10 Best Audio Docks
for December 2021

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Anker Docking Station, PowerExpand Elite 13-in-1 Thunderbolt 3 Dock for USB-C Laptops, 85W Charging for Laptop, 18W Charging for Phone, 4K HDMI, 1Gbps Ethernet, Audio, USB-A Gen 1, USB-C Gen 2, SD 4.0

Anker Docking Station

PowerExpand Elite 13-in-1 Thunderbolt 3 Dock for USB-C Laptops, 85W Charging for Laptop, 18W Charging for Phone, 4K HDMI, 1Gbps Ethernet, Audio, USB-A Gen 1, USB-C Gen 2, SD 4.0

by Anker
What We like

Incredible Expansion: Equipped with dual Thunderbolt 3 ports, 2 USB-C ports, 4 USB-A ports, an HDMI port, an Ethernet port, SD/microSD card slots, and a 3.5 mm AUX port.

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Product Features

  • The Anker Advantage: Join the 55 million+ powered by our leading technology.
  • Media Display: The Thunderbolt 3 port supports [email protected] while the HDMI port supports a resolution of [email protected] Connect to both simultaneously to enjoy crystal-clear streaming or mirroring across 2 displays.
  • Unparalleled Charging Options: With 85W and 15W Thunderbolt 3 ports plus an 18W USB-C Power Delivery port, PowerExpand offers multiple ways to get a high-speed charge for anything from laptops to phones and more.

Unparalleled charging options: with 85w and 15w thunderbolt 3 ports plus an 18w usb-c power delivery port, powerexpand offers multiple ways to get a high-speed charge for anything from laptops to phones and more. The Anker advantage: join the 55 million+ powered by our leading technology. Media display: the thunderbolt 3 port supports [email protected] while the hdmi port supports a resolution of [email protected] connect to both simultaneously to enjoy crystal-clear streaming or mirroring across 2 displays.

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StarTech.com USB C Multiport Adapter - USB-C Mini Travel Dock w/ 4K HDMI or 1080p VGA - 3x USB 3.0 Hub, SD, GbE, Audio, 100W PD Pass-Through - Portable Docking Station for Laptop/Tablet (DKT30CHVAUSP)

StarTech.com USB C Multiport Adapter

USB-C Mini Travel Dock w/ 4K HDMI or 1080p VGA, 3x USB 3.0 Hub, SD, GbE, Audio, 100W PD Pass-Through, Portable Docking Station for Laptop/Tablet (DKT30CHVAUSP)

by STARTECH.COM
What We like

100W POWER DELIVERY 3.0: Use your laptops USB-C power adapter to power the dock and provide up to 85W to power & charge your laptop, w/ 15W always reserved for the USB type-c travel dock hub

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Product Features

  • WIDE OPERATING SYSTEM COMPATIBILITY: With automatic driver setup, this all-in-one USB-C multiport adapter supports all major operating systems, including Windows, macOS, ChromeOS, iPadOS and Android
  • EXTRA LONG CABLE: 1ft (30cm) attached cable on this usb-c mini dock for extended reach to reduce port/connector strain on 2-in-1 devices like Surface Pro 7, iPad Pro, HP Elite & laptop on riser stands
  • WIDE DEVICE COMPATIBILITY: Compatible w/ USB-C & Thunderbolt 3 laptops, tablets, or smartphones, this portable USB-C docking station works w/ HP, Lenovo, Dell, MacBook, Chromebook & Samsung Galaxy
  • 8-IN-1 MULTI PURPOSE DOCK: USB-C multiport adapter eliminates the need for multiple adapters w/ 4K30Hz HDMI or 1080p VGA, 5Gbps USB (2x USB-A, USB-C), SD slot, Gigabit Ethernet, headset/mic audio jack

Wide device compatibility: compatible w/ usb-c & thunderbolt 3 laptops, tablets, or smartphones, this portable usb-c docking station works w/ hp, lenovo, dell, macbook, chromebook & samsung galaxy Extra long cable: 1ft (30cm) attached cable on this usb-c mini dock for extended reach to reduce port/connector strain on 2-in-1 devices like surface pro 7, ipad pro, hp elite & laptop on riser stands 8-in-1 multi purpose dock: usb-c multiport adapter eliminates the need for multiple adapters w/ 4k30hz hdmi or 1080p vga, 5gbps usb (2x usb-a, usb-c), sd slot, gigabit ethernet, headset/mic audio jack Wide operating system compatibility: with automatic driver setup, this all-in-one usb-c multiport adapter supports all major operating systems, including windows, macos, chromeos, ipados and android

