10 Best Kensington Charging Stations
for December 2021

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Kensington SD4600P USB-C Docking Station with Power Delivery Charging for 2015/2016 MacBook Retina 12”, Chromebook Pixel, Dell XPS 13” 9350/XPS 15” 9550, Dell Precision 5510 (K38231WW)

Kensington SD4600P USB-C Docking Station with Power Delivery Charging for 2015/2016 MacBook Retina 12”

Chromebook Pixel, Dell XPS 13” 9350/XPS 15” 9550, Dell Precision 5510 (K38231WW)

by Kensington
What We like

Kensington USB-C cable provides up to 60 watts charging power only to devices designed to accept power delivery (PD). not all USB-C devices support PD.

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Product Features

  • Supports 4K Ultra HD video (4096x2160 @ 60Hz) to single monitor or to Dual monitors (4096x2160 @ 30Hz), via HDMI and/or DisplayPort. Only Windows devices support Dual video. Mac and chrome OS devices only support single display.
  • Requires direct hdmi-to-hdmi and/or dp-to-dp connections. Passive adapters for VGA or DVI ports are not compatible. Host device must be designed to support DisplayPort Alt Mode over USB-C to output video. Not all USB-C devices support video over USB-C. For best video performance, please check to ensure your host device's Graphics driver is up to date.
  • Features three USB 3. 1 Gen 1 ports for peripheral accessories (delivering data speeds up to 5Gbps), one USB-C port, Gigabit Ethernet port (Mac devices require a one-time Ethernet driver download at installation), 3. 5mm headphone and microphone jacks, and Kensington security slot.
  • Compatible with select Windows 10, 8. 1, Mac OS X 10. 10 Yosemite or later, mac OS Sierra 10. 12 and chrome OS devices Featuring a USB-C port like the 2015/2016 MacBook Retina 12, Chromebook Pixel, Dell XPS 13 9350/XPS 15 9550, Dell Precision 5510. Also compatible with Thunderbolt 3 devices (does not support TB3 data speeds). not compatible with USB 3. 0 host devices. For important technical Information, faqs and troubleshooting Tips, Please see application guide in the product information section below.

Requires direct hdmi-to-hdmi and/or dp-to-dp connections. passive adapters for vga or dvi ports are not compatible. host device must be designed to support displayport alt mode over usb-c to output video. not all usb-c devices support video over usb-c. for best video performance, please check to ensure your host device's graphics driver is up to date. Supports 4k ultra hd video (4096x2160 @ 60hz) to single monitor or to dual monitors (4096x2160 @ 30hz), via hdmi and/or displayport. only windows devices support dual video. mac and chrome os devices only support single display. Features three usb 3. 1 gen 1 ports for peripheral accessories (delivering data speeds up to 5gbps), one usb-c port, gigabit ethernet port (mac devices require a one-time ethernet driver download at installation), 3. 5mm headphone and microphone jacks, and Kensington security slot. Compatible with select windows 10, 8. 1, mac os x 10. 10 yosemite or later, mac os sierra 10. 12 and chrome os devices featuring a usb-c port like the 2015/2016 macbook retina 12, chromebook pixel, dell xps 13 9350/xps 15 9550, dell precision 5510. also compatible with thunderbolt 3 devices (does not support tb3 data speeds). not compatible with usb 3. 0 host devices. for important technical information, faqs and troubleshooting tips, please see application guide in the product information section below.

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Kensington USB-C Docking Station with Power Delivery Charging SD4600P (Renewed)

Kensington USB-C Docking Station with Power Delivery Charging SD4600P (Renewed)

by Kensington
What We like

Kensington USB-C cable provides up to 60 watts charging power only to devices designed to accept power delivery (PD). not all USB-C devices support PD.

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Product Features

  • Features three USB 3. 1 Gen 1 ports for peripheral accessories (delivering data speeds up to 5Gbps), one USB-C port, Gigabit Ethernet port (Mac devices require a one-time Ethernet driver download at installation), 3. 5mm headphone and microphone jacks, and Kensington security slot.
  • Requires direct hdmi-to-hdmi and/or dp-to-dp connections. Passive adapters for VGA or DVI ports are not compatible. Host device must be designed to support DisplayPort Alt Mode over USB-C to output video. Not all USB-C devices support video over USB-C. For best video performance, please check to ensure your host device's Graphics driver is up to date.
  • Supports 4K Ultra HD video (4096x2160 @ 60Hz) to single monitor or to Dual monitors (4096x2160 @ 30Hz), via HDMI and/or DisplayPort. Only Windows devices support Dual video. Mac and chrome OS devices only support single display.
  • Compatible with select Windows 10, 8. 1, Mac OS X 10. 10 Yosemite or later, mac OS Sierra 10. 12 and chrome OS devices Featuring a USB-C port like the 2015/2016 MacBook Retina 12, Chromebook Pixel, Dell XPS 13 9350/XPS 15 9550, Dell Precision 5510. Also compatible with Thunderbolt 3 devices (does not support TB3 data speeds).

