Ben Boxer is a busy student always on the go, so naturally he has a MacBook setup. “One thing that is really important with any setup is speed and portability,” he said, “that is why everything here is driven off of a laptop.”
All of his gear is connected to a CalDigit TS3 Thunderbolt 3 Dock and it only takes one cord to plug it into his MacBook. He says he has 25 TB of storage connected to it.
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His MacBook is plugged into an eye-catching LG 34-inch UltraWide monitor, that rests on a VESA desk mount.
His MacBook is perched on a Bestand Laptop Cooling Stand. The laptop and monitor stands save him desk space and allows him to stows things underneath the laptop stand, including the Thunderbolt 3 Dock.
For peripherals, Boxer has an Apple Magic Keyboard and Trackpad. A Bestand Trackpad Case allows him to attach his Trackpad to his Keyboard into one solid unit. He also has the Logitech MX Master 3 mouse for work that requires fine control.
For audio, Boxer has a Cyber Acoustics CA-3908 2.1 Stereo Speaker System and a pair of Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Headphones. He has a handy Under-Desk Headphone Stand Mount by Elevation Lab to conveniently store his headphones. A Microamp by Behringer lets him split audio sources coming from different outputs.
Boxer goes full Inspector Gadget by having a UGreen SD Card Reader and a Sabrent 4-Port USB Hub attached to the side of desk. The Phillips Hue Ambiance Starter Kit illuminates this tech bonanza.
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- 2016 MacBook Pro ($2,179)
- LG 34-inch UltraWide Monitor ($1,537)
- VESA Single Monitor Desk Mount ($28)
- Bestand Aluminum Cooling Laptop Stand ($50)
- CalDigit TS3 Plus Thunderbolt 3 Dock ($240)
- Apple Magic Keyboard ($94)
- Apple Magic Trackpad 2 ($124)
- Bestand Stand for Magic Trackpad 2 ($30)
- Logitech MX Master 3 ($100)
- Sabrent 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub ($10)
- UGreen SD Card Reader ($11)
- Behringer Microamp HA400 4-Channel Stereo Headphone Amplifier ($75)
- Cyber Acoustics CA-3908 2.1 Stereo Speaker System ($90)
- Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones ($129)
- The Anchor Under-Desk Headphone Stand Mount by Elevation Lab ($12)
- Apple iPhone Lightning Dock ($49)
- Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance Starter Kit ($303)
Via: Ben Boxer
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