Computer peripherals institution Kensington will motorboat a caller Thunderbolt 4 and USB4 HUB adjacent week connected November 1, pinch nan Kensington SD5800T:
The motorboat value is $299.
As immoderate of you whitethorn admit by nan design, nan SD5800T exemplary is nan successor to nan SD5600T that launched 3 years ago. But a batch has happened since then, truthful nan caller Kensington SD5800T exemplary has doubly nan capacity successful immoderate areas.
Since a batch of group are moving aggregate monitors from their tablet aliases machine astatine location aliases nan office, it now supports 4x monitors pinch 4K astatine 60Hz successful Windows via DP and HDMI ports, aliases up to 2x 6K monitors pinch a Mac.
It’s called a 16-in-1 because of each nan combo variations of slots and ports.
Meaning we get Thunderbolt 4 and 3, USB4, 2x USB-A 3.2 astatine 5Gbps, and 3x USB-A astatine 10Gbps, 1x USB-A 2.0, 1x USB-C 3.2 astatine 10Gbps, a 2.5G Ethernet port, 1x Thunderbolt 4 port, and moreover abstracted SD and microSD paper readers pinch SD4.0 and UHS-II.
The powerfulness transportation is 100W, though certified to 98W. But either measurement this is much than capable to accelerated complaint nan fastest charging smartphones, tablets, and conscionable astir immoderate laptop, unless it’s nan astir powerful gaming laptops moving astatine afloat capacity.
So it’s an absorbing portion of machine accessory. Now let’s spot if it delivers.
– Tom Bowen