Kensington Extends USB-C Product Line to Enhance the Professional’s Desktop Performance for Greater Productivity
New Docking Stations Optimize USB-C Connectivity and User Access to All Peripherals and Accessories, While Adapters Enable High-Quality Video Output
New York, NY, CE WEEK, June 23, 2016 – Kensington®, a worldwide leader of desktop computing and mobility solutions for IT, business and home office professionals, has expanded its line of USB-C products with three new docking stations and two new adapters that enable users to optimize the USB-C connectivity of their computers: SD4600P USB-C™ Universal Dock with Power, SD4500 USB-C™ Universal Dock, SD1500 USB-C™ Mobile Dock, CV4000H USB-C™ 4K HDMI Adapter, and CV2000V USB-C™ HD VGA Adapter. Kensington will showcase the new USB-C docks, adapters and more products at 2016 CE Week in New York, June 22 and 23, booth #204 in the Metropolitan Pavilion.
The wave of new products featuring USB-C ports will continue to grow as USB-C becomes the new standard in connectivity. With just one cable, the ports can perform multiple functions, from charging devices to transferring data at high speeds, syncing photos and music, and outputting 4K video. With the introduction of the new docks and adapters, Kensington helps users make a smooth transition to USB-C connectivity while enhancing their desktop performance.
“USB-C offers users a significant advantage by allowing them to power, charge, and sync with only one cable,” said Louie Yao, senior global product manager, Kensington. “Kensington recognizes the increasing importance of this type of convenient connectivity, which is reflected by the expansion of our USB-C line with five exciting new products that include USB-C ports.”
SD4500 USB-C™ Universal Dock — (K38230; SRP: $179.99)
The SD4500 USB-C Universal Dock works with Windows®, Mac OS® and Chrome OS™ devices. A single cable lets users quickly plug in their laptop and instantly access all their peripheral desktop accessories, including 4K video, input devices and data transfer. Zero Footprint mounting is ideal for workstations with limited space (mount sold separately). In addition, it is Thunderbolt™ 3 compatible so it can plug into devices featuring the Intel® technology.
SD4600P USB-C™ Universal Dock with Power — (K38231; SRP: $199.99)
The SD4600P USB-C Universal Dock with Power Delivery works with Windows®, Mac OS® and Chrome OS™ devices, allowing users to plug in a single cable that delivers 4K video, charges laptops and offers high-speed data transfer. Users get instant access to all their peripheral desktop accessories, and the Zero Footprint mounting makes it ideal for workstations with limited space (mount sold separately). The dock is Thunderbolt™ 3 compatible so it can plug into devices featuring the Intel® technology.
SD1500 USB-C™ Mobile Dock — (K33969; SRP:$89.99)
Designed for mobile professionals, the SD1500 USB-C™ Mobile Dock is ideal when business travelers need a productive desktop environment on the go. The dock allows a USB-C laptop to display video out to a 4K or 1080p HD monitor or projector, connect via Ethernet to a wired network and offers USB port expansion for a mouse, keyboard or memory device. The USB-C cable can be stowed neatly into the dock when it’s not in use, providing better mobility. The docking station is compatible with Windows, Mac OS and Chrome OS, as well as Thunderbolt™ 3 ports.
CV2000V USB-C™ HD VGA Adapter — (K33394; SRP: $39.99)
CV4000H USB-C™ 4K HDMI Adapter — (K33993; SRP:$44.99)
These professional-level video adapters allow users to extend their display to 1080p Full HD or 4K Ultra HD from their USB-C port. The adapters are ideal for desktop productivity expansion, or connecting to video equipment in a conference room for presentations. Both offer extend mode or mirror mode and are compatible with Thunderbolt™ 3 ports.
The SD1500 USB-C Mobile Dock and both USB-C adapters will be available mid-August. The SD4500 USB-C Universal Dock and SD4600P USB-C Universal Dock with Power are available to order immediately on Kensington.com.
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