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Elgato Thunderbolt Dock

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of Elgato Thunderbolt Dock. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and usability. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability, and there are some critical opinions about the connectivity and price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Elgato Thunderbolt Dock is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Elgato Thunderbolt Dock

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Elgato Thunderbolt Dock from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the size. The usability also gets good views. Some have doubts about the connectivity and price. There are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

design, usability, size

price, connectivity

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Expert review by (engadget.com)

Elgato Thunderbolt Dock provides ports aplenty

 

It's a great time to be the owner of a Thunderbolt-equipped Mac! A number of manufacturers have released Thunderbolt-based docks that make it possible for you...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by : Alan Lu (expertreviews.co.uk)

Elgato Thunderbolt Dock review

 

A Thunderbolt dock with a few extras, but still expensive and flawed

May, 2014

Expert review by : Andrew Hoyle (cnet.com.au)

Elgato Thunderbolt Dock adds ports to your MacBook, takes cash from your wallet

 

The Elgato Thunderbolt Dock isn't cheap, but it adds a load of crucial ports to your Apple MacBook.

Apr, 2014

Expert review by : Andrew Hoyle (cnet.co.uk)

Elgato Thunderbolt Dock adds ports to your MacBook, takes cash from your wallet

 

The Elgato Thunderbolt Dock isn't cheap, but it adds a load of crucial ports to your Apple MacBook.

Expert review by : Jonathan Margolis (howtospendit.ft.com)

Elgato Thunderbolt dock

 

A superior USB hub that will do wonders for Mac-users' worksurfaces

Sep, 2014

Expert review by : Andrew Harrison (macworld.co.uk)

Elgato Thunderbolt Dock review – keep your desk connected and neat

 

It's not the first Thunderbolt dock, and it's far from original in its design, but Elgato's dock is a fine example of the type

Three USB 3.0 ports, Gigabit ethernet and HDMI 1.4 available for any Mac with Thunderbolt ; Added iPad charge capability with software kext

Limited audio quality ; No FireWire ; Currently £20 more expensive than the same design from other companies

We’ve tried all four of the Thunderbolt docks currently available on the market, and found that Elgato’s just nudges ahead in build quality and style. And while it seems to be based on exactly the same reference design used by CalDigit and StarTech,...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Stephen Fenech (techguide.com.au)

Elgato Thunderbolt Dock connects everything to your laptop with one cable

 

The new Elgato Thunderbolt Dock is an easy way to connect your MacBook or ultrabook to all of your displays, drives and devices with just one cable.

Jul, 2014

Price comparison for Elgato Thunderbolt Dock

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