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Microsoft Surface Dock 2 (4X USB-C, 2X USB-A, Gigabit Ethernet Port, Audio Port)

Microsoft Surface Dock 2 (4X USB-C

2X USB-A, Gigabit Ethernet Port, Audio Port)

by Microsoft
What We like

3.5 mm in/out audio jack with 1 gigabit Ethernet Kensington lock support

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Product Features

  • 2 rear-facing USB-A
  • 2 front-facing USB-C and 2 rear-facing USB-C (gen 2)
  • 199 W power supply and supports dual 4K at 60 Hz
  • Longer Surface Connect cable (80 cm)

2 front-facing usb-c and 2 rear-facing usb-c (gen 2) Longer surface connect cable (80 cm) 2 rear-facing usb-a 199 w power supply and supports dual 4k at 60 hz

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StarTech.com Thunderbolt 3 Dock - Dual Monitor 4K 60Hz Laptop Docking Station with DisplayPort - 85W Power Delivery - 3-Port USB 3.0 Hub, Ethernet, Audio - TB3 Dock - Windows & Mac (TB3DK2DPPD)

StarTech.com Thunderbolt 3 Dock

Dual Monitor 4K 60Hz Laptop Docking Station with DisplayPort, 85W Power Delivery, 3-Port USB 3.0 Hub, Ethernet, Audio, TB3 Dock, Windows & Mac (TB3DK2DPPD)

by STARTECH.COM
What We like

EASY TO SET UP & DEPLOY: Universal Thunderbolt 3 Dock w/ automatic driver setup & MAC Address Changer Utility; incl. Thunderbolt 3 host cable & USB-C to DisplayPort cable to connect 2nd DP monitor

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Product Features

  • THUNDERBOLT 3 CERTIFIED DOCK: 40Gbps video/data bandwidth, dual 4K 60Hz DP & TB3 (USB-C) video outputs, 85W PD, USB 3.0 5 Gbps Hub w/ 2x USB-A (1 Front Fast-Charging) & 1x USB-C, GbE, 3.5mm audio/mic
  • FLEXIBLE THUNDERBOLT 3 PORT: Thunderbolt 3 port replicator with a downstream TB3 port that supports 3 modes of operation: a second monitor, daisychain TB3 peripherals, or connect USB Type-C accessories
  • 85W POWER DELIVERY: This Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station will power and charge laptops & ultrabooks such as MacBook Pro 13 & 16, MacBook Air, HP, Lenovo ThinkPad, & Dell XPS using macOS, Windows
  • DAISYCHAIN UP TO 5 THUNDERBOLT 3 DEVICES: Connect additional TB3 devices to this TB3 dock including monitors, external hard drive bays, card readers, or an external GPU; using the downstream TB3 port.

Thunderbolt 3 certified dock: 40gbps video/data bandwidth, dual 4k 60hz dp & tb3 (usb-c) video outputs, 85w pd, usb 3.0 5 gbps hub w/ 2x usb-a (1 front fast-charging) & 1x usb-c, gbe, 3.5mm audio/mic Flexible thunderbolt 3 port: thunderbolt 3 port replicator with a downstream tb3 port that supports 3 modes of operation: a second monitor, daisychain tb3 peripherals, or connect usb type-c accessories Daisychain up to 5 thunderbolt 3 devices: connect additional tb3 devices to this tb3 dock including monitors, external hard drive bays, card readers, or an external gpu; using the downstream tb3 port. 85w power delivery: this thunderbolt 3 docking station will power and charge laptops & ultrabooks such as macbook pro 13 & 16, macbook air, hp, lenovo thinkpad, & dell xps using macos, windows

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CalDigit USB-C Pro Dock - 85W Charging, Thunderbolt 3, UHS II SD Card Slot, USB C Gen 2, USB A x 3, LAN, 3.5mm Audio for Thunderbolt and USB-C Computers (0.7 Meter Cable - Gray) (Dual DisplayPort)

