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True universal compatibility

Perfect for hot-desking and mixed deployment environments, the SD5550T works with Thunderbolt 3 & USB-C laptops running Windows or macOS.

Thunderbolt 3 technology

Allows users to transfer up to 40 Gbps of data, video and audio (10 Gbps for USBC Gen2 laptops and 5 Gbps for USB-C Gen1 laptops) using the included Thunderbolt 3 cable for a quick and powerful plug and play experience.

Single 4K or dual 4K video output for Thunderbolt 3 enabled devices*

Extend visual productivity with the crisp resolution, contrast and colour depth of Ultra HD (single 4K 60 Hz or dual 4K 60 Hz) via two DisplayPort ports. USB-C laptops must support Alt Mode. *For USB-C Alt Mode devices, a maximum resolution of single 4K 30Hz or dual 1080p @ 30 Hz is supported (dual monitors are for devices that support MST).

60W power delivery

Quickly and simply charge any Thunderbolt 3 or USB-C enabled laptop, and peripheral USB accessories, using the Thunderbolt 3 connection. USB-C laptops must support power delivery.

Productive desktop ports

Two USB-C Gen2 ports (up to 10 Gbps), three USB-A ports (1 Gen2@10 Gbps; 2 Gen1@5 Gbps), one gigabit Ethernet port and one audio combo jack.

DockWorks® compatible

Only Kensington ensures the best connection, performance and security from your dock. Seamlessly, effortlessly, reliably and free.

Zero footprint mounting option

Maximise desktop space and reduce desktop cable clutter by mounting your docking station (optional mounting plate – K34050WW).

Kensington security slot

Protect your technology investment via easy implementation of a Kensington cable lock (lock sold separately – K65020EU or K64444WW).

At last, the perfect dock for maximum productivity and compatibility has arrived. Innovatively engineered to support mixed computing environments with high transfer speed requirements, the Kensington SD5550T Thunderbolt™ 3 and USB-C dual 4K docking station plugs into the power of one – one dock for more power, more bandwidth and more compatibility. Optimise your productivity with one of the first docks to deliver the unrivalled transfer speeds of Thunderbolt 3 (up to 40 Gbps) while also supporting USB-C laptops (up to 10 Gbps). Ideal for hot-desking, 4K workspaces, video editing, graphic design or content creation, the SD5550T provides more speed, more pixels, more power and more possibilities.

  • Best for: Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C laptops and monitors that support up to dual 4K
  • Connection technology: Thunderbolt 3 & USB-C (cross-platform compatibility)
  • Power delivery: Supports USB-C PD 3.0 (60 W of laptop charging)
  • Compatibility: Windows 10 and macOS X 10.14 or later
  • No. of monitors supported: 2
  • Video ports: 2x DisplayPort
  • Maximum resolution supported: Thunderbolt 3 – single monitor: 4K (4096x2160@60Hz) or dual: 4K (4096x2160@60Hz) USB-C Alt Mode – single monitor: (4096x2160@30Hz) or dual: (1920x1080@30Hz)
  • Plug & Play installation without the need for drivers or downloads.
  • System requirements: Compatible with laptops equipped with Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C ports supporting Alt Mode; not backwards compatible with Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2. Supporting up to 40 Gbps total bandwidth for Thunderbolt 3 laptops and up to 10 Gbps for USB-C laptops.
  • Warranty: 3 Years

Product Specifications

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  • Connection technology
    Thunderbolt 3 & USB-C
  • Driverless
  • Number of Screen Outputs
  • Video ports
  • Maximum resolution
  • Power delivery
  • Operating system(s)
    macOS, Windows
  • Number of USB ports
  • USB fast charging
  • Docking station family
    The Specialist
  • DockWorks
  • Best For
    Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C Laptops and Monitors that support up to dual 4K
  • Compatibility
    Windows 10, macOS 10.14 or above
  • USB 3.0 ports
    3x: (1) USB 3.1 Gen2 (front) with 5V/1.5A fast-charging & (2) USB 3.1 Gen1 (back) supporting 5V/0.9A
  • USB-C ports
    2 x: USB 3.1 Gen2 (back) with 5V/1.5A charging per port
  • Audio
    1 x 3.5mm Combo Microphone & Headphone Port (front)
  • Data transfer speeds
    Supports up to 40Gbps data transfer speed
  • Ethernet Speed (Mbps)
    1000, 100, 10
  • Maximum resolution supported
    Thunderbolt 3: Single or Dual Monitors: 4K (4096x2160@60Hz) // USB-C Alt Mode - Single Monitor: (4096x2160@30Hz) or Dual Monitors: (1920x1080@30Hz)
  • Mounting option
    Maximize desktop space and reduce desktop cable clutter via our optional Docking Station Mounting Bracket (K34050WW)
  • Plug & play
    Plug & play installation without need for drivers or downloads
  • Security slot compatibility
    Kensington Security Slot, Kensington Nano Security Slot
  • System requirements
    Compatible with laptops equipped with Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C ports supporting Alt Mode. Supports up to 40Gbps total bandwidth for Thunderbolt 3 laptops and up to 10Gbps for USB-C laptops.
  • USB-C Power Delivery
    Supports USB-C PD 3.0 (60W of laptop charging)
  • Video output
    2 x DisplayPort v1.2
  • 4K support