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sleepyhong
Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎03-20-2018
Location: SG
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T470 USB 3.0 dock vs mechanical dock

I moved on to T470 after my wonderful (and still functional) T430 is deemed heavier and slower. Since I use my T470 as a working laptop, I need a docking station for the T470 so that I can avoid connecting the bundles of cables and charger everytime I step into the office.

 

Several options come into the search criteria, mainly the USB3.0 and the mechanical dock. Just to clear my doubts, if I use the USB3.0 dock, do I still need to connect a charger? Alternatively, if I just buy a mechanical dock, would it be a all-in-one solution?

 

Thanks in advance!!

Khushdave
Fanfold Paper
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Registered: ‎03-01-2018
Location: MY
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Re: T470 USB 3.0 dock vs mechanical dock

If you are looking to have more peripherals while charging your machine at the same time, ThinkPad UltraDock or Thunderbolt Dock.

 

ThinkPad UltraDock - https://support.lenovo.com/my/en/solutions/pd028010

 

ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock - https://support.lenovo.com/my/en/solutions/acc100356

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