CalDigit USB-C Pro Dock

85W Charging, Thunderbolt 3, UHS II SD Card Slot, USB C Gen 2, USB A x 3, LAN, 3.5mm Audio for Thunderbolt and USB-C Computers (0.7 Meter Cable, Gray) (Dual DisplayPort)

by CalDigit
What We like

[POWERFUL 85W LAPTOP CHARGING]: Provides up to 85W to charge your laptop and power all of your USB peripherals [STAND ALONE CHARGING] Front facing USB-A port can charge devices without being connected to a computer

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Product Features

  • [MAC & WINDOWS COMPATIBLE]: Ideal for 2016+ MacBook Pro, 2017+ iMac Pro or Windows Ultrabooks with Thunderbolt 3 or USB-C such as the Yoga, Spectre, XPS, Razer Blade
  • [UNIVERSAL COMPATIBILITY] Can be used with computers with USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, or even USB-A. Perfect for IT Environments utilizing both Windows and Macs **Functionality will vary depending on host connection. Please refer to the compatibility chart for more information
  • [DUAL 4K EXTENDED DISPLAYS]: Connect up to two [email protected] (4096 x 2160 30-bit color) monitors via DisplayPort 1.2 (**DisplayPort to HDMI/DVI/VGA adapter/cable must be an ACTIVE type.**)
  • [10 PORTS OF CONNECTIVITY]: 1 x Thunderbolt 3 (Backwards Compatible with USB-C), 2 x DisplayPort 1.2, 3 x USB 3.2 Type A (5Gb/s), 1 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gb/s Data Only), Gigabit Ethernet, UHS-II SD Card Slot (SD 4.0), 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack. **USB-C Pro Dock does not have a downstream Thunderbolt 3 port

[universal compatibility] can be used with computers with usb-c, thunderbolt 3, or even usb-a. perfect for it environments utilizing both windows and macs **functionality will vary depending on host connection. please refer to the compatibility chart for more information [dual 4k extended displays]: connect up to two [email protected] (4096 x 2160 30-bit color) monitors via displayport 1.2 (**displayport to hdmi/dvi/vga adapter/cable must be an active type.**) [10 ports of connectivity]: 1 x thunderbolt 3 (backwards compatible with usb-c), 2 x displayport 1.2, 3 x usb 3.2 type a (5gb/s), 1 x usb-c 3.2 gen 2 (10gb/s data only), gigabit ethernet, uhs-ii sd card slot (sd 4.0), 3.5mm combo audio jack. **usb-c pro dock does not have a downstream thunderbolt 3 port [mac & windows compatible]: ideal for 2016+ macbook pro, 2017+ imac pro or windows ultrabooks with thunderbolt 3 or usb-c such as the yoga, spectre, xps, razer blade

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SiriusXM SXSD2 Portable Speaker Dock Audio System for Dock and Play Radios (Black)

SiriusXM SXSD2 Portable Speaker Dock Audio System for Dock and Play Radios (Black)

by Audiovox - Sirius
What We like

Has a headphone jack for private listening and a aux in jack to allow for other MP3 players to be used

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Product Features

  • Control your radio and docking station with the included remote
  • 2.1 system with separate tweeters, midrange speakers and a powerful subwoofer
  • A fold away handle and an antenna cradle make it easy to take anywhere
  • Compatible: XM Onyx EZ, Stratus 7, Siriusxm Onyx Plus, Starmate 8, Stratus 6, XM Onyx, SiriusXM Edge, Siriusxm Onyx Plus, XM Onyx EZ, XM Onyx, XM XpressRCi

A fold away handle and an antenna cradle make it easy to take anywhere 2.1 system with separate tweeters, midrange speakers and a powerful subwoofer Compatible: xm onyx ez, stratus 7, siriusxm onyx plus, starmate 8, stratus 6, xm onyx, siriusxm edge, siriusxm onyx plus, xm onyx ez, xm onyx, xm xpressrci Control your radio and docking station with the included remote

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USB C Docking Station Dual Monitor for MacBook Pro, 13 in 1 Triple Display USB-C Hub for MacBook Pro Dock MacBook Air with Two 4K HDMI Ports, VGA, USB C PD3.0, Gigabit Ethernet, 6 USB, 3.5mm Audio

Tobenone USB C Docking Station Dual Monitor for MacBook Pro

13 in 1 Triple Display USB-C Hub for MacBook Pro Dock MacBook Air with Two 4K HDMI Ports, VGA, USB C PD3.0, Gigabit Ethernet, 6 USB, 3.5mm Audio

by Tobenone
What We like

High-Speed and Stable Wired Ethernet: This USB C dual monitor laptop docking station is equipped with an RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet Network Port definitely provides stable and faster network connection, automatically adapts to 10M/100M/1000Mbps network transmission. NOT more wait for streaming movies, downloading large files or playing games.

