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I’ve been looking for a serious MacBook dock setup for quite some time, but really have been disappointed in the current offerings. Henge Docks displayed its Horizontal Dock as a prototype last year, but it’s now available to order and I’m pretty excited about it…

If you’re not familiar with Henge Docks, we’ve covered their products in the past, but the one really hits home for me. If you’re mainly using a MacBook Pro with Retina Display for your setup, this tough dock will provide 13 ports of connectivity. Along with that it has a sleek automated docking system that utilized motors to slowly and securely dock the MacBook Pro.

Check out our hands-on video with the Horizontal Dock below:


Henge Docks’ Horizontal Dock is made from Zinc Alloy and can be ordered now for the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display, but will also be available for the 13-inch model and MacBook Air in the future. As far as the ports go, you’ll find two TRS audio jacks, an SD card reader, HDMI output, six USB 3.0 ports, Ethernet, and two Thunderbolt 2 ports.

Along with that, the Horizontal Dock is the first third-party accessory to supply power to the MacBook Pro so you won’t have to worry about fiddling around with your power brick and cable. It automatically docks and begins powering the MacBook at the same time.

This is probably one of the best MacBook docks that you can get right now. It’s super sturdy and built to last, but you’ll pay for all of the luxuries it offers. Henge Docks’ Horizontal Dock is available to order for $399 and will begin shipping soon. For more information about this dock or other products from the company, be sure to check out their website.

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