Requires direct hdmi-to-hdmi and/or dp-to-dp connections. passive adapters for vga or dvi ports are not compatible. host device must be designed to support displayport alt mode over usb-c to output video. not all usb-c devices support video over usb-c. for best video performance, please check to ensure your host device's graphics driver is up to date. Features three usb 3. 1 gen 1 ports for peripheral accessories (delivering data speeds up to 5gbps), one usb-c port, gigabit ethernet port (mac devices require a one-time ethernet driver download at installation), 3. 5mm headphone and microphone jacks, and Kensington security slot. Supports 4k ultra hd video (4096x2160 @ 60hz) to single monitor or to dual monitors (4096x2160 @ 30hz), via hdmi and/or displayport. only windows devices support dual video. mac and chrome os devices only support single display. Compatible with select windows 10, 8. 1, mac os x 10. 10 yosemite or later, mac os sierra 10. 12 and chrome os devices featuring a usb-c port like the 2015/2016 macbook retina 12, chromebook pixel, dell xps 13 9350/xps 15 9550, dell precision 5510. also compatible with thunderbolt 3 devices (does not support tb3 data speeds).

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Kensington Universal Tablet and Laptop AC Lock & Charge Station (K62880NA)

Kensington Universal Tablet and Laptop AC Lock & Charge Station (K62880NA)

by Kensington
What We like

Portable Design fits on standard AV carts for easy transport between offices or classrooms

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Product Features

  • Universal Compatibility allows you to store and charge up to 12 AC-powered devices (up to 14" each), including Chromebook, Surface Pro, MacBook, iPad, Galaxy Tab, laptops and 2-in-1's
  • 1 year and lifetime technical support. If purchased on , then the is only valid when purchased from or Kensington USA; no other dealers are authorized to sell new Kensington products on .
  • Security door accommodates a standard padlock and Kensington keyed cable locks for simple device protection (locks sold separately)
  • Industrial-Grade Surge Protector provides 12 well-spaced outlets for protection against voltage spikes
  • Sturdy Metal Frame offers durable protection to withstand the demands of every day use while also providing effective heat dissipation

1 year and lifetime technical support. if purchased on , then the is only valid when purchased from or Kensington usa; no other dealers are authorized to sell new Kensington products on . Sturdy metal frame offers durable protection to withstand the demands of every day use while also providing effective heat dissipation Security door accommodates a standard padlock and Kensington keyed cable locks for simple device protection (locks sold separately) Universal compatibility allows you to store and charge up to 12 ac-powered devices (up to 14" each), including chromebook, surface pro, macbook, ipad, galaxy tab, laptops and 2-in-1's Industrial-grade surge protector provides 12 well-spaced outlets for protection against voltage spikes Ample power adapter storage keeps ac power adapters neatly tucked away; built-in cable management keeps cords organized and reduces clutter

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Kensington SD5550T Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C Dual 4K Hybrid Docking Station - 135W Adapter - Windows and Mac (K38131NA)

Kensington SD5550T Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C Dual 4K Hybrid Docking Station

135W Adapter, Windows and Mac (K38131NA)

by Kensington
What We like

# of monitors supported: 2

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Product Features

  • Best for: Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C laptops and monitors that support up to dual 4K
  • Power delivery: supports USB-C PD 3. 0 (60W of laptop charging).Security slot compatibility:Kensington Security Slot, Kensington Nano Security Slot
  • Connection technology: Thunderbolt 3 & USB-C (cross platform compatibility)
  • Compatibility: Windows 10 and macOS x 10. 14 or later

Compatibility: windows 10 and macos x 10. 14 or later Connection technology: thunderbolt 3 & usb-c (cross platform compatibility) Best for: thunderbolt 3 and usb-c laptops and monitors that support up to dual 4k Power delivery: supports usb-c pd 3. 0 (60w of laptop charging).security slot compatibility:Kensington security slot, Kensington nano security slot

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Kensington SD5350T Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station with SD Card Reader (K38626NA)

