Surface Docking Station Now Available For $199 (Update: Now Out of Stock)

Update: Microsoft wasn’t kidding when it said limited quantities, it’s out of stock already

Today Microsoft has made the Surface Docking Station available for sale for $199.  The dock is currently only available in limited quantities but will be more broadly available in 2014.  The dock supports the original Surface Pro and the Surface Pro 2 as well.  Technical specifications:

  • One USB 3.0 port and three USB 2.0 ports connect to multiple devices and peripherals
  • Plug in an external monitor using the Mini DisplayPort. Multiple monitor support is coming soon to Surface Pro 2 (via DisplayPort 1.2 daisy chaining).
  • Charges the Surface Pro/Surface Pro 2 battery and any connected peripherals
  • Dimensions: 316 X 107 X 91mm

Purchase: Surface Docking Station
Source: Mary Jo Foley

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  • Mark Oostveen

    Would an additional USB 3.0 to dvi converter work for making a multiple monitor setup with the original Surface Pro?

    • Mark

      Since the Surface Pro is a full PC, I can think of no reason why it would not work.

  • Michael-Patrick Richter

    I’m using a hp USB 3 dock, which gives me hdmi, display port, gigabit ethernet, plus multiple USB 2 and 3 ports. Running one monitor via hemi, the other via display port. Not sure if a maracas wireless display would work additionally…