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SVALT Cooling Dock model DHCR with 2021 14-inch MacBook Pro M1 Max
Device Compatibility DHCR DHC DH Dx DLx S/RxN S/Rx S/RxM
MacBook Pro 16” M1 M/P 2021+ best best yes yes maybe yes best option
MacBook Pro 14” M1 M/P 2021+ best best yes yes maybe yes best option
MacBook Pro 13” M1 2020-21+ yes best best best no yes yes option
MacBook Pro 16/15” TB 2016-20 yes best yes best no yes best option
MacBook Pro 13” TB 2016-20 yes best yes best no yes yes option
MacBook Pro 13” nTB 2016-19 yes best best best no yes yes option
MacBook Pro 15” Retina 2012-18 yes best yes yes best yes best option
MacBook Pro 13” Retina 2012-17 yes best yes yes best yes yes option
MacBook Air 13” M1 2020-21+ yes best best best no yes yes option
MacBook Air 13” Retina 2018-20 yes best best best no yes yes option
MacBook Air 13/11” 2010-19 yes best best yes best yes yes option
MacBook 12” Retina 2015-18 yes best best best no yes yes option
PC large / gaming laptops maybe maybe maybe no no yes best option
PC medium / standard laptops maybe maybe maybe maybe maybe yes best option
PC small / compact laptops maybe maybe maybe maybe maybe yes yes option
iPad and tablets best best yes yes no no no no
Mac Studio 2022 no no no no no option option best
Mac Mini 2005-2022 no no no no no option option best

Device Setup and Support DHCR DHC DH Dx DLx S/RxN S/Rx S/RxM
laptop screen closed yes yes yes yes yes yes yes option
laptop screen open no no no no no yes yes option
laptop screen opens within pads yes yes yes yes yes yes yes option
pads for different device sizes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Mac Studio and Mini desktops no no no no no option option yes

Cooling Type and Method DHCR DHC DH Dx DLx S/RxN S/Rx S/RxM
professional high-intensity apps yes yes w/ Fx yes yes option yes yes
silent no fan option yes yes yes no no yes option no
fan w/ different fan models w/ Fx w/ Fx w/ Fx yes yes option yes yes
conductive heatsink coupling yes yes no no no no no no
passive heatsink thermal mass yes yes yes yes yes no no no
passive airflow external yes yes yes yes no yes yes yes
passive airflow internal yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
active airflow external w/ Fx w/ Fx w/ Fx yes no option yes yes
active airflow internal w/ Fx w/ Fx w/ Fx yes yes option option yes

Cooling Heatsink Specs DHCR DHC DH Dx DLx S/RxN S/Rx S/RxM
heatsink conductive surface (in2) 13 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
heatsink cooling surface (in2) 169 123 96 92 86 0 0 0
heatsink cooling fin number 12 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
heatsink airflow channel size small large large large none none none none
heatsink metal thermal mass (lb) 3.2 2.5 3.3 1.8 1.9 0 0 0

Cooling Active Airflow Specs DHCR DHC DH Dx DLx S/RxN S/Rx S/RxM
B16 or B14 low/hi spd (1k rpm) 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 option 0.9/1.4 0.9/1.4
R17 or G17 low/hi spd (1k rpm) 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 option 1.2/1.7 1.2/1.7
W20 low/hi spd (1k rpm) 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 option n/a n/a
B16 or B14 low/hi airflow (cfm) 21 21 21 21 21 option 67/90 67/90
R17 or G17 low/hi airflow (cfm) 31 31 31 31 31 option 77/97 77/97
W20 low/hi airflow (cfm) 41 41 41 41 41 option n/a n/a
B16 or B14 low/hi noise (dBA) 12 12 12 13 14 option 11/20 12/21
R17 or G17 low/hi noise (dBA) 17 17 17 18 19 option 15/25 16/26
W20 low/hi noise (dBA) 22 22 22 23 24 option n/a n/a

Right-to-Repair Modularity DHCR DHC DH Dx DLx S/RxN S/Rx S/RxM
bolted modular model system no no no no no yes yes yes
bolted modular cooling system w/ Fx w/ Fx w/ Fx yes yes option yes yes
bolt/snap modular speed control w/ Fx w/ Fx w/ Fx no no option yes yes
bolt/snap fan w/ Fx w/ Fx w/ Fx yes yes option yes yes
includes all tools for disassembly yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
modular parts in travel box no no no no no w/ R w/ R w/ R

Materials and Manufacturing DHCR DHC DH Dx DLx S/RxN S/Rx S/RxM
"R" rectilinear straight side yes no no no no yes yes yes
solid aluminum w/ anodize finish yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
steel w/ powder coat finish no no no no no yes yes yes
trade-in reduce env. impact yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
made locally in Portland, OR yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes

Release and Update DHCR DHC DH Dx DLx S/RxN S/Rx S/RxM
initial release year 2022 2022 2019 2020 2015 2019/22 2019/22 2019/22
most recent update 2022 2022 2022 2022 2022 2022 2022 2022

Key to Terms and Notes:
  • S/RxN = models SxN and SRxN.
  • S/Rx = models Sx and SRx.
  • S/RxM = models SxM and SRxM.
  • w/ Fx = when used with Cooling Fan Fx accessory.
  • option = optional configuration for modular product line, see product pages.
  • best = best performance with full compatibility, see Laptops page.
  • yes = yes for full compatibility, feature or spec, see product page.
  • maybe = possible compatibility, feature or spec, see product page.
  • no = no for non-compatibility, feature or spec, see product page.


Product Feature Diagrams

SVALT Cooling Dock model DHCR with noted features diagram Cooling Dock model DHCR


SVALT Cooling Dock model DHC with noted features diagram Cooling Dock model DHC


SVALT Cooling Dock model DH with noted features diagram Cooling Dock model DH


SVALT Cooling Dock model Dx with noted features diagram Cooling Dock model Dx


SVALT Cooling Dock model DLx with noted features diagram Cooling Dock model DLx


SVALT Cooling Fan model Fx with noted features diagram Cooling Fan model Fx


SVALT Cooling Stand model SRx with noted features diagram Cooling Stand model SRx


SVALT Cooling Stand model Sx with noted features diagram Cooling Stand model Sx


SVALT Cooling Stand model SRxN with noted features diagram Cooling Stand model SRxN


SVALT Cooling Stand model SxN with noted features diagram Cooling Stand model SxN


SVALT Cooling Stand model SRxM with noted features diagram Cooling Stand model SRxM


SVALT Cooling Stand model SxM with noted features diagram Cooling Stand model SxM