Best Docking Station for Macbook Air 2018
Finally, Apple removed all legacy ports from MacBook Air and updated it with only two Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports, along with a headphone jack. Though USB-C has its prevailing advantages, its peripherals aren’t still common yet. Lucky for MacBook Pro USB-C models, there opens up a lot of peripherals options on the market. Docking station which has a variety of ports comes the first place. Here are some of best docking station for MacBook Air 2018 listed.
- OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock
The OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock is solid, well-built and easy to use. Noticeably, it has twelve different legacy ports including five USB-A 3.1 ports, Gigabit Ethernet, two TB3 ports, one miniDisplay port, one SD card reader, one audio out port and one analog audio in/out, retailing for $249 HERE.
- Satechi Aluminum Type-C Adapter
Made from aluminum, Satechi Type-C adapter provides power delivery to devices up to 49W and can provide Gigabit Ethernet port, one HDMI port for 4K video, three USB 3.0 ports as well as an SD and Micro SD card slots. Currently, it has two colors, silver and space gray, selling at $99.99 HERE.
- DockCase A1/A1s Sleeve w/ Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station
As the name itself suggests, DockCase A series is the combo of both a dock and case. While you are working on your MacBook Air, it becomes a handy dock with as many as 9 ports. And when you wish to carry around with the desired comfort, it perfectly gets into the role of the case. With this dock, you would not forget to bring essential dongles and this is what makes it stand out. If you’re a student, you will enjoy a 25% discount off the MSRP $129 HERE.
- DockCase P1 Adapter
If you don’t want to add on or take away from the aesthetics of your new MacBook Air but finding back the missing ports, DockCase P1 series suit to you, which doesn’t latch on to the Air’s body. Instead, it’s a simple add-on to the Air’s power brick. This simple feature serves a dual purpose, one is to add the functionality of USB-A, HDMI or QC 3.0 and the other is its ability to not only protect the power brick but also convert the brick into a portable charger. Right now, it’s available on Kickstarter, starting from $29. If you’re interested in, don’t miss the chance to grab one at its lowest price HERE.