The about $299 OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock has five USB 3.1 gen 1 ports, and all the others.
Also, its 135-watt power supply can charge the 2016 MacBook Pro at 60 watts even if there is full power draw on all its ports while charging. The Apple charger brick can be set aside as a spare.
OWC WINS NAB 2017 BEST OF SHOW AWARD
FOR THUNDERBOLT 3 DOCK WITH 13 PORTS
Most Powerful OWC Connectivity Solution at the Fastest Speeds for Laptops & Other Devices for Business & Creative Professionals
Woodstock, IL, May 3, 2017 – OWC, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, announced today that the OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock has won the NAB 2017 Best of Show Award presented by NewBay Media’s Video Edge. With an amazing 13 ports, the OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock brings exceptional connectivity through a single Thunderbolt 3 cable, delivering unprecedented power and speed to laptops and other devices.
Best of NAB 2017 Awards Given for Innovation, Feature Set, Cost Efficiency, & Performance
The NAB 2017 Best of Show Awards are selected based on innovation, feature set, cost efficiency and performance in serving the industry. Thunderbolt 3 Dock was chosen because of its exceptional flexibility, connectivity with 13 ports, bandwidth of up to 40Gbps, with the capability to power the new 2016 MacBook Pro -- with an elegant industrial design. For creative and business professionals concerned with the limited port options on new Thunderbolt 3-equipped Macs or PCs, the OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock is the ideal solution for connecting a wide variety of existing and future devices, including external hard drives, webcams, audio interfaces, Ultra HD displays, wired networks, and more.
“We are excited to receive the Best of Show Award recognizing the OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock,” said Larry O'Connor, Founder and CEO of OWC. “We feel that this new dock is the best expansion solution we’ve ever made, offering the incredible speed of Thunderbolt 3 technology coupled with 13 ports of connectivity, perfect for getting the most out of your laptop and all of the devices that keep your work and life powered and connected.”