The formidable CalDigit TS3 Plus Thunderbolt 3 docking station is down to $200 as we head into Black Friday.
Many modern Ultrabooks are slimming down, and with the resize there is usually a reduction to the number of ports. Thunderbolt 3 (and the new Thunderbolt 4) are generally the popular replacement choice, thanks to strong performance and the small USB-C form factor. If your laptop is lacking native connectivity, adding a Thunderbolt 3 docking station like the CalDigit TS3 Plus is a practical move that will add 14 ports. For Black Friday, it’s down to the lowest price we’ve seen at $200 when you check the extra coupon code on the product page.
CalDigit TS3 Plus | $50 off
The CalDigit TS3 Plus is a well-built Thunderbolt 3 docking station that sits at the top of our overall best picks. If you need to add connectivity to your laptop, this is a great way to do it.
The CalDigit TS3 Plus sits at the top of our best Thunderbolt 3 docks roundup for good reason. Connected to your PC with Thunderbolt 3, it adds 14 extra ports. They include five USB-A 3.1, two USB-C 3.1, DisplayPort 1.2, two Thunderbolt 3 (one for the host laptop), Ethernet, S/PDIF, a UHS-II SD card reader, and two 3.5mm audio jacks.
Not only does this turn your laptop into a workstation, it also delivers up to 85W of charging power back to the host and to connected devices. You can sit down to work and not have to worry about your laptop’s battery when it’s time to hit the road.
The dock’s aluminum build is compact, durable, and ribbed to dissipate heat. It stands vertically or horizontally, with most ports on the back side for easy cable management. If you’re looking to connect external displays, it supports a single 5K screen at a 60Hz refresh rate, or dual 4K displays with a 60Hz refresh rate.
If you’ve been waiting for this dock to drop in price, this Black Friday deal brings it down to as cheap as we’ve seen it. The price is knocked down to $220 right off the hop, with another $20 coupon available to check off on the product page.