[off]macbook model

Rick Harrison harrison at all-auctions.com
Fri Sep 1 19:18:56 EDT 2017


Hi Mike,

The StarTech one is $329.99

The Plugable one is $189.00

So buy the cheaper one, and save $140.99

It almost looks like StarTech bought the Plugable one,
put it’s own paintwork on it, and is reselling it at a much
higher price to make it look like a better quality product.  LOL

Rick

> On Sep 1, 2017, at 4:20 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> it looks like the same dock, just two different brands
> 
> On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 3:48 PM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
>> If you get a new MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt-3 (USB-C) ports
>> there are a couple of nice docks which will split out most of the
>> standard old ports. Both Belkin and Plugable make them
>> 
>> https://www.amazon.com/Plugable-Thunderbolt-Compatible-Supports-
>> DisplayPort/dp/B06ZYR66QB <https://www.amazon.com/Plugable-Thunderbolt-
>> Compatible-Supports-DisplayPort/dp/B06ZYR66QB>
>> 
>> https://www.amazon.com/Thunderbolt-Docking-Station-Delivery-Charging/dp/
>> B073JDZGKK/ref=sr_1_8 <https://www.amazon.com/Thunderbolt-Docking-Station-
>> Delivery-Charging/dp/B073JDZGKK/ref=sr_1_8>
>> 
>> I hope that helps someone.
>> 
>> Rick
>> 
>>> On Sep 1, 2017, at 2:11 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> I've always said, everyone loves standards... their OWN standards. :-)
>>> 
>>> But seriously, if this is FINALLY the last port anyone will ever create
>> or need, well then okay. But I must say, the only people who benefit from
>> this sort of thing are the device manufacturers and peripheral vendors. The
>> end user, very little if any. It ALWAYS ends up costing me more money than
>> just the purchase price of my computer whenever I upgrade.
>>> 
>>> Bob S
>>> 
>> 
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