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Belkin Announces Availability of Thunderbolt™ Express Dock

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  • ThunderboltTM Express Dock allows for seamless data transfers, high-definition (HD) display, and instant access to desktop peripherals using just one cable
  • Eliminates the need to plug and unplug multiple desktop peripherals

(Rushden, UK) - 1 May, 2013 - Belkin today announced the availability of the ThunderboltTM Express Dock, a sleek, compact, cable-clutter-free dock for Mac computers with ThunderboltTM ports. Belkin's ThunderboltTM Express Dock is the only solution that is equipped with two ThunderboltTM ports, allowing users to daisy-chain up to five additional ThunderboltTM high-speed devices while maintaining maximum throughput and granting instant access to multiple desktop devices with one cable. It maintains the portability of your laptop by eliminating the constant need to plug and unplug numerous desktop peripherals.

Designed to be an easy and powerful way to increase productivity and take advantage of ThunderboltTM technology, Belkin's ThunderboltTM Express Dock allows creative professionals the ability to edit films in full HD 1080p, and transfer volumes of data in seconds at bidirectional 10Gbps channels. That is up to 20 times faster than with USB 2.0 and up to 12 times faster than with FireWire 800*. The ThunderboltTM Express Dock uses a single high-speed connection to create ultrafast data transfers between your laptop and up to eight other devices, including FireWire, Ethernet, USB, and enables users to daisy-chain up to five additional ThunderboltTM devices. The Dock provides a much-needed solution that creates a cleaner, faster, more productive workspace and reliable connectivity to desktop devices and the Internet.

Belkin ThunderboltTM Express Dock (F4U055) - £299.00/349.00

  • Instant access to up to 8 desktop devices with one cable
  • Cable-clutter-free design for a cleaner workstation
  • 2 ThunderboltTM ports (1 upstream, 1 downstream for daisy-chaining up to 5 additional ThunderboltTM devices)
  • 3 USB 3.0 ports
  • 1 FireWire 800 port
  • 1 Gigabit Ethernet port
  • 1 3.5mm audio-out port
  • 1 3.5mm audio-in port

Click here for a video overview of ThunderboltTM Express Dock features.


Belkin's ThunderboltTM Express Dock is available now from belkin.com/uk and will be available at select retailers from the end of May.

ThunderboltTM and the ThunderboltTM logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

About Belkin

At Belkin, we are inspired by people. With more than 200 patents, Belkin invents products that harness the power of technology to enrich people's lives. From wireless home networking and entertainment, to mobile accessories, energy management, and a broad USB and cable mix, Belkin products connect the dots between people and technology. Belkin also provides public and private sector organizations with high-quality security, infrastructure, energy, and server-room solutions. A privately held company founded in 1983, Belkin has more than 1,200 employees in 25 countries. Headquartered in Playa Vista, California, Belkin can also be found on the web at Belkin.com/uk, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Belkin.UK and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Belkin_UK.