Connectors hook up when a Macbook is dropped into the vertical dock. This stand has a very small desktop footprint and is nicely designed.
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Pro Comes with pre-installed cables
Henge Docks comes with Mini DisplayPort, USB 3.0 and TRRS audio extension cables pre-installed. There's also space for a MagSafe connector.
Pro Reduces the space that the laptop takes up on the desk
Pro Solid build quality
The latest models are built using zinc alloy so they are quite sturdy, weigh 2.5 pounds and has wings on both sides to prevent it from tipping over.
Pro Rubber pads prevent scratching
Rubber pads on the inside and on the bottom of the stand prevent it from scratching the laptop or the surface it's on.
Pro Matches Apple design aesthetic
Pro Built-in cable organizer
There's space for all cables in the back with grooves for each wire to help keep them organized.
Pro Holes in the stand line up with Macbook's vents
Con Does not accommodate a hard case
Henge Dock does not work with a shell case.
Con Current power solution could be better
Macbooks can only be used in clamshell mode when connected to power. That requires either connecting a MagSafe connector each time the laptop is put in the stand or installing a separate MagSafe connector permanently.