10 Best Plugable Technologies Docking Stations Locks
for September 2021

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Plugable USB 3.0 Dual DisplayPort 4K Monitor Universal Laptop Docking Station for Windows and Mac (Dual 4K DisplayPort, Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports)

Plugable USB 3.0 Dual DisplayPort 4K Monitor Universal Laptop Docking Station for Windows and Mac (Dual 4K DisplayPort

Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports)

by Plugable
What We like

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS - UD-6950 connects to modern Windows and Mac systems with USB 3.0 Type-A port or USB-C port. DisplayPort (not HDMI) monitors, Intel SkyLake i3 or previous generation Intel Core i7, AMD A10 at 2.0GHz or better. Intel HD 4000, AMD Radeon HD 8650, NVidia GeForce 7xxM or better. 8GB of RAM or more. Requires DisplayLink Graphics driver to be installed

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Product Features

  • COMPATIBILITY - Full support for Windows 10, 8.1, and 7 and macOS 10.14+ with driver installation. Linux not supported. Not a charging dock. Docking station suggested for use with web and productivity software; not recommended for gaming, video playback or high end graphics work
  • EXPANDABILITY - Plugable UD-6950 provides dual DisplayPort (DP++) outputs, Gigabit Ethernet, audio input/output & six USB 3.0 ports. Dual DisplayPorts support two displays up to [email protected] or a single [email protected] display when using DisplayPort 1.2 displays and cables. Also supports popular lower resolution modes such as 3440x1440, 2560x1440, 1920x1080 (1080P) and more
  • DUAL DISPLAYPORT MONITORS - Please note DisplayPort and HDMI are separate standards which utilize different cables and connectors. Most PC monitors and all TVs do not have DisplayPort connections. Conversion to HDMI, Single-Link DVI, or VGA is possible via adapters (sold separately). See additional adapter model information below

Dual displayport monitors - please note displayport and hdmi are separate standards which utilize different cables and connectors. most pc monitors and all tvs do not have displayport connections. conversion to hdmi, single-link dvi, or vga is possible via adapters (sold separately). see additional adapter model information below Expandability - Plugable ud-6950 provides dual displayport (dp++) outputs, gigabit ethernet, audio input/output & six usb 3.0 ports. dual displayports support two displays up to [email protected] or a single [email protected] display when using displayport 1.2 displays and cables. also supports popular lower resolution modes such as 3440x1440, 2560x1440, 1920x1080 (1080p) and more Compatibility - full support for windows 10, 8.1, and 7 and macos 10.14+ with driver installation. linux not supported. not a charging dock. docking station suggested for use with web and productivity software; not recommended for gaming, video playback or high end graphics work

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Plugable USB 3.0 and USB-C Dual 4K Display Docking Station with DisplayPort and HDMI for Windows and Mac (Dual 4K DisplayPort & HDMI, Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports) Vertical

Plugable USB 3.0 and USB-C Dual 4K Display Docking Station with DisplayPort and HDMI for Windows and Mac (Dual 4K DisplayPort & HDMI

Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports) Vertical

by Plugable
What We like

DUAL 4K MONITORS - Equipped with dual HDMI and DisplayPort ports for easy connection to two 4K monitors, each supporting resolutions up to 3840x2160 @ 60Hz. Lower resolutions such 1920x1080 (1080p) are also supported

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Product Features

  • COMPATIBILITY - Laptop docking station is compatible with Windows 10, 8.x, and 7 and macOS 10.14+. Plug and play driver installation via Windows Update; manual driver installation on Mac. Linux not supported. Dock does not charge host PC.
  • FLEXIBLE EXPANDABILITY - This USB laptop dock provides dual HDMI or DisplayPort video outputs, wired Gigabit Ethernet, 3.5mm combination audio jack, and six USB 3.0 ports. Includes both USB 3.0 and USB-C cables for flexible host connectivity
  • RECOMMENDED USE - For use with web and productivity software at home or the office. Not recommended for gaming. Cannot be mixed with non-DisplayLink USB adapters. Does not support HDCP, will not playback encrypted or copy-protected content

