January 16, 2017
New products are designed to expand performance and connectivity of latest generation PCs with Thunderbolt 3 port.
Lockbourne, OH - January 12, 2017 - StarTech.com has announced a new line of Thunderbolt 3 products that are fully compatible and designed for the latest generation of PCs with Thunderbolt 3 ports including Windows PCs and the new Apple MacBook Pro™. StarTech.com will be releasing Thunderbolt 3 docking stations with power delivery, a series of display adapters and other exciting new products that will support both Windows and macOS platforms.
The new line of Thunderbolt 3 docking stations provide multiple options in solutions to meet a variety of user needs. The docks take advantage of the advanced performance capabilities of the Thunderbolt 3-based MacBook Pro, while providing USB 3.0 and Ethernet ports still required for many applications.
The first dock (SKU: TB3DKDPMAW) is a model that provides dual-4K video output and ports for connecting additional devices. An alternate version of the dual-4K dock (SKU: TB3DK2DPPD), offers power delivery for powering and charging a MacBook Pro and Thunderbolt 3 enabled laptops. For the more advanced user and to meet the demands of future laptops, an enhanced dock (SKU: TB3DOCK2DPPD) will be available, offering more ports and power for charging.
For the user who works with graphic intensive applications, a seamless solution to connect to 4K or 5K high resolution displays is necessary as Thunderbolt 3 becomes the industry-standard for HD videos and graphics. StarTech.com’s new Thunderbolt 3 to DisplayPort adapter (SKU: TB32DP2T) provides the unique feature of connecting to a single 5K display or dual-4K displays via DisplayPort cables. An HDMI® version of the adapter (SKU: TB32HD4K60) will also be available, providing dual-4K output to HDMI specific monitors. These adapters provide astonishing resolutions for the most graphic demanding applications, all while maintaining a powerful and smooth video performance.
“For the first time, one computer port connects to Thunderbolt™ devices, every display, and billions of USB devices,” said Jason Ziller, Director of Thunderbolt Marketing at Intel. “Products like StarTech.com’s dual 4K Thunderbolt 3 docks and display adapters help highlight what Thunderbolt™ 3 makes possible.”
StarTech.com’s new Thunderbolt 3 products will be available at CDW, Amazon.com, Newegg.com, PC Connection, and Insight and will be distributed by Ingram Micro, SYNNEX, Tech Data, D&H and ASI.
About Thunderbolt 3
Thunderbolt 3 brings Thunderbolt to USB-C at speeds up to 40Gbps, creating one compact port that does it all - delivering the fastest, most versatile connection to any dock, display, or data device. For the first time, one computer port connects to Thunderbolt devices, every display, and billions of USB devices. A single cable now provides four times the data and twice the video bandwidth of any other cable, while also supplying power.