5 Recommended Docking Stations for Microsoft Surface Pro

5 Recommended Docking Stations for Microsoft Surface Pro

Picture 1. Docking station.

A docking station that has good quality can help you turn your Surface Pro device into a complete workstation in a practical way. In addition, you can use this docking station easily anytime and anywhere just by connecting all the accessories you need to the docking station.

When choosing a docking station for your Surface Pro device, there are a few things you should consider. Examples are your usage activities, whether you use a docking station to support work activities, play games, or other activities.

There are so many brands of docking stations that have been widely spread in the online and offline market which are claimed to promise unrivaled performance. However, not each of them is able to provide services according to your activity allowance needs.

Well, so you don't buy the wrong one, Zapplerepair in this article will discuss 5 Docking Station recommendations for Microsoft Surface Pro. Check out the full explanation below!


1. Kensington SD4900P Triple 4K Display Docking Station


There are several reasons why this docking station is at the top of our list of the best-recommended docking stations for Surface Pro devices. One of them is, the Kensington SD4900P Triple 4K Display presents an elegant design and the availability of several complete port functions to support your needs.

This docking station is equipped with a 3-in-1 card reader that can easily read standard SD cards (SD 4.0 to UHS-II), smartphone Micro SD cards (SD 3.0, up to UHS-I), and DSLR camera CF cards ( v6.0 up to UDMA 7) without any issues.

In addition, this device is accompanied by a 1-meter long USB-C cable which offers an uninterrupted connection with your Surface Pro device.

Speaking of power output, 135W is used for charging the 60W laptop (provided the Surface Pro device accepts Power Delivery) plus power for all the accessories it can connect to.

Regarding the USB ports, you'll find one USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 port (10 Gbps, 9V/2A charging), one USB-A 3.1 Gen 2 port (10 Gbps, 5V/2.4A fast charging), and four USB-A 3.1 Gen 1 ports (5Gbps charging, 5V/0.9A).

The Kensington SD4900P Triple 4K Display docking station is priced at US$ 447 or around 611,46 SGD. You can get it on the Amazon site or buy it directly on the official Kensington website. Even though the price is quite high, this docking station offers the best quality so it's worth it to have one of these.


2. Microsoft Surface Dock 2



The next is Microsoft's own docking station product. Microsoft Surface Dock 2 complements the previously released Microsoft Surface Dock series.

The Microsoft Surface Dock 2 is a masterpiece that can instantly turn your Surface Pro into a desktop PC with incredible performance.

All you need to do to use this docking station is to connect your Surface pro with the supplied cable and you will be able to charge the device instantly while getting access to a list of peripheral devices like mouse, keyboard, and so on at the same time.

Talking about USB ports and other available features, you will find two front-facing USB-C ports, two rear-facing USB-C ports (Gen 2), two rear-facing USB-A ports, an audio in/out jack. 3.5mm out, 1 gigabit Ethernet, and Security lock support.

You can get the Microsoft Surface Dock 2 Docking Station at a price of US $ 260 or around 355,66 SGD through the official Microsoft website.


3. Microsoft USB-C Travel Hub

If you are one of those people who travel a lot but while staying connected to your favorite gadgets including your Surface pro, this docking station should be at the top of your buying list.

This docking station is specially designed for workstations that are often used while traveling. The Microsoft USB-C Travel Hub features one USB-C port with continuous charging and 1 USB-A port (3.2 /Gen 2).

This docking station works with VGA (without working simultaneously with HDMI) and brings HDMI 2.0 with the ability to output video quality of 4K at 60Hz.

The only problem found with this docking station is that it doesn't support laptop charging. However, if you want a docking station that is lightweight and practical, especially for use on your next long trip.

Microsoft has priced the Microsoft USB-C Travel Hub at a relatively inexpensive price on their official website, only for US$ 74 or around 101,23 SGD.


4. WAVLINK USB 3.0 and USB C Universal Laptop Docking Station

If budget is a big constraint in your search for the best docking station for your Surface Pro device, then the WAVLINK USB 3.0 and USB C Universal Laptop Docking Station are the right choices for you.

This docking station is equipped with a built-in HDMI and a power-packed DVI output that offers a resolution of up to 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz.

In addition, the HDMI port supports resolutions up to 2560 × 1440 @ 50Hz with just one HDMI display. You will also find DVI to VGA and DVI to HDMI adapters in this docking station kit which allows for increased flexibility in its use.

Furthermore, the WAVLINK USB 3.0 and USB C Universal Laptop Docking Station offers a Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet port, which offers seamless wired network connections.

Discussing port availability, this docking station uses 4 USB 2.0 ports to facilitate connection with USB 2.0 devices such as keyboards, mice, printers, and so on.

In addition, you will also find 2 USB 3.0 ports that offer super-fast transfer speeds of up to 5 Gbps and 900 mA of power simultaneously.


5. Microsoft Surface Dock (Pd9-00003)

Then the last recommendation came back from Microsoft. Microsoft Surface Dock (Pd9-00003) is widely used because of its good adaptability and compatibility with all Surface Pro devices.

For port availability, this docking station device features 2 mini display ports, a Gigabit Ethernet port, 4 USB 3.0 ports, and an audio out port.

One package of this docking station device is equipped with a magnetic connecting cable. Therefore, with this docking station, you can easily turn your Surface Pro device into a compact desktop PC by simply connecting them to each other.

There is only one downside of the Microsoft Surface Dock (Pd9-00003). Namely, you will not find charging facilities with this docking station. However, with the quality of performance that is claimed to be used throughout the day, of course, the Microsoft Surface Dock (Pd9-00003) deserves a place on the list of the best docking stations for Surface Pro according to Zapplerepair.

You can get this docking station created by Microsoft through the Amazon site by spending US$ 132 or it will be around 180,56 SGD.


So that's the explanation of the 5 Docking Station Recommendations for the Zapplerepair version of Microsoft Surface Pro. So, are you interested in buying? Hope this article helps!


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