Flexible expandability - this usb laptop dock provides dual hdmi or displayport video outputs, wired gigabit ethernet, 3.5mm combination audio jack, and six usb 3.0 ports. includes both usb 3.0 and usb-c cables for flexible host connectivity Compatibility - laptop docking station is compatible with windows 10, 8.x, and 7 and macos 10.14+. plug and play driver installation via windows update; manual driver installation on mac. linux not supported. dock does not charge host pc. Recommended use - for use with web and productivity software at home or the office. not recommended for gaming. cannot be mixed with non-displaylink usb adapters. does not support hdcp, will not playback encrypted or copy-protected content

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Plugable USB-C 4K Triple Display Docking Station with Charging Support for Specific USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 Windows and Mac Systems (1x HDMI and 2x DisplayPort++ Outputs, 5x USB Ports, 60W USB PD)

Plugable USB-C 4K Triple Display Docking Station with Charging Support for Specific USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 Windows and Mac Systems (1x HDMI and 2x DisplayPort++ Outputs

5x USB Ports, 60W USB PD)

by Plugable
What We like

IMPORTANT NOTES - The full product description has important info regarding requirements and limitations of this dock. USB-C required. Not all devices support all features. No HDCP support. Supports Intel and M1 Macs on macOS 10.14+ with driver installation

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Product Features

  • USB-C FEATURES - USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 ports can enable features such as USB Alternate Mode (Alt Mode) and USB Power Delivery (PD) charging. Support for these features is determined by your laptop manufacturer. See product description for details
  • TRIPLE 4K DISPLAY DOCK - With a compatible USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 laptop or Windows tablet, this dock can charge your device, connect up to 3 monitors, add a Gigabit Ethernet connection, add 3.5mm headphone and microphone jacks, and add multiple USB ports
  • HDMI AND DISPLAYPORT - This dock features 3 video outputs including 1x HDMI 1.4 output capable of 4K 30Hz, and 2x DisplayPort 1.2 (DP++) outputs capable of 4K 60Hz. Video adapters (not included) can convert DisplayPort to VGA, single-link DVI, or HDMI

Usb-c features - usb-c and thunderbolt 3 ports can enable features such as usb alternate mode (alt mode) and usb power delivery (pd) charging. support for these features is determined by your laptop manufacturer. see product description for details Triple 4k display dock - with a compatible usb-c or thunderbolt 3 laptop or windows tablet, this dock can charge your device, connect up to 3 monitors, add a gigabit ethernet connection, add 3.5mm headphone and microphone jacks, and add multiple usb ports Hdmi and displayport - this dock features 3 video outputs including 1x hdmi 1.4 output capable of 4k 30hz, and 2x displayport 1.2 (dp++) outputs capable of 4k 60hz. video adapters (not included) can convert displayport to vga, single-link dvi, or hdmi

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Plugable USB-C Triple Display Docking Station with Charging Support Power Delivery for Specific Windows USB Type-C and Thunderbolt 3 Systems (2X HDMI and 1x DVI Outputs, 5X USB Ports, 60W USB PD)

Plugable USB-C Triple Display Docking Station with Charging Support Power Delivery for Specific Windows USB Type-C and Thunderbolt 3 Systems (2X HDMI and 1x DVI Outputs

5X USB Ports, 60W USB PD)

by Plugable
What We like

IMPORTANT NOTES - The full product description has important info regarding requirements and limitations of this dock. USB-C required. Not all devices support all features. No HDCP support. Linux, Chrome OS not supported. For Mac-compatible triple display dock, check out UD-ULC4K and UD-3900PDZ

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Product Features

  • USB-C FEATURES - USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 ports can enable features such as USB Alternate Mode (Alt Mode) and 60W USB Power Delivery (PD) charging. Support for these features is determined by your laptop manufacturer. See product description for details
  • HDMI AND DVI/VGA - This dock features 3 video outputs including 1x HDMI 1.4 output capable of 4K 30Hz, 1x HDMI 1.3, and 1x DVI/VGA outputs support 1080p 60Hz
  • TRIPLE MONITOR DOCK - With a compatible USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 laptop or Windows tablet, this dock can charge your device, connect up to 3 monitors, add a Gigabit Ethernet connection, add 3.5mm headphone and microphone jacks, and add multiple USB ports

