Elgato Thunderbolt™ Dock: Connect everything with one cable

San Francisco, California – April 3, 2014 — Elgato today introduced Thunderbolt™ Dock, the most convenient solution to connect all of your devices to your MacBook or Ultrabook. With just one Thunderbolt cable, hook up your computer to your display, wired network connection, a headset, and your high-speed peripherals. Elgato Thunderbolt™ Dock comes in an aluminium enclosure that complements the silver design of Apple’s notebooks. It offers two Thunderbolt ports, three USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, Gigabit Ethernet, and Audio In/Out.

Elgato Thunderbolt™ Dock is available exclusively from the Apple Online Store (www.store.apple.com/uk) and Apple Retail Stores for a suggested retail price of £189.95 GBP, including an Elgato Thunderbolt™ Cable.

One cable for your displays, devices, network, and sound

Elgato Thunderbolt Dock offers a second Thunderbolt port to extend the versatility of Thunderbolt even further. Connect an Apple Thunderbolt™ Display or Mini DisplayPort monitor, high-speed peripherals such as the Elgato Thunderbolt™ Drive+, add a Thunderbolt to FireWire adapter, or even another Elgato Thunderbolt™ Dock.
Three additional SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports assure that all of your devices are connected when you need them, including USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 peripherals.
Wired network connections are faster and more reliable than any Wi-Fi, and with Elgato Thunderbolt™ Dock’s RJ45 port, you can tap into the full performance of Gigabit Ethernet. 
If you’re looking for a display that trumps all others in size, Elgato Thunderbolt Dock has you covered. The built-in HDMI port can support resolutions up to 2560x1600 pixels. 
Separate microphone input and audio output ports enable you to simultaneously connect your headphones and a microphone.

One click to unplug

The free Elgato Thunderbolt™ Dock Utility adds even more features. It installs a Status Menu that makes it easy to eject all storage devices at once and see at a glance when it’s safe to unplug your Elgato Thunderbolt™ Dock. Once installed, the utility also enables high-power USB support. Unlike a traditional USB hub, your Elgato Thunderbolt™ Dock will charge your iPad, boost your iPhone charge, enable you to use your Apple SuperDrive, or connect additional bus-powered devices to your Apple Keyboard.

Highlights

-        Connect everything to your MacBook or Ultrabook at once

-        Two Thunderbolt ports: extended Thunderbolt versatility

-        Built-in HDMI port: directly connect a display of your choice

-        Built-in Gigabit Ethernet: enjoy increased network performance

-        Three USB 3.0 ports: simultaneously connect all of your devices

-        High-power USB support: Charge your iPad, or use an Apple USB SuperDrive

-        Separate microphone input and audio output

-        Elgato Thunderbolt™ Dock Utility: Eject all external drives at once

Pricing & Availability

Elgato Thunderbolt™ Dock is available exclusively from the Apple Online Store (www.store.apple.com/uk) and Apple Retail Stores for a suggested retail price of £189.95 GBP, including an Elgato Thunderbolt™ Cable (the suggested retail price for a version that does not include a cable is £179.95 GBP). The Elgato Thunderbolt™ Dock Utility is a free download at http://www.elgato.com/support.

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About Elgato


Elgato offers industry-leading TV and video solutions for the Mac, PC, iPhone and iPad. With an extensive selection of TV tuners and its award-winning EyeTV software, Elgato offers a complete range of solutions to watch and record TV and HDTV. Elgato’s video products enable high-quality video recording and conversion for gamers, consumers and professionals alike. Furthermore, Elgato offers the world’s first truly portable high-speed drive featuring Thunderbolt technology. Elgato is privately held with offices in Munich, Germany and San Francisco, California.

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