ Choice is a trademark of ACCO Brands. All other registered and unregistered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

© 2020 Kensington Computer Products Group, a division of ACCO Brands. All rights reserved.

Contacts

Ken Hagihara, APR, Fellow PRSA
Media Relations Representative for Kensington
(949) 768-4423 x101
[email protected]

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