Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock – The best networking, media, and docking for pro video production and demanding data workflows.

High-Bandwidth and Flexibility for Demanding Hi-Res Needs

Pro-level docking stations should be ready to handle any situation that you encounter in a production workflow. The OWC Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock is your on-location and post production “mission control” with an unrivaled combination of super-fast 10Gb Ethernet, CFast and SD card readers, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, three USB 3.1 ports, and full support for eSATA devices and drives.

With this unique productivity configuration, you can upload and work with 4/8K RAW video and RAW photo files immediately at speeds up to 370MB/s. Collaborate in a shared workflow environment via the 10Gb Ethernet port to keep your projects streaming from file setup to final renders with headroom to spare. Add a second 4K monitor via the DisplayPort interface or a 5K monitor connected to the second Thunderbolt 3 port. Daisy chain up to six Thunderbolt devices. All while powering your laptop and managing the typical USB 3.1 devices you need to get the job done.

Add Media Versatility to DIT CartsWhen you’re on location, your cart needs the power of versatility. With conveniently accessible front-side CFast and SD 4.0 card readers, the Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock helps you manage multiple card uploads efficiently. It’s a huge asset when you’re covering live events like conferences, festivals, and concerts where you’re working with multiple videographers and photographers.See More, Access MoreNeed more work view space? Need to access a large on-location DAS drive? No problem. The Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock offers a DisplayPort for adding another 4K display, plus additional ports including an eSATA port with port multiplier support, so you can access multiple drives within a multi-bay RAID.Pro Audio Video AVB Ready

Time-sensitive data such as audio and video media streams require Audio Video Bridging (IEEE 802.1Qav, AVB) ready gear. No sweat…you can stream vast volumes of high-quality data to multiple destinations in real-time with very low latency over existing network cable via the Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock’s 10Gb Ethernet port.Small Footprint, Big ConnectionsSized similarly to a single external drive enclosure, the Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock’s aluminum case helps keep cart weight streamlined while easily fitting into a cart drawer or small box during cart breakdown.

With two Thunderbolt 3 ports, the Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock offers incredible potential to connect multiple devices to take on the biggest projects. You can daisy-chain up to 6 Thunderbolt devices to the Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock for studio-level storage, RAID arrays, eGPUs for graphics processing, or all of these combined and connected at 40Gb/s bandwidth.

Discover new ways to meet the challenges of any workflow:

  • Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock + Thunderblade = the ultimate on-site workflow drive
  • Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock + ThunderBay = high capacity RAID workstation
  • Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock + OWC Express 4M2 = compact, customizable 4-bay RAID array
  • Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock + Envoy Pro EX (VE) = rugged capture kit for video pros
  • Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock + Mercury Helios FX = high-end graphics process workstation 

Highlights

  • Lightning-fast 40Gb/s transfer speeds: (2) Thunderbolt 3 ports (Thunderbolt 2/Thunderbolt backward compatible)
  • Easy media ingest at speeds up to 370MB/s: CFast 2.0 Card Reader and SD 4.0 Card Reader
  • Bandwidth to edit from your server: 10Gb/s Ethernet port
  • AVB ready: perfect for use in pro audio and video applications where synchronization of data streams is critical
  • Power while working: notebook charging via Thunderbolt 3
  • Connect your peripherals: (3) USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
  • See your work: Connect two 4K displays or one 5K display
  • Securely powered: locking power connection
  • Multi-bay external drive access: eSATA port with port multiplier support
  • Thunderbolt certified for Mac and Windows

Product Specs

  • Display Support
  • Up to one 5K display @ 60Hz,
  • or two 4K displays @ 60Hz
  • Display Support by Port
  • Thunderbolt 3: Up to 5K @ 60Hz via a native Thunderbolt 3 display or 4K @ 60Hz via a Thunderbolt display or a USB-C display adapter
  • DisplayPort 1.2: Up to 4K @ 60Hz
  • RoHS Compliant
  • Yes
  • IEEE Specification Support
  • 802.1AB
  • 802.1Qav
  • Certifications
  • CE
  • FCC
  • VCCI
  • BSMI
  • LVD
  • RCM
  • Thunderbolt
  • Data Rate
  • Thunderbolt 3: Up To 40Gb/s
  • Ethernet Speeds (RJ-45)
  • 10Gb/s (10GBASE-T)
  • 5Gb/s (5GBASE-T)
  • 2.5Gb/s (2.5GBASE-T)
  • 1Gb/s “Gigabit” (1000BASE-T)
  • 100Mb/s (100BASE-T)

Compatibility

  • Mac OS Compatibility
  • macOS 10.13 High Sierra
  • macOS 10.14 Mojave
  • macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • macOS 11.0 Big Sur
  • macOS 11.1 Big Sur
  • PC OS Compatibility
  • Windows 10 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Other Requirements
  • Requires macOS 10.13.6 or later.
  • On a Mac, to enable high-power USB support for the Apple Super Drive, Apple USB Keyboard, and charging for iPad 1/2/3 generation devices, please install OWC Dock Ejector for Mac. This application includes a driver that enables support for these devices and charging functions.
  • Thunderbolt 2/Thunderbolt compatibility requires a certified Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 (mDP) adapter and a Thunderbolt 2 cable. This configuration provides data transfer at Thunderbolt 2 speeds (up to 20Gb/s) but does not support notebook charging.
  • In Windows 10, the driver for Ethernet functionality will be provided by the system when it detects this device. However, a new driver has been supplied which is not yet available in Windows and is available here. Please download the .zip file, open the archive, and then run the 64-bit or 32-bit MSI file appropriate for your version of Windows.
  • Host Port Requirements
  • Mac or PC with a Thunderbolt 3 port or later
  • Mac with Thunderbolt 2/Thunderbolt port (requires adapter)

Power

  • Power Supply
  • External UL-listed universal auto-switching power supply
  • AC Input
  • 100-240, 50-60, 2.2
  • DC Output
  • +12, 12.5
  • Wattage
  • 150 Watts
  • External Power Adapter
  • Yes
  • Power Delivery
  • (1) Thunderbolt 3 port with 60W
  • (1) Thunderbolt 3 port with 15W

Physical

  • Device Ports
  • (2) Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) Ports
  • (3) USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A Ports up to 600MB/s
  • (1) eSATA 6 Gb/s Port (supports port multiplier)
  • (1) DisplayPort Port
  • (1) 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) RJ-45 Port
  • Memory Card Slots
  • (1) CFast
  • (1) Secure Digital (SD)
  • Security Slot
  • Yes

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