Sabrant has a new one DS-SKRT-D16TB Thunderbolt 3 It has a 16TB or 8TB NVMe SSD inside a docking station I like the idea of adding storage to a docking station. For mobile filmmakers and photographers, this seems like a great option to include both in one box.
The dock is fully compatible with Windows and Mac computers.
Dock drives can also be RAIDed. The dock needs Thunderbolt 3 and a power brick to supply power
Inside, there’s a Sabrent 16TB SSD that pushes up to 1.5GB / sec (1500MB / sec) with wide connectivity. You get two Thunderbolt 3 ports with bandwidth up to 40Gbps, two USB 3.2 Type-A ports and one USB 3.2 Type-C port, capable of up to 10Gbps.
There’s also a USB 3.0 Type-up to 5Gbps, and a BC12 [email protected] Chargers for your smartphone, tablet and other devices.
Subrant included DisplayPort 1.4 Connection, which is suitable for so far 8K30 and 5K30 (As well as 4K60 and other low resolution). There’s HDR, HDCP 2.2, and VESA Adaptive-Sync (FreeSync).
In and out specification
- 2 x Thunderbolt 3 port with bandwidth up to 40Gbps.
- 2 x USB 3.2 Type-A port supports up to 10Gbps.
- 1 x USB 3.2 Type-C supports up to 10Gbps.
- 1 x USB 3.0 Type-A supports up to 5Gbps and BC1.2 [email protected] Charges for tablets and cell phones.
- 1 x DisplayPort 1.4 for 8K @ 30Hz, 5K @ 30Hz, and lower resolution. DisplayPort supports HDR, HDCP2.2 and VESA adaptive-sync (FreeSync) where available.
- 1 x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 port.
- 1 x front-access 3.5mm audio output.
- 1 x front-access 3.5mm microphone input.
- 1 x SD (UHS-II) card reader with transfer speeds up to 270MB / s.
Compatible with PD3.0 and capable of delivering up to 96 watts.
The DS-SKRT-D16TB has a 1GbE Ethernet port, front access 3.5mm audio output and microphone input, and an SD (UHS-II) card reader with a speed of 270MB / sec. The DS-SKRT-D16TB Thunderbolt 3 16TB NVMe SSD docking station is USB Power Delivery (PD) 3.0, capable of delivering up to 96W.
While a Thunderbolt 4 version would be well received, Sebrent did not officially announce that one would come.
Prices and options
The Sabrent DS-SKRT-D16TB Thunderbolt 3 Dual NVMe SSD docking station is not cheap, but it does offer a compact storage and hub all-in-one solution.