Targus is a name that may be familiar to you if you’ve shopped around for bags, cases, docking stations, and other computer peripherals. If you happened to catch up on all the new launches at CES this year, you may have noticed that Targus announced its versatile docking station, the Targus Thunderbolt 3 at the event. If you work in a design studio or video agency, you’ll find great value in this docking station. Here’s more.
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Why Buy the Targus Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station
- Delivers power up to 85W.
- Supports dual display.
- Delivers crisp, clear images at resolutions up to 4096 x 2160.
- Works on most platforms, including macOS, Windows, and Linux.
- Compact design, reducing desktop clutter.
Targus Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station
The Targus Thunderbolt 3 DV4K Docking Station ( model number DOCK220USZ) is a versatile docking station that works with most platforms including the Mac, Linux and Windows. It is also provides dual extended display video support with power up to 85W. And it lets users enjoy high speeds and 4K-sharp resolutions no matter where they are.
The Thunderbolt 3 has a compact design, taking up minimal desk space. A rubber-padded bottom gives it the required grip to keep the dock securely fastened in one place. The dock also sports an ultraviolet LED light to indicate when it is on.
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The DV4K comes with 1 USB-C port to accommodate a mouse, keyboard, or external drive. 2 USB 3.0 ports are for charging your smartphone, tablet, or other devices. 2x Audio In/Out Ports let you listen to music or use an integrated mic with ease.
It also has dual DisplayPort and HDMI ports that support dual DisplayPort monitors or dual HDMI monitors, or a mix of the two. The result is, you create a high-performance dual monitor workstation with crisp, clear images at resolutions up to 4K.
Ideal for Creative Pros
The Targus Thunderbolt 3 DV4K is well suited for creative professionals working in graphics departments, video-editing agencies, and photography studios. Animators and CAD and CAM users will also find great value in the DV4K. That’s because the docking station is compatible with most laptop brands and connects dual 4K monitors at 60hz.
Unlike the New Griffin USB-C Docking Station, the Targus ThunderBolt 3 Docking Station is on the more expensive side, at $349.99. If you are a creative professional who needs to connect to dual, extended displays on any Thunderbolt 3 or USB Type-C host device and charge your laptop, the Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station from Targus might be just what you need.