LandingZone: A Dock With All Of The Bells And Whistles For Your MacBook Air

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The LandingZone is a dock for the MacBook Air that boasts a Mini DisplayPort, 4 USB ports, an Ethernet port, and a handy clamp or managing cables and your power cord. There’s also support for the Kensington lock cords so you’re MacBook Air stays safe.

For $200, the LandingZone looks like a pretty solid docking station for your MacBook Air. The project on Kickstarter is needing to reach its $50,000 goal before shipping begins, and pledging right now guarantees you a unit when they roll off the production line.

LandingZone is a docking station for the MacBook Air.  We love the MacBook Air for its beauty and functionality.  The MacBook Air deserves a docking station that’s just as beautiful and functional.  So we designed one and we think it’s pretty cool.  We hope you agree.

  • Total of 4 USB 2.0 ports; no need to attach a separate USB hub
  • Built in 10/100T Ethernet port; no more dongles for the Ethernet or fumbling with the cable
  • Built in Mini DisplayPort capable of driving resolution up to 2560×1440
  • Built in locking port compatible with all the Kensington Locks; now you can secure your MacBook Air
  • Two models to support either the 11″ or 13″ version of the MacBook Air (2010 or later)
  • Beautifully designed and engineered for simplicity, elegance, reliability and functionality (patent pending)
  • Comes with US power adapter which accepts wide range of input voltage (100~240 Vac)

The dock works with the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air and the design keeps your laptop elevated to help with cooling.

The only major thing missing from the LandingZone is support for Apple’s Thunderbolt technology. Bummer.

You can visit the LandingZone website for more information. To pledge $140 for a guaranteed unit when the product becomes available, head over to the Kickstarter page.

(via WIRED)