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Innovative Kensington Rugged Case enhances protection and connection for Surface Pro 8

BlackBelt Rugged Case with Integrated Mobile Dock for Surface Pro 8 combines military-grade docking and protection to expand connectivity, productivity and creativity

BURLINGAME, Calif., April 26, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kensington®the global leader in desktop and mobility computing solutions for IT, business and home office professionals and The Professionals’ Choice, today announced the launch of the BlackBelt™ Rugged Case with Docking Station. built-in mobile dock for Surface™ Pro 8. An industry first, the new BlackBelt Case combines a full docking station with military-grade device protection in a slim, rugged design that enhances usability of Surface Pro 8 in the office and provides peace of mind when using the device on the go.

The Kensington BlackBelt Rugged Case with Integrated Mobile Dock for Surface Pro 8 is designed exclusively for Surface Pro and has been developed in partnership with Microsoft to deliver the best quality, form, fit and function. In addition to providing rugged protection from drops and wipes, the new BlackBelt Rugged Case incorporates a mobile docking station that adds valuable connectivity capabilities to the Surface Pro 8 that enhance user productivity and creativity .

Features and Benefits of the BlackBelt Rugged Case with Integrated Mobile Docking Station for Surface Pro 8:

  • Develop connectivity – Two 10Gbps USB 3.2 Gen2 ports (one USB-A and one USB-C) allow users to connect accessories such as storage and USB input devices. The USB-C port can also provide direct 60W power to charge the Surface Pro (USB-C power supply not included).

  • Dedicated video ports – Connect a projector or two monitors via HDMI and USB-C to create a complete desktop setup. Natively supports up to a single 4K output at 30Hz and two 1440p outputs at 60Hz. Supports a single 4K output at 60Hz when the host device has DSC enabled.

  • Military-grade protection – Meets MIL-STD-810H Method 504.3 Fluid Contamination and Method 516.8 Drop Testing to protect the Surface Pro 8 from potential drop damage and allows the BlackBelt case to withstand repeated contact with harsh chemicals in cleaning agents and disinfectants.

  • Improved functionality – A self-adjusting wrist strap, stand that supports standard Surface Round and Classroom Pens, TypeCover keyboard strap, and kickstand opening provide convenience and protection while maintaining full access to all Surface Pro 8 features.

  • Integrated SD card reader – A dedicated Micro SD UHS-II SD 4.0 card reader is ideal for expanding Surface Pro storage and transferring files and folders.

  • TAA compliant, plus industry-leading support and warranty – Backed by a two-year warranty and exceptional customer support, you can rest assured that Kensington has you covered.

“Kensington continues to innovate around solutions that enhance and extend the capabilities of world-class products like Microsoft’s Surface Pro 8,” said Rafi Khusro, director of global product marketing. “Incorporating a docking station into our award-winning BlackBelt family of rugged cases dramatically improves the functionality and connectivity of the Surface Pro 8, eliminating the cost and inconvenience of carrying multiple adapters or dongles. This solution integrated makes it a great device even better by improving its usability in the office, at home and everywhere in between.”


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About Kensington

Kensington is a leading supplier of desktop and mobile device accessories trusted by IT professionals, educators, businesses and home offices around the world for over 40 years. Kensington strives to anticipate the needs and challenges of an ever-changing workplace and create award-winning professional-grade solutions for organizations committed to providing top professionals with the tools they need to thrive. . The company prides itself on being the choice of professionals and its core values ​​of design, quality, support and durability.

In office and mobile environments, Kensington’s broad portfolio of award-winning products deliver reliable security, office productivity innovations and ergonomic well-being.

Based in Burlingame, California, Kensington is the inventor and world leader in laptop security locks. Kensington is a division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), one of the world’s largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded commercial, academic and consumer products, sold in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Kensington is a registered trademark of ACCO Brands. Kensington The Professionals’ Choice and BlackBelt are registered trademarks of ACCO Brands. All other registered and unregistered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

© 2022 Kensington Computer Products Group, a division of ACCO Brands. All rights reserved.

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