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Cooling Dock

Ships in 1-4+ weeks, see orders tab.

  • The Cooling Dock uses a unique leaning vertical configuration for easy closed-screen clamshell setup and processor area cooling to help restore performance potential for pro users.
  • All Cooling Dock models run the laptop in closed-screen clamshell mode with a leaning support milled from solid aluminum that provides passive heat sink cooling, preserves built-in screen/keyboard, reduces desktop footprint, includes a user adjustable laptop locking pad, and allows for easy clamshell mode setup with access to the laptop’s power button while connected to cables and safely held within a padded cradle.
    • The new D2n Pro, D2 Pro and D1 Pro models (formerly named D2 Pro II and D1 Pro II) include universal support and active cooling designed for all Mac and PC laptops, with optimization for current generation Mac laptops. All three models drive airflow through vents that cool the laptop’s enclosure at the processor location as well as the surrounding enclosure. The D2 cooling system offers multiple user selectable modes, user customization, and an external thermistor to measure laptop enclosure temperatures and automatically adjusts fan speeds. The D2 Pro is available with either a standard D2 cooling system that prioritizes high-speed cooling performance for maximum cooling potential or a D2n cooling system that prioritizes low-speed audio performance for noise critical environments. The D1 cooling system uses a single speed with balanced cooling and audio performance for simplicity of operation. All three models use a modular cooling system that allows for exchanging cooling systems, as well as easier servicing and maintenance.
    • The original D1 Legacy model (formerly named D1 Pro) includes a support and active cooling system designed to internally cool processors with cooling air driven directly into a center intake vent on compatible prior generation Mac laptops (2012-2015 MacBook Pro, 2008-2017 MacBook Air, and select PC laptops). The cooling system uses a single speed with balanced cooling and audio performance for simplicity of operation.
    • The updated D model includes universal support and passive cooling designed for all Mac and PC laptops, with optimization for current generation Mac laptops. It feature a massive 3.3 pound aluminum heat sink and a natural cooling airflow channel for silent cooling.
  • The Cooling Dock product line includes the new next generation D2 Pro and D1 Pro models, as well as an updated D model. The new D2 Pro model is now available with either a standard D2 cooling system that prioritizes high-speed cooling performance for maximum cooling potential or a D2n cooling system that prioritizes low-speed audio performance for noise critical environments. All new models include universal support and cooling designed for all Mac and PC laptops, with optimization for current generation Mac laptops. All model D2 Pro, D1 Pro and D orders have included the new or updated models since September 2020, and D2n Pro November 2020.

    In support of our existing customers, we offer the following upgrade options:
    • Customers awaiting shipments: An email has been sent to the customer’s provided order address about the D2n Pro model option.
    • Existing new D2/D1 Pro customers: The new D2 Pro and D1 Pro models use a modular cooling system that can be exchanged or upgraded with a separate D2n, D2 or D1 modular cooling system (see page for partial refunds options on returned cooling systems).
    • Existing original D2/D1 Legacy customers: We can transfer your original D2/D1 Legacy cooling system into a new next generation aluminum cradle with new venting and new padding, as well as a new thermistor location for D2s. The transfer includes cooling system cleaning, as well as a firmware update for D2s. The cost depends on your original model and its condition, please contact us to request a quote.
    • Existing original D1 Legacy customers: Purchase a new next generation D2/D1 Pro and then receive a partial refund when you return your original D1 Legacy model. The refund amount depends on product condition, please contact us for details and a refund estimate.
    • Existing D customers: Purchase a set of Laptop Retention Pads at our material cost.
    • SVALT products are made locally and hand built to order. Orders typically ship out within 5 business days of order date, with the D model shipping out in approximately 1-2 business days, the original D1 Legacy model shipping out in approximately 3-5 business days, and the new D2/D1 Pro models shipping out in approximately 20+ business days (the first production run of D2/D1 Pro products has sold out and the next batch is in process). Please contact us at anytime for a shipping lead time estimate or shipment status update.
    • Discounted shipping rates are offered without markup. Before proceeding to checkout, you can estimate shipping by adding an item to your cart and then viewing the cart.
    • Lifetime support for anyone with a SVALT product.
    • 30-day return and 1-year limited warranty for US customers.
    • SVALT is a local company based in Portland, Oregon. Oregon does not collect sales tax.
    • International customers are responsible for paying their country’s import fees and taxes upon delivery.
    • See policies for additional details.
See below for features and specs.

Running in clamshell mode traps heat while external displays and pro apps can make laptop fans scream, degrade hardware reliability and reduce performance.

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