AYANEO Docking Station Review – Expand your AYANEO handheld gaming PC

AYANEO MULTI DOCKING STATION
  • Design
    (5)
  • Build Quality
    (5)
  • Features
    (4.5)

Summary

The AYANEO Multi Station provides plenty of expansion ports with USB Type-C, Type-A, HDMI, ethernet and SD card reader.

Overall
4.8
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Pros

  • Compact design
  • Adjustable USB Type-C port location for device compatibility
  • Status LED indicator
  • Built in SD & Micro SD card reader

 

Cons

  • One more USB port would have been handy

In our AYANEO multi docking station review we check out the features and test it with HDMI output.

The AYANEO multi docking station is available in two colours; Almond Grey and Graphite Black. It measures 5.9 x 2.7 x 1.45 inches (15.1 x 7.0 x 3.7 cm) and weighs around 200g. There is a patented base plug that is USB Type-C. This can be adjusted to fit all models of the AYANEO range including AYANEO 2, AYANEO Geek, AYANEO Air Pro, AYANEO Next, AYANEO Next Pro, AYANEO 2021 and AYANEO 2021 Pro.

AYANEO Multi Station Dock Dimensions
AYANEO Multi Station Dock Dimensions

The AYANEO multi station can be powered via the USB Type-C port which also charges the AYANEO. It can also be powered by the AYANEO itself. Located on the top of the multi station is a power indicator which has three colours to show the status whether it is self powered, powered or charging a device.

There are full size SD and micro SD card slots on the right side of the dock.

AYANEO Multi Station Dock Right View
AYANEO Multi Station Dock Right View

On the back from left to right is a USB Type-C port that can be used for peripherals such as an external hard disk. There are two USB-A ports which can be used for mouse and keyboard as an example. The second USB Type-C port is used for the docking station power and can also charge connected AYANEO handhelds.

AYANEO Multi Station Dock Back View
AYANEO Multi Station Dock Back View

The HDMI 2.0b port can be used for video output from your AYANEO to your TV or monitor, it supports up to 4K at 60Hz. The Gigabit ethernet port ensures you have secure and high-speed data transfer to and from the AYANEO Multi Docking Station.

AYANEO Multi Station Dock HDMI Output
AYANEO Multi Station Dock HDMI Output

All you need to do is adjust the dock’s USB-Type-C for your handheld and plug it in. After a second or two you will have access to any peripherals, video output etc. You can even connect a game controller and play your favourite AAA Windows games on the big TV or monitor.

We like that the docking station is very compact. You can fit it in a small bag and it does not have any protruding parts like some docks. We also like the adjustable USB port which means you can potentially use it with other devices if they are compatible.

You can learn more and buy the AYANEO multi station here. If you have any questions please feel free to ask in the comments.

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