Kensington SD5350T Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station with SD Card Reader (K38626NA)

by Kensington
What We like

# of monitors supported: 2

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Product Features

  • Compatibility: macOS 10. 14 or above, Windows 10
  • Connection technology: Thunderbolt 3 (Cross platform compatibility)
  • Usb-c power Delivery: supports USB-C PD 3. 0 (60W of laptop charging)
  • Thunderbolt 3 laptops & Ultrabook's and monitors that support up to 4K

Compatibility: macos 10. 14 or above, windows 10 Thunderbolt 3 laptops & ultrabook's and monitors that support up to 4k Connection technology: thunderbolt 3 (cross platform compatibility) Usb-c power delivery: supports usb-c pd 3. 0 (60w of laptop charging)

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Kensington SD5500T Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station, 135W, Compatible with Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C (K38130US), TB3 + USB-C Hybrid

Kensington SD5500T Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station

135W, Compatible with Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C (K38130US), TB3 + USB-C Hybrid

by Kensington
What We like

135 watt power supply provides 60W of laptop charging and power for running peripheral devices like hard drives and charging phones and tablets

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Product Features

  • Two DisplayPort outputs provide single or dual 4k resolution ([email protected]) for Thunderbolt 3 computers. Provides USB-C computers 4K ([email protected]) for a single display or Full HD ([email protected]) to dual displays
  • Intel-certified USB-C/TB3 cable included. Kensington lock slot for protecting your investment with a Kensington cable lock (lock sold separately part #K64673AM). Vesa mountable (vesa mount sold separately part #K34050WW)
  • Two USB-C Gen2 ports (up to 10Gbps 5V/1.5A charging), three USB-A ports (1 [email protected] 5V/1.5A charging and 2 [email protected] 5V/.9A charging). One Gigabit Ethernet port, one 3 5mm headphone/mic/speaker combination combo jack
  • Thunderbolt 3 docking station compatible with both Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C laptops. Uses Intel's Titan Ridge chipset. Works with Windows and Mac OS (10.14 or later) providing 40GBS transfer speeds for Thunderbolt 3 and up to 10GBS for USB-C

Two usb-c gen2 ports (up to 10gbps 5v/1.5a charging), three usb-a ports (1 [email protected] 5v/1.5a charging and 2 [email protected] 5v/.9a charging). one gigabit ethernet port, one 3 5mm headphone/mic/speaker combination combo jack Thunderbolt 3 docking station compatible with both thunderbolt 3 and usb-c laptops. uses intel's titan ridge chipset. works with windows and mac os (10.14 or later) providing 40gbs transfer speeds for thunderbolt 3 and up to 10gbs for usb-c Intel-certified usb-c/tb3 cable included. Kensington lock slot for protecting your investment with a Kensington cable lock (lock sold separately part #k64673am). vesa mountable (vesa mount sold separately part #k34050ww) Two displayport outputs provide single or dual 4k resolution ([email protected]) for thunderbolt 3 computers. provides usb-c computers 4k ([email protected]) for a single display or full hd ([email protected]) to dual displays

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Kensington SD3600 Universal USB 3.0 Docking Station (K33991WW), Black

Kensington SD3600 Universal USB 3.0 Docking Station (K33991WW)

Black

by Kensington
What We like

Display settings software allow you to easily make changes to your preferences

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Product Features

  • 2 SuperSpeed USB 3 0 Ports (backwards compatible to USB 2 0) that support high-speed data transfer up to 5Gbps and phone charging 4 USB 2 0 Ports for peripherals like a keyboard and Mouse printers and other accessories Gigabit (10/100/1000) ethernet external headphone and microphone jacks with audio 2 0 for enhanced sound quality
  • Power supply included to power the dock and all the ports (does not supply power to a laptop) Vesa mountable (see Kensington mounting bracket part #K34050WW) Kensington lock slot (see part#K65035AM for compatible lock) for Macbooks download the latest Display Link drivers from the Display link website
  • VESA mounting plate (Dock Mount K33959WW sold separately) allows the dock to be taken off the desktop and placed on the back of an external monitor
  • Universal USB Type "A" Dock works with laptops that have a USB-A port also works with Surface Pro 7/6/5/4 Surface Laptop 3/2 and older MacBook's (Mac OS version 10 14 and later) with a USB-A port the USB-A cable (included) from your laptop to the docking station provides all the connectivity so your displays and peripherals can stay at home or at the office just attach the one USB-A cable and you're off and running
  • DVI-to-VGA and DVI-to-HDMI adapters included for greater monitor compatibility power supply included to power the dock and all the ports (does not supply power to a laptop)

