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Topic # 133467 23-Oct-2013 12:07
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Hi,

Hopefully someone can help me - are the docking stations for the Surface Pro 2 available now or early next year.

The Noel Leeming website says 3-4 days lead time for a docking station, although I'd hate to buy a surface 2 and the find that this is an error and I need to wait another 3-4 months looking at a tiny screen on a machine connected with wifi. (I want to use it as my desktop machine and mobile machine)

Thanks in advance




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  Reply # 920328 23-Oct-2013 12:23
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Pretty sure it's not until next year.

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  Reply # 920425 23-Oct-2013 15:05
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the Surface Dock comes out early next year

If you can't wait you can always by a USB3 based dock

or even just plug in a miniDP dongle into your monitor and a BT keyboard

Here's what they look like:

on my desk with 2 Dell 29" monitors driving off the 1 mDP1.2 cable
https://twitter.com/nathanm/status/392740469756534784/photo/1

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  Reply # 922267 26-Oct-2013 23:48
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Hi Nathan,

So is this promo by Noel Leeming is like a pre-order then?
http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/computers/computer-accessories/other-computer-accessories/microsoft-g5y-00013-docking-station-pro-pro-2/prod125448.html

I'm thinking about picking one up too for my gen-1 Surface Pro.

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  Reply # 922270 27-Oct-2013 00:14
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It has been available, so it's possible they have some.

http://www.wpcentral.com/surface-pro-docking-station-now-available-limited-time




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  Reply # 922334 27-Oct-2013 09:18
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The Surface Pro dock definitely isn't available in NZ quite yet

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  Reply # 923312 28-Oct-2013 23:25
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Thanks guys.

IMHO, it's really quite dishonest for business to advertise something as 3-4 days delay with a 30% off discount. However, I have just noticed that their product page is gone and index is waiting to be refreshed.

Anyway, looking forward to see Surface accessories to show up here in NZ eventually.

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  Reply # 923313 28-Oct-2013 23:30
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it was an honest mistake on their behalf. I have one in the Microsoft Auckland office if you want to swing past and have a look and play

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  Reply # 924478 30-Oct-2013 23:51
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I want one on my desk :)

I was so ready to hand over the money the other night when I saw the advertising!
Hence my disappointment at them and their e-commerce system.

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