Triple monitor dock - with a compatible usb-c or thunderbolt 3 laptop or windows tablet, this dock can charge your device, connect up to 3 monitors, add a gigabit ethernet connection, add 3.5mm headphone and microphone jacks, and add multiple usb ports Hdmi and dvi/vga - this dock features 3 video outputs including 1x hdmi 1.4 output capable of 4k 30hz, 1x hdmi 1.3, and 1x dvi/vga outputs support 1080p 60hz Usb-c features - usb-c and thunderbolt 3 ports can enable features such as usb alternate mode (alt mode) and 60w usb power delivery (pd) charging. support for these features is determined by your laptop manufacturer. see product description for details

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Plugable USB 3.0 and USB-C Universal Laptop Docking Station for Windows and Mac (Dual Video HDMI, Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports)

Plugable USB 3.0 and USB-C Universal Laptop Docking Station for Windows and Mac (Dual Video HDMI

Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports)

by Plugable
What We like

DUAL HD MONITORS - Equipped with 2 HDMI ports easily connect two HDMI monitors, each supporting resolutions up to 1920x1200. Lower resolutions such 1080p (1920x1080) are also supported

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Product Features

  • FLEXIBLE EXPANDABILITY - This USB Laptop Dock provides dual HDMI video outputs, wired Gigabit Ethernet, 3.5mm combination audio jack, two USB 3.0 ports, and four USB 2.0 ports. Includes both USB 3.0 and USB-C cables for flexible host connectivity
  • RECOMMENDED USE - For use with web and productivity software at home or the office. Not recommended for gaming. Cannot be mixed with non-DisplayLink USB adapters. DisplayPort connections not supported. Does not support HDCP, will not playback encrypted or copy-protected content
  • COMPATIBILITY - Docking station is compatible with Windows 10, 8.x, and 7 systems and macOS 10.14+. Plug and play driver installation via Windows Update; manual driver installation on Mac. Linux not supported. Dock does not charge host PC

Recommended use - for use with web and productivity software at home or the office. not recommended for gaming. cannot be mixed with non-displaylink usb adapters. displayport connections not supported. does not support hdcp, will not playback encrypted or copy-protected content Flexible expandability - this usb laptop dock provides dual hdmi video outputs, wired gigabit ethernet, 3.5mm combination audio jack, two usb 3.0 ports, and four usb 2.0 ports. includes both usb 3.0 and usb-c cables for flexible host connectivity Compatibility - docking station is compatible with windows 10, 8.x, and 7 systems and macos 10.14+. plug and play driver installation via windows update; manual driver installation on mac. linux not supported. dock does not charge host pc

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Plugable USB 3.0 Dual 4K Display Horizontal Docking Station with DisplayPort and HDMI for Windows and Mac (Dual 4K DisplayPort & HDMI, Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports)

Plugable USB 3.0 Dual 4K Display Horizontal Docking Station with DisplayPort and HDMI for Windows and Mac (Dual 4K DisplayPort & HDMI

Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports)

by Plugable
What We like

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS - Compatible with modern Windows and Mac systems with USB 3.0 Type-A or Type-C ports with DisplayLink USB Graphics driver installed. Recommended hardware specifications can be found in the listing below

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Product Features

  • COMPATIBILITY - For Windows 10, 8.x, and 7 and macOS 10.14+ with driver installation. Linux/Unix not supported. Does not charge or power the host computer. Suggested use: web and productivity software; not recommended: gaming, video playback, 2D/3D graphic tools
  • DUAL 4K DISPLAYS - Supports up to 4K on two independent displays using either DisplayPort 1.2 or HDMI 2.0, also supports most common resolutions including 3840x1080, 2560x1440, 1080p and more
  • EXPANDABILITY - Plugable UD-6950H supports dual 4K displays with either HDMI or DisplayPort, Gigabit Ethernet, audio input/output & six USB 3.0 ports