Dual display resolution of up to [email protected] including 1080p video via hdmi and dvi single display resolution of up to 2560x1600 @60hz (including qhd 2560x1440) via hdmi add a third monitor using a usb-a to dvi display link adapter (Kensington part #k33974am or similar) 2 front usb 3.0 ports that support high-speed data transfer up to 5gbps Power supply included to power the dock and all the ports (does not supply power to a laptop) vesa mountable (see Kensington mounting bracket part #k34050ww) Kensington lock slot (see part#k65035am for compatible lock) for macbooks download the latest display link drivers from the display link website Universal usb type "a" dock works with laptops that have a usb-a port also works with surface pro 7/6/5/4 surface laptop 3/2 and older macbook's (mac os version 10 14 and later) with a usb-a port the usb-a cable (included) from your laptop to the docking station provides all the connectivity so your displays and peripherals can stay at home or at the office just attach the one usb-a cable and you're off and running Dvi-to-vga and dvi-to-hdmi adapters included for greater monitor compatibility power supply included to power the dock and all the ports (does not supply power to a laptop) 4 rear usb 2.0 ports for peripheral accessories like a keyboard and mouse Dual 1080p hd video to external monitor via hdmi, vga or dvi 2 superspeed usb 3 0 ports (backwards compatible to usb 2 0) that support high-speed data transfer up to 5gbps and phone charging 4 usb 2 0 ports for peripherals like a keyboard and mouse printers and other accessories gigabit (10/100/1000) ethernet external headphone and microphone jacks with audio 2 0 for enhanced sound quality Vesa mounting plate (dock mount k33959ww sold separately) allows the dock to be taken off the desktop and placed on the back of an external monitor

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Kensington SD4000 Universal 4K USB Docking Station (K33983AM),Black

Kensington SD4000 Universal 4K USB Docking Station (K33983AM)

Black

by Kensington
What We like

2.1A fast charging port to power up a tablet or smartphone

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Product Features

  • Includes speaker port, microphone jack, Kensington Security Slot
  • 2K resolution (1920x1200/2048x1152) for two-monitor setup via DisplayPort or HDMI/DVI
  • Enables 4K UHD even if laptop does not have 4K graphics card
  • Gigabit Ethernet port for wired connectivity to the Internet
  • 4K Ultra HD resolution (3840x2160) to one monitor via an HDMI cable or DisplayPort connection

4k ultra hd resolution (3840x2160) to one monitor via an hdmi cable or displayport connection Enables 4k uhd even if laptop does not have 4k graphics card 2.1a fast charging port to power up a tablet or smartphone Gigabit ethernet port for wired connectivity to the internet 2k resolution (1920x1200/2048x1152) for two-monitor setup via displayport or hdmi/dvi 4k ultra hd resolution (3840x2160) to one monitor via an hdmi cable or displayport connection Includes speaker port, microphone jack, Kensington security slot 2k resolution (1920x1200/2048x1152) for two-monitor setup via displayport or hdmi/dvi Compatible with windows 8.1/8/7 only 3 universal usb 3.0 ports for seamless productivity with your accessories

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Kensington SD4500 USB-C Docking Station for 2015/2016 MacBook Retina 12”, Dell XPS 13” 9350/XPS 15” 9550, Dell Precision 5510 (K38230WW)

Kensington SD4500 USB-C Docking Station for 2015/2016 MacBook Retina 12”

Dell XPS 13” 9350/XPS 15” 9550, Dell Precision 5510 (K38230WW)

by Kensington
What We like

Zero Footprint mounting allows the dock to be placed on the back of a VESA-compatible monitor (Dock Mount K33959WW sold separately)

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Product Features

  • USB-C connectivity that provides 4K video and data in a single cable
  • Supports 4K Ultra HD video (4096x2160 @ 60Hz) to single monitor or to Dual monitors (4096x2160 @ 30Hz), via HDMI and/or DisplayPort. Only Windows devices support Dual video. Mac and chrome OS devices only support single display.
  • Does not provide power delivery (PD) charging.
  • Compatible with select Windows 10, 8. 1, Mac OS X 10. 10 Yosemite or later, macOS Sierra 10. 12 and chrome OS devices Featuring a USB-C port like the 2015/2016 MacBook Retina 12, Chromebook Pixel, Dell XPS 13 9350/XPS 15 9550, Dell Precision 5510. Also compatible with Thunderbolt 3 devices (does not support TB3 data speeds). not compatible with USB 3. 0 host devices. For important technical Information, faqs and troubleshooting tips, Please see application guide in the product information section below.
  • 4K Ultra HD resolution (4096x2160) to single monitor at 60Hz via HDMI or DisplayPort, or dual monitors at 30Hz

