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DockCase is a one-stop solution made for the type C-only MacBook.
The KickStarter funding period has now come to a close. Feel frustrated not getting one in-time? Doooon't be. Now our official website accepts orders from the globe. Grab the chance to place an order now.
The KickStarter funding period has now come to a close. Feel frustrated not getting one in-time? Doooon't be. Now our official website accepts orders from the globe. Grab the chance to place an order now.
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DOCKCASE - The ultimate dock and case for MacBook

$148,353

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“……why there are dozens of adapters and docks out there that still don’t have the sole function I’m looking for.” - From MacRumors  

“For photographers and videographers, this is a bittersweet change: losing the built-in SD card reader on older Mac laptops is awfully inconvenient…….” - From Macworld  

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When Apple embraced the type C port design on MacBook Pro, there’re a lot to endure for the new users. People just can’t find a one-stop solution when facing a flood of adapters. We’ve tested almost all type C docks and hubs in the market, and disappointingly none of these provides the ultimate satisfaction to serve as an ideal and unique accessory for MacBook Pro.

Introducing DockCase:  

a breakthrough solution for MacBook Pro that integrates a protective carry-case with a nine-port docking station. We know what a hassle it is to be faced with so many different types of dongles. Choosing between docks and cases can be such a drag. DockCase makes it easy: a one-stop solution with wide-ranging functionality and superior protection, all in a sleek and simple design.

  

 

Carrying around a handful of dongles is such a pain, and sometimes forget to bring the right adapter to get things done makes it worse. The DockCase packs the MacBook Pro with all missing ports back. You’ll never get wrong with the DockCase. It is designed to be the ultimate accessory for your MacBook Pro. 

Many dock solutions on the market are loose on the connection part, which makes data transfer more fragile than ever. The DockCase connects to your MacBook Pro stably with the provided type C cable that avoid connection loose and data loss.

 

 

One adapter is not enough to get things done?   

Tired of plugging in and off to replace adapters?

Sometimes forget to take it, and even can’t find them anymore?

DockCase has a total of nine different ports with five connection types. With DockCase, you can connect your SD card, hard drive, flash drive, monitor, camera, printer, phone, and more, all at the same time. Save the time replacing and finding new adapters, enjoy the one-stop solution that makes a productive MacBook Pro.

 

 

 

Precision-milled dock adopts premium aluminum alloy, endures abrasions and heat dissipation. We tried for many times to fine-tune the space between ports to ports , in order to make good use of each port.  

 

 

Through rounds of touch and usage comparisons between different leather types, we finally select microfiber leather. It’s a kind of premium leather widely used in car interiors that delivers ultimate touch comfort. And it has better strength, and endures wear and scratch better than genuine leather.  

  

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

  

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Organize the Cable

DockCase comes with type-C cable that connects your MacBook Pro and the DockCase. A slot inside the case organizes the cable, so you can carry them together on the go. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instead of a stiff and round cable, we upgraded it into a flexible and flat one, with the plug head encased with aluminum alloy and the IC chip replaced with the latest E-mark. There will be a D logo embellished at the plug head, while the E-mark chip provides a current protection for your laptop and delivers a more stable performance for HDMI display. This cable with reinforced flexibility, reliable durability and high performance, represents our gratitude to everyone who backed DockCase.   

 

Introducing the New Stretch Goal 

By reaching the $180,000 funding goal, this Champagne Gold version will be unlocked. Backers can choose between the Champagne Gold version and the Silver version according to your own preference. But please be aware that this Champagne Gold version is only available for MacBook Pro 13" and MacBook Pro 15". Can't wait to see we together unlock this amazing new version!

Special Limited Offer for New MacBook 12"  

To meet increasing demand of DockCase for New MacBook 12", We’re making 200 limited rewards of a new edition DockCase for New MacBook 12"(2016, 2017). All ports of the DockCase work perfectly with your New MacBook, and the dimensions are all revamped to deliver a good fit. For MacBook 2015 edition, it works but you have to put your laptop in charge to ensure there's enough power to drive the dock, so we don't recommend backers pledge this one for MacBook 2015. To fulfill the promised delivery time, we will only make 200 pieces and in Midnight Black only. Pledge yours now!

 

 

Introducing the Genuine Leather DockCase:  

Now the genuine leather version is available to order. The case is made of top-grain genuine leather from the top layer of cowhide. By meticulously buffing out the leather, blemishes on the top surface are reduced to ensure a sleek look, and meanwhile the natural character is maintained. The top-grain leather features better breathability and high strength, delivering a tender touch in the palm of your hand. Now we provide 50 sets of each, for MacBook Pro 13” and MacBook Pro 15”. And only available in black version. Grab the chance to order now!

 

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

We expect to deliver DockCase with uncompromising quality to backers according to our timeline. The prototypes are almost ready to go, but there are still many challenges that could pop up at any time. We can't promise everything carry out as planned if there are unpredictable hiccups, but with an experienced team of engineers and manufacturing specialists, we can minimize risks and challenges to meet the estimated delivery time.

We provide free shipping to certain countries, but backers will be responsible for paying extra customs and duties, which rarely occur, depending on where you live.

This is our first time shipping products to customers all around the world. We hope all our backers can have the reward in time, but unwanted things are hard to avoid. We will try our best to keep all backers tuned through the process.

Looking forward to share the joy with backers when using the DockCase.

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