Compatibility - for windows 10, 8.x, and 7 and macos 10.14+ with driver installation. linux/unix not supported. does not charge or power the host computer. suggested use: web and productivity software; not recommended: gaming, video playback, 2d/3d graphic tools Dual 4k displays - supports up to 4k on two independent displays using either displayport 1.2 or hdmi 2.0, also supports most common resolutions including 3840x1080, 2560x1440, 1080p and more Expandability - Plugable ud-6950h supports dual 4k displays with either hdmi or displayport, gigabit ethernet, audio input/output & six usb 3.0 ports

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Plugable USB 3.0 Universal Laptop Docking Station Dual Monitor for Windows and Mac (Dual Video: HDMI and DVI/VGA/HDMI, Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports)

Plugable USB 3.0 Universal Laptop Docking Station Dual Monitor for Windows and Mac (Dual Video: HDMI and DVI/VGA/HDMI

Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports)

by Plugable
What We like

FLEXIBLE EXPANDABILITY - A single USB 3.0 connection from a host PC to this dock provides dual video outputs, wired Gigabit Ethernet, 3.5mm Headphone and Microphone jacks, two USB 3.0 ports, and four USB 2.0 ports

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Product Features

  • COMPATIBILITY - Docking station compatible with Windows 10, 8.x, 7, and XP systems, and Macs with 10.14+. Additional adapter needed for USB-C systems (USBC-AF3). Plug and play driver installation via Windows Update. Wired Ethernet supports Gigabit speed. Dock does not charge host PC
  • RECOMMENDED USE - For use with web and productivity software; not recommended for gaming. Cannot be mixed with non-DisplayLink USB adapters. DisplayPort connections not supported. Does not support HDCP, will not playback encrypted or copy-protected content
  • DUAL HD MONITORS - Built-in HDMI and DVI outputs each supporting 1920x1200 resolution @ 60Hz refresh rate. Includes DVI to VGA adapter and DVI to HDMI adapter. HDMI port supports resolutions up to 2560x1440 @ 50Hz with a single HDMI display only

Dual hd monitors - built-in hdmi and dvi outputs each supporting 1920x1200 resolution @ 60hz refresh rate. includes dvi to vga adapter and dvi to hdmi adapter. hdmi port supports resolutions up to 2560x1440 @ 50hz with a single hdmi display only Recommended use - for use with web and productivity software; not recommended for gaming. cannot be mixed with non-displaylink usb adapters. displayport connections not supported. does not support hdcp, will not playback encrypted or copy-protected content Compatibility - docking station compatible with windows 10, 8.x, 7, and xp systems, and macs with 10.14+. additional adapter needed for usb-c systems (usbc-af3). plug and play driver installation via windows update. wired ethernet supports gigabit speed. dock does not charge host pc

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Plugable USB 3.0 to DisplayPort 4K UHD (Ultra-High-Definition) Video Graphics Adapter for Multiple Monitors up to 3840x2160 (Supports Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7)

Plugable USB 3.0 to DisplayPort 4K UHD (Ultra-High-Definition) Video Graphics Adapter for Multiple Monitors up to 3840x2160 (Supports Windows 10

8.1, 8, 7)

by Plugable
What We like

BROAD COMPATIBILITY - Works with any modern Windows laptop, desktop, or tablet device, and most legacy Windows systems

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Product Features

  • MULTIPLE DISPLAYS - Connect multiple USB 3.0 display adapters to your computer to expand your screen space with up to 6 additional 3840x2160 DisplayPort displays (one 4K display per adapter)
  • COMPACT AND PORTABLE - Easily stow in any backpack or laptop bag, taking up roughly the same space as a pack of playing cards. No external power adapter needed
  • BOOST PRODUCTIVITY - Maximize your productivity and workspace. With multiple displays, youre able to get more done in less time especially on tasks that have you working across a handful of windows and tabs

Multiple displays - connect multiple usb 3.0 display adapters to your computer to expand your screen space with up to 6 additional 3840x2160 displayport displays (one 4k display per adapter) Boost productivity - maximize your productivity and workspace. with multiple displays, youre able to get more done in less time especially on tasks that have you working across a handful of windows and tabs Compact and portable - easily stow in any backpack or laptop bag, taking up roughly the same space as a pack of playing cards. no external power adapter needed

