Kensington SD1500 mobile dock is a must have for Macbook users: Kensington SD1500 specs overview

Kensington SD1500 review

Macbook and Macbook Air users often find themselves fiddling between various adapters just to get basic tasks done and Kensington might have found a solution to that problem. Meet the Kensington SD1500 mobile dock which makes use of your Macbook’s USB-C connector to provide you all the ports from past and present in one sleek casing.

The Kensington SD1500 mobile dock specs include USB 3.0 port, LAN, VGA and HDMI port. The USB 3.0 is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 devices and the HDMI can output 4k or 1080p resolution.

The Kensington SD1500 mobile dock is quite small and portable enough to be taken anywhere you go. Kensington SD1500 mobile dock is on sale for 90 dollars and comes with 2 years warranty.

Kensington SD1500 specifications

  • UPC: 085896339694
  • Best For: 4K Monitors, 4K Projectors
  • Cable Length (ft/m): 90mm
  • Compatibility: Chrome OS 44 and above, Mac OS X 10.10, Mac OS X 10.11, Windows 10, Windows 8.1
  • Connections: Gigabit, USB-C
  • Features: Thunderbolt 3 Compatible

Kensington SD1500 review specs

Kensington SD1500 features

* 4K HDMI or HD VGA Video Output to an external monitor, TV or projector (Host device must support DisplayPort Alt Mode over USB-C)
* Hideaway USB-C cable
* USB 3.0 port for peripheral accessory expansion
* Gigabit Ethernet port for a reliable network connection (requires one-time LAN driver download at installation on Mac OS)
* Compact design easily fits into a laptop backpack or carrying case
* Thunderbolt 3 compatible
* Future-proof online firmware upgrade available for Windows updates
* Compatible with Windows® 10, 8.1; Mac OS® X 10.10 or later; Chrome OS

Ethernet driver installation process for USB C Mobile Dock for MAC OS

Download Ethernet driver from Kensington website. Link
Unzip “AX88179_178A_Macintosh_10.10_to_10.11_Driver_Installer_v2.8.0”
Click “AX88179_178A.dmg” to unzip fileStep
Click disk “AX88179”
Click “AX88179_178A_v2.8.0.pkg” file
Click “Continue” to next step
Choose” Installation Type” then click “Install”
Enter “Username and Password” of system and then click “Install Software”
Click “Continue Installation” to next step
System will start installation
Once installation completes, click “Restart” to reboot the system