Features three usb 3. 1 gen 1 ports for peripheral accessories (delivering data speeds up to 5gbps), one usb-c port, gigabit ethernet port (mac devices require a one-time ethernet driver download at installation), 3. 5mm headphone and microphone jacks, and Kensington security slot. 4k ultra hd resolution (4096x2160) to single monitor at 60hz via hdmi or displayport, or dual monitors at 30hz Usb-c connectivity that provides 4k video and data in a single cable Plug & play installation without need for drivers or downloads (mac os requires one-time ethernet driver download) Compatible with select windows 10, 8. 1, mac os x 10. 10 yosemite or later, macos sierra 10. 12 and chrome os devices featuring a usb-c port like the 2015/2016 macbook retina 12, chromebook pixel, dell xps 13 9350/xps 15 9550, dell precision 5510. also compatible with thunderbolt 3 devices (does not support tb3 data speeds). not compatible with usb 3. 0 host devices. for important technical information, faqs and troubleshooting tips, please see application guide in the product information section below. Does not provide power delivery (pd) charging. Three usb 3.1 gen 1 ports and one usb-c port to connect up to 4 accessories Supports 4k ultra hd video (4096x2160 @ 60hz) to single monitor or to dual monitors (4096x2160 @ 30hz), via hdmi and/or displayport. only windows devices support dual video. mac and chrome os devices only support single display. Requires direct hdmi-to-hdmi and/or dp-to-dp connections. passive adapters for vga or dvi ports are not compatible. host device must be designed to support displayport alt mode over usb-c to output video. not all usb-c devices support video over usb-c. for best video performance, please check to ensure your host device's graphics driver is up to date.

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Kensington USB 3.0 Dual Display Docking Station for Windows, Mac OS, Surface Pro & Surface Laptop (K33997WW),Black

Kensington USB 3.0 Dual Display Docking Station for Windows

Mac OS, Surface Pro & Surface Laptop (K33997WW), Black

by Kensington
What We like

Universal USB Type "A" Dock works with laptops that have a USB-A port, also works with Surface Pro 7/6/5/4 Surface Laptop 3/2 and older MacBook's (Mac OS version 10 14 and later) with a USB-A port. The USB-A cable (included) from your laptop to the docking station provides all the connectivity so your displays and peripherals can stay at home or at the office just attach the one USB-A cable and you're off and running

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Product Features

  • Compatible devices: Notebook/Desktop PC
  • Connectivity technology: Wired
  • Power supply included to power the dock and all the ports (does not supply power to a laptop). Vesa mountable (see Kensington mounting bracket part #K34050WW). Kensington lock slot (see part#K65035AM for compatible lock). For Macbooks with a USB-A port, download the latest DisplayLink drivers from the Displaylink website and make sure you have the latest MacOS.
  • Dual Display resolution of up to [email protected] including 1080P video via HDMI and Displayport. Single display resolution of up to [email protected] (including QHD 2560x1440) via HDMI or Displayport. You can add a third monitor using a USB-A to DVI Display Link adapter (Kensington part #K33974AM or similar)
  • 4 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Ports (backwards compatible to USB 2.0) that support high-speed data transfer up to 5Gbps and phone charging. 2 USB 2.0 Ports for peripherals like a keyboard and Mouse printers and other accessories. Gigabit (10/100/1000) ethernet, external headphone and microphone jacks with audio 2 0 for enhanced sound quality. Kensington lock slot to keep your dock secure

Compatible devices: notebook/desktop pc Power supply included to power the dock and all the ports (does not supply power to a laptop). vesa mountable (see Kensington mounting bracket part #k34050ww). Kensington lock slot (see part#k65035am for compatible lock). for macbooks with a usb-a port, download the latest displaylink drivers from the displaylink website and make sure you have the latest macos. Dual display resolution of up to [email protected] including 1080p video via hdmi and displayport. single display resolution of up to [email protected] (including qhd 2560x1440) via hdmi or displayport. you can add a third monitor using a usb-a to dvi display link adapter (Kensington part #k33974am or similar) 4 superspeed usb 3.0 ports (backwards compatible to usb 2.0) that support high-speed data transfer up to 5gbps and phone charging. 2 usb 2.0 ports for peripherals like a keyboard and mouse printers and other accessories. gigabit (10/100/1000) ethernet, external headphone and microphone jacks with audio 2 0 for enhanced sound quality. Kensington lock slot to keep your dock secure Connectivity technology: wired

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