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Plugable 4K DisplayPort and HDMI Dual Monitor Adapter with Ethernet for USB 3.0 and USB-C, Compatible with Windows

Plugable 4K DisplayPort and HDMI Dual Monitor Adapter with Ethernet for USB 3.0 and USB-C

Compatible with Windows

by Plugable
What We like

FLEXIBLE CONNECTION - Add 2 monitors using either DisplayPort or HDMI allowing for a versatile 1 in 2 out solution to fit your equipment. Easily adapt USB 3.0 systems with included USB-C to USB 3.0 adapter, fulfilling your USB C to HDMI adapter needs and more

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Product Features

  • DUAL 4K MONITORS - Video adapter is equipped with dual DisplayPort and HDMI ports for easy connection to two 4K monitors. Each monitor can run in extended mode displaying unique content, and supporting resolutions up to 3840x2160 @ 60Hz and lower resolutions such as 1920x1080 (1080p)
  • SUPPORTS WINDOWS AND MAC - Compatible with, and easily installed, on most Windows 10, 8.x, and 7 computers and macOS 10.14+. Linux and Chrome OS are not supported
  • IMPORTANT NOTES - Supports most modern Windows and Mac systems, with additional requirements for 4K output. Doesn't support playback of HDCP-protected content. Not recommended for gaming or software requiring a dedicated graphics card. See system requirements below

Important notes - supports most modern windows and mac systems, with additional requirements for 4k output. doesn't support playback of hdcp-protected content. not recommended for gaming or software requiring a dedicated graphics card. see system requirements below Dual 4k monitors - video adapter is equipped with dual displayport and hdmi ports for easy connection to two 4k monitors. each monitor can run in extended mode displaying unique content, and supporting resolutions up to 3840x2160 @ 60hz and lower resolutions such as 1920x1080 (1080p) Supports windows and mac - compatible with, and easily installed, on most windows 10, 8.x, and 7 computers and macos 10.14+. linux and chrome os are not supported

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Plugable USB 3.0 Universal Laptop Docking Station for Windows and Mac (Dual Monitor: HDMI and DVI/HDMI/VGA, Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports) - Horizontal

Plugable USB 3.0 Universal Laptop Docking Station for Windows and Mac (Dual Monitor: HDMI and DVI/HDMI/VGA, Gigabit Ethernet, Audio, 6 USB Ports)

Horizontal

by Plugable
What We like

FLEXIBLE EXPANDABILITY - A single included USB 3.0 or USB-C cable from your laptop to this dock provides dual video outputs, wired Gigabit Ethernet, 3.5mm Headphone and Microphone jacks, two USB 3.0 ports, and four USB 2.0 ports

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Product Features

  • DUAL HD MONITORS - Built-in HDMI and DVI outputs each supporting 1920x1200 resolution @ 60Hz refresh rate. Includes DVI to VGA adapter and DVI to HDMI adapter. HDMI port supports resolutions up to 2560x1440 @ 50Hz with a single HDMI display only
  • RECOMMENDED USE - For use with web and productivity software; not recommended for gaming. Cannot be mixed with non-DisplayLink USB adapters. DisplayPort connections not supported. Does not support HDCP, will not playback encrypted or copy-protected content
  • COMPATIBILITY - Docking station compatible with Windows 10, 8.x, 7 and macOS 10.14+. Plug and play driver installation via Windows Update; manual driver installation on macOS. Linux not supported. Wired Ethernet supports Gigabit speed. Dock does not charge host PC

Compatibility - docking station compatible with windows 10, 8.x, 7 and macos 10.14+. plug and play driver installation via windows update; manual driver installation on macos. linux not supported. wired ethernet supports gigabit speed. dock does not charge host pc Recommended use - for use with web and productivity software; not recommended for gaming. cannot be mixed with non-displaylink usb adapters. displayport connections not supported. does not support hdcp, will not playback encrypted or copy-protected content Dual hd monitors - built-in hdmi and dvi outputs each supporting 1920x1200 resolution @ 60hz refresh rate. includes dvi to vga adapter and dvi to hdmi adapter. hdmi port supports resolutions up to 2560x1440 @ 50hz with a single hdmi display only

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