Other World Computing (OWC) today announced the upcoming accessibility of its brand-new Thunderbolt 2 dock. The OWC Thunderbolt 2 dock includes twelve ports, enabling the connection of around 78 direct and daisy-chained devices with a single Thunderbolt connection.
Designed with Apple equipment looks, the dock is compatible with Thunderbolt-equipped Macs in both form and function. Available expansion connections consist of 2 Thunderbolt 2 ports, 5 USB 3.0 ports, 3.5 mm sound in/out and one port each for Firewire 800 devices, Gigabit Ethernet, and HDMI 1.4 b with assistance for 4K screens.
The OWC Thunderbolt 2 dock compares favorably with Belkin’s Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD, which debuted previously this year. Just like OWC’s most recent providing, Belkin’s $299 growth dock consists of 2 Thunderbolt 2 ports, one HDMI port and one Gigabit Ethernet connection. It additionally provides 2 sound out ports and 3 USB 3.0 ports as compared to 5 for OWC.The OWC Thunderbolt 2 dock is offered now for pre-order with a cost of$249 and an expected ship day of very early December.