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Product Features

  • Dual 4K EXTEND Monitor: Allow you access dual 4K external monitors with our MacBook Pro USB C Hub directly, it is perfect to deal with those highly productive tasks with Ultra HD image and video output. Enjoy a crystal-clear bigger dual 4K screen (HDMI1 3840*[email protected]/60Hz) via this dual monitor MacBook Pro USB C adapter.
  • Especially for Your MacBook Pro/Air: The Tobenone MacBook Pro docking station dual monitor is compatible with your MacBook Pro 2020/2019/2018/2017/2016, MacBook Air 2018/2019/2020. This dual monitor adapter for MacBook Pro/Air feature with 2 x HDMI ports, 1x VGA, 4 x USB 3.0, 4 x USB-C, 2xUSB 2.0,3.5mm Audio, and RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet. Less heat, more stable with 13 ports, more features, more possibility, and plug and play, without any driver or software.
  • Superspeed Data Transfer: Ultra-fast data transfer with a rate of 5Gbps for the USB 3.0 port and USB-C port. The MacBook Pro Adapter has two USB 2.0 Ports that are specially designed for your wireless devices, such as keyboard and mouse, offer you a stable WiFi connection. (Note: The front USB-C port supports data transfer, NOT for Alternate mode DisplayPort)
  • Up to 87W Charging with Dual Monitor Docking Station: Using the latest chipset that supports up to 100W power input(PD3.0), and offers max 87W power charging for your connected USB C /Thunderbolt 3 laptop/notebook, this dual monitor MacBook pro USB C adapter hub offers high-speed charging for all connected phone or other devices simultaneously. (Charger is NOT included).

Up to 87w charging with dual monitor docking station: using the latest chipset that supports up to 100w power input(pd3.0), and offers max 87w power charging for your connected usb c /thunderbolt 3 laptop/notebook, this dual monitor macbook pro usb c adapter hub offers high-speed charging for all connected phone or other devices simultaneously. (charger is not included). Especially for your macbook pro/air: the Tobenone macbook pro docking station dual monitor is compatible with your macbook pro 2020/2019/2018/2017/2016, macbook air 2018/2019/2020. this dual monitor adapter for macbook pro/air feature with 2 x hdmi ports, 1x vga, 4 x usb 3.0, 4 x usb-c, 2xusb 2.0,3.5mm audio, and rj45 gigabit ethernet. less heat, more stable with 13 ports, more features, more possibility, and plug and play, without any driver or software. Superspeed data transfer: ultra-fast data transfer with a rate of 5gbps for the usb 3.0 port and usb-c port. the macbook pro adapter has two usb 2.0 ports that are specially designed for your wireless devices, such as keyboard and mouse, offer you a stable wifi connection. (note: the front usb-c port supports data transfer, not for alternate mode displayport) Dual 4k extend monitor: allow you access dual 4k external monitors with our macbook pro usb c hub directly, it is perfect to deal with those highly productive tasks with ultra hd image and video output. enjoy a crystal-clear bigger dual 4k screen (hdmi1 3840*[email protected]/60hz) via this dual monitor macbook pro usb c adapter.

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HP Thunderbolt Dock 120W G2 with Audio

HP Thunderbolt Dock 120W G2 with Audio

by HP-CTO
What We like

Number of USB 3. 0 ports: 3

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Product Features

  • Connectivity Technology: Wired
  • Total Number of USB ports: 4
  • Host interface: USB Type C
  • Device supported: notebook

Total number of usb ports: 4 Device supported: notebook Host interface: usb type c Connectivity technology: wired

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Plugable USB 3.0 Dual DisplayPort 4K Monitor Universal Laptop Docking Station for Windows (Dual 4K DisplayPort, Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports)

Plugable USB 3.0 Dual DisplayPort 4K Monitor Universal Laptop Docking Station for Windows (Dual 4K DisplayPort

Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports)

by Plugable
What We like

EXPANDABILITY - Plugable UD-6950 provides dual DisplayPort (DP++) outputs, Gigabit Ethernet, audio input/output & six USB 3.0 ports. Dual DisplayPorts support two displays up to [email protected] or a single [email protected] display when using DisplayPort 1.2 displays and cables. Also supports popular lower resolution modes such as 3440x1440, 2560x1440, 1920x1080 (1080P) and more

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Product Features

  • DUAL DISPLAYPORT MONITORS - Please note DisplayPort and HDMI are separate standards which utilize different cables and connectors. Most PC monitors and all TVs do not have DisplayPort connections. Conversion to HDMI, Single-Link DVI, or VGA is possible via adapters (sold separately). See additional adapter model information below
  • SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS - UD-6950 is compatible with Windows systems and includes cables to connect to a USB 3.0 Type-A port or USB-C port. DisplayPort (not HDMI) monitors, Intel SkyLake i3 or previous generation Intel Core i7, AMD A10 at 2.0GHz or better. Intel HD 4000, AMD Radeon HD 8650, NVidia GeForce 7xxM or better. 8GB of RAM or more. Requires DisplayLink Graphics driver to be installed
  • COMPATIBILITY - Full support for Windows 10, 8.1, and 7. Not supported on MacOS, Surface RT, and Linux/Unix systems. Does not provide power to attached system; power for your system must still be provided from a power cord from your laptop manufacturer. Docking station suggested for use with web and productivity software; not recommended for gaming, video playback or high end graphics work

System requirements - ud-6950 is compatible with windows systems and includes cables to connect to a usb 3.0 type-a port or usb-c port. displayport (not hdmi) monitors, intel skylake i3 or previous generation intel core i7, amd a10 at 2.0ghz or better. intel hd 4000, amd radeon hd 8650, nvidia geforce 7xxm or better. 8gb of ram or more. requires displaylink graphics driver to be installed Dual displayport monitors - please note displayport and hdmi are separate standards which utilize different cables and connectors. most pc monitors and all tvs do not have displayport connections. conversion to hdmi, single-link dvi, or vga is possible via adapters (sold separately). see additional adapter model information below Compatibility - full support for windows 10, 8.1, and 7. not supported on macos, surface rt, and linux/unix systems. does not provide power to attached system; power for your system must still be provided from a power cord from your laptop manufacturer. docking station suggested for use with web and productivity software; not recommended for gaming, video playback or high end graphics work

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Plugable USB 3.0 and USB-C Dual 4K Display Docking Station with DisplayPort and HDMI for Windows (Dual 4K DisplayPort & HDMI, Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports) Vertical

Plugable USB 3.0 and USB-C Dual 4K Display Docking Station with DisplayPort and HDMI for Windows (Dual 4K DisplayPort & HDMI

Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports) Vertical

by Plugable
What We like

DUAL 4K MONITORS - Equipped with dual HDMI and DisplayPort ports for easy connection to two 4K monitors, each supporting resolutions up to 3840x2160 @ 60Hz. Lower resolutions such 1920x1080 (1080p) are also supported

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Product Features

  • RECOMMENDED USE - For use with web and productivity software at home or the office. Not recommended for gaming. Cannot be mixed with non-DisplayLink USB adapters. Does not support HDCP, will not playback encrypted or copy-protected content
  • COMPATIBILITY - Laptop docking station is compatible with Windows 10, 8.x, and 7 systems. Plug and play driver installation via Windows Update. Not supported are macOS and Linux. Wired Ethernet supports Gigabit speed. Dock does not charge host PC
  • FLEXIBLE EXPANDABILITY - This USB laptop dock provides dual HDMI or DisplayPort video outputs, wired Gigabit Ethernet, 3.5mm combination audio jack, and six USB 3.0 ports. Includes both USB 3.0 and USB-C cables for flexible host connectivity

Recommended use - for use with web and productivity software at home or the office. not recommended for gaming. cannot be mixed with non-displaylink usb adapters. does not support hdcp, will not playback encrypted or copy-protected content Compatibility - laptop docking station is compatible with windows 10, 8.x, and 7 systems. plug and play driver installation via windows update. not supported are macos and linux. wired ethernet supports gigabit speed. dock does not charge host pc Flexible expandability - this usb laptop dock provides dual hdmi or displayport video outputs, wired gigabit ethernet, 3.5mm combination audio jack, and six usb 3.0 ports. includes both usb 3.0 and usb-c cables for flexible host connectivity

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