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LandingZone Unveils Docking Station for the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

The LandingZone Docking Station for MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has 16 ports. (Source: LandingZone)
The LandingZone Docking Station for MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has 16 ports. (Source: LandingZone)
LandingZone has released its new Docking Station for 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros with Touch Bar. Although not Thunderbolt-enabled, it brings with it 16 ports that will keep most users happy.
Sanjiv Sathiah,

Silicon Valley-based company LandingZone has unveiled its new Docking Station for the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros with Touch Bar. The company includes engineers and designers who have worked with Apple, IDEO and Samsung, all of whom had a hand in getting its new docks to market. With a massive 16 ports, it completely eliminates the need for dongles while providing users with plenty of connectivity options.

Apple's latest MacBook Pros come with only four USB-C ports. As such, it can be annoying to add a dongle for each peripheral that you might want to use while we all wait for USB-C peripherals to become more common. The LandingZone Docking Station addresses these shortcomings with 16 ports and other features:

  • 3 USB 3.1 Type-C Ports (Data Only / No Video)
  • 2 USB 3.1 Type-A Ports (Data Only)
  • 1 USB 3.1 Type-A Port (Data & 1.5A High Speed Charging)
  • USB Type-C Passthrough Port
  • HDMI Port (3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz)
  • Mini DisplayPort & HDMI Port (3840 x 2160 @ 60Hz)
  • Gigabit Ethernet Port
  • SD Card Slot
  • Micro SD Card Slot
  • Two-way Audio Port
  • Built-in Kensington Security Slot compatible with all the Kensington Laptop Locks (sold separately) to secure the MacBook
  • 3-Color LED Status Indicator Light
  • 96W LandingZone Power Adapter to charge the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and power the docking station

Although the The LandingZone Docking Station omits Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, it keeps a port free on either side of your MacBook Pro, so you can still add Thunderbolt 3 peripherals should you choose. It is retailing for US$299 on the company's website with an Education Discount available for eligible students.

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Sanjiv Sathiah, 2017-11- 2 (Update: 2017-11- 2)
Sanjiv Sathiah
I have been tech-obsessed from the time my father introduced me to my first computer, an Apple ][. Since then, I have grown to enjoy exploring and experimenting with any computing platform that I can get my hands on – I am the definitive early adopter! I have always been interested in how we can use technology to shape and improve our lives, most recently using it to record, mix and master my debut record, Acuity – Nature | Nurture out now on Spotify.