Thunderbolt 2 Docking Station / Mfr. No.: Gtd720
Thunderbolt™ 2 Docking Station
IOGEAR's Thunderbolt 2 Docking Station brings the connectivity of a desktop to your Macbook, Ultrabook, or other Thunderbolt 2 enabled devices. With its thoughtful design and ultra-sleek stainless steel body casing, the GTD720 allows you to connect up to 10 devices including dual displays* so that you don't have to be restricted by the standard ports on your portable device. Thunderbolt™ 2 technology allows data transfer at an astounding 20Gbps, so that you can optimize your perfect workspace at blazing fast speeds.
Versatility for the Multitasker
This versatile docking station connects to your device via a single Thunderbolt cable making connecting and disconnecting hassle-free. The GTD720 features three USB 3.0 ports, a gigabit Ethernet port for access to a wired network connection, an HDMI port, and two Thunderbolt™ 2 ports capable of daisy-chaining up to six devices. A dedicated front-facing USB fast-charging port can charge your handheld devices even when your computer is turned off or completely disconnected -so you’ll never have to turn on your computer just to charge your phone, tablet, or other device again. The front-facing optical line-in/line-out ports provide 5.1 digital audio editing and playback capabilities. All ports have been strategically placed on the dock's body to minimize visual clutter and maximize convenience, making multitasking almost effortless.
The GTD720 is a connectivity powerhouse. With ultra-high speed bandwidth expansion and a data transfer rate of up to 20Gbps, the GTD720 will allow you to transfer data 4 times faster than USB 3.0, 40 times faster than USB 2.0 and 25 times faster than Firewire 800! With that kind of speed, you can transfer full-length HD videos in a matter of minutes. IOGEAR's Thunderbolt 2 Docking Station also supports 4K cinema resolution so you can discover the remarkable visual experience of 4K Ultra HD (UHD). The GTD720 has everything you need to knock down any connectivity obstacle in your way so you can build the ultimate workstation setup.
Transfer Files with Thunderbolt Gateway™
IOGEAR's Thunderbolt Gateway™ is a file transfer software especially designed to work with the GTD720 docking station. Thunderbolt Gateway makes file transfers from your storage device to computer, or vice versa, easy and seamless with its intuitive user interface. You can transfer single or multiples files at a time at blazing fast speeds with the power of Thunderbolt 2. Best of all, it’s free to download at www.iogear.com
*Note about dual displays: At least one display has to be Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 technology-ready. For displays that are not Thunderbolt technology-ready, the Thunderbolt port is backwards compatible with Mini DisplayPort. The dock supports either HDMI or Mini DisplayPort, but not both. The dock supports only one display at 4K cinema resolution.
- Operates at a rate of up to 20Gbps with Thunderbolt™ 2*
- Ultra-high speed bandwidth expansion for 4 times faster data transfer than USB 3.0, 40 times faster than USB 2.0 and 25 times faster than FireWire 800
- Supports 4K (UHD) video output and high-speed file transfer simultaneously
- Supports dual displays for HDMI and Thunderbolt display monitors
- Ability to connect up to 8 devices directly to the dock and daisy chain up to 4 additional Thunderbolt devices (5 total)
- Dedicated USB charging port for tablets or smartphones
- Optical audio line-in/line-out port provides 5.1 digital audio editing and playback capabilities
- * Only systems that include Thunderbolt 2 can take advantage of the 20Gbps transfer speed