LINEDOCK 13 MacBook Docking Station REVIEW | MacSources

6 min readDec 4, 2020

A unique way to connect your MacBook to other devices.

One of the blessings of the Apple MacBook Pro is also somewhat of a curse. It’s nice to be minimalist when it comes to how many ports the machine has, but it is also detrimental to how easy it is to connect peripherals to your machine. I’ve struggled with this for 4 years now — ever since I switched to a MacBook Pro that only had Thunderbolt/USB-C ports on it. Since I’ve been working from home, I’ve set up a semi-permanent workstation in my home office. That area has a wired-in docking station. It’s great for when I’m at my desk, but what about when I eventually have the opportunity to work from our office location or even a public coffee shop? Before I had that opportunity I had to use workarounds for connecting to accessories and I ended up with an endless sea of dongles and adapters. Fortunately, LINEDOCK is available for users like me.


LINEDOCK is a 9-port power dock that is designed to simplify working conditions and productivity with your MacBook Pro. Made of aircraft-grade aluminum, the dock can be used for remote work or while you are at your desk. It offers up to 8 additional hours of battery life for your MacBook Pro as a portable power bank and you have all the modern connection ports available including (but not limited to) HDMI, USB-C, USB-A, and an SD Card Reader. LINEDOCK is only about 0.5 inches tall and weighs around 2 pounds. At first glance, it looks like a closed MacBook Pro. This device is made with the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro in mind, but because it connects using USB-C, you can also connect an iPad Pro (or other USB-C compatible computer). It’s capable of up to 60W of power delivery to a connected computer (up to 100W of passthrough power across all connected devices). It’s 99% plastic-free and incredibly user-friendly. Users also have the option of using LINEDOCK as an external storage device, too. There are three variations of the device — 0GB, 256GB, or 1TB SSD onboard storage.


USB-C: 3 USB: 3 HDMI: 1 Mini DisplayPort: 1 SD Card Reader: 1

Data Speed

USB-C: USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5GB/s) USB: USB3.0 (5GB/s)


Capacity: 19,350mAh / 71.61Wh Power Output: 60W Airplane: OK



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