Save up to $80 on CalDigit’s great Thunderbolt docks


CalDigit Thunderbolt 4 dock
CalDigit's 18-port Thunderbolt 4 dock can really expand a computer setup's connectivity.
Photo: CalDigit

Thunderbolt docks bristling with ports are great tools for connecting your Mac to displays and other peripherals in your computer setup. And right now you can get excellent deals at Amazon on well-reviewed 15-port CalDigit Thunderbolt 3 dock or — for blazing-fast connectivity — an 18-port Thunderbolt 4 dock.

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CalDigit Thunderbolt dock deals: Get up to $80 off Thunderbolt 4 and Thunderbolt 3 devices

CalDigit Thunderbolt Station 4

The latest and greatest dock from CalDigit is a Thunderbolt 4 station. Check out our guide about Thunderbolt versus USB-C connectivity.

The TS4 dock’s 98-watt power delivery is ideal for any Thunderbolt or USB-C host device, including larger-screen laptops that require plenty of power. A single cable will charge your laptop and connect 18 devices at once.

This dock sports an impressive 18 ports providing connectivity for even the most demanding workflows. Ports include a built-in DisplayPort 1.4 connector, a total of eight USB ports with full 10Gb/s performance. You also get SD and microSD 4.0 UHS-II graphics card readers, three Thunderbolt 4 (40Gb/s) ports, three audio ports, 2.5GbE and a security slot.

Display options

For macOS users, the dock can connect a single display up to 6K running at a 60Hz refresh rate. Users on M1 Pro and M1 Max can connect up to dual 6K 60Hz displays, while users on Intel based Macs can connect up to dual 4K 60Hz displays. Users on original M1 Macs are limited to a single display only. Windows users can connect up to dual 4K 60Hz monitors.

The TS4’s 2.5GbE port for data transfer is twice as fast as standard 1GbE, allowing users to connect to faster networks, routers and NAS devices. This port is fully backwards compatible with 1GbE devices.

The dock works with Thunderbolt 4, Thunderbolt 3, USB4, and USB-C computers. Those include M2, M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max, M1 Ultra, Intel-based Macs, Windows PCs and Chrome OS devices. It is also compatible with the new USB-C iPhone 15 and 15 Pro, and tablets including iPads and Windows tablets that feature Thunderbolt or USB-C.

You can pick up the CalDigit TS4 Thunderbolt 4 Dock for $80 off — $449.95 $399.95 (plus $30 off coupon for price of $369.95).

Where to buy: Amazon

CalDigit Thunderbolt Station 3 Plus

CalDigit Thunderbolt 3 dock
For many users, CalDigit’s TS3 dock is plenty.
Photo: CalDigit

For those who don’t need so much speed and power — and for those who want to spend less — the CalDigit TS3 Plus Thunderbolt 3 dock is a great device.

So the dock, which provides 87W charging, bristles with 15 ports. Port include two Thunderbolt 3 (40Gb/s), one DisplayPort 1.2, five USB-A and one USB-C 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gb/s), and one USB-C 3.1 Gen2 (10Gb/s data only). The dock also features Gigabit Ethernet, UHS-II SD graphics card slot (SD 4.0), optical audio (S/PDIF), and 3.5mm stereo audio. The dock’s sturdy aluminum construction provides a heat sink without a fan.

And you can connect up to two 4K@60Hz (4096 x 2160 30-bit color) monitors via DisplayPort and Thunderbolt 3/USB-C port. Or you can connect a single 5K@60Hz display via the Thunderbolt 3 port. (Note that M1 Macs cannot support dual display over Thunderbolt.)

You can nab CalDigit’s Thunderbolt 3 dock for $249.95 (apply $50 off coupon for price of $199.95).

Where to buy: Amazon

CalDigit TS4 Thunderbolt 4 Dock

The versatile dock features 18 ports and 98W charging. Ports: 3x Thunderbolt 4 40Gb/s, 5 x USB-A, 3 x USB-C (10Gb/s), 2.5GbE, single 8K or dual 6K 60Hz displays. Compatible with Mac, PC, Chrome via 0.8m cable.

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04/20/2024 01:58 am GMT


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