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Questions tagged [docking-stations]

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Using a docking station intended for laptops with a desktop computer

I have a Dell XPS 15 connected to a Dell docking station which works, usually, fine. I was wondering if and how it is possible to connect a desktop PC to that same docking station. The reason is that ...
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Thunderbolt 3 to USB 3.0 [on hold]

I recently bought a Startech Laptop Dock that is powered with a Thunderbolt 3 connector. I have two monitors connected to it via HDMI. I found out that my laptop does not come with a Thunderbolt port ...
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Daisy chained monitors with compatible laptop dock

Quick background: Me and my wife both work from home sometimes, and are both used to two or three monitor setups while in the office. For our home office I would like to have a universal laptop dock (...
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Which input cable to use with a Dell WD15 dock when connecting a usb-c Macbook Pro

I'm using a Dell WD15 dock to connect my Dell Precision 5510 to an external monitor (HP Envy 27" 4k). This is a USB-C dock. The dock connects to the monitor using a HDMI cable. The display settings ...
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Cheapest way to connect power, DisplayPort and two USB devices to USB-C port

Essentially I want to have a very simple docking solution for a laptop with a USB-C port, to provide power to the laptop and connect a monitor (with DisplayPort) and two input devices (with USB) to it....
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Looking for a two in one laptop with the ability connect to three-four monitors

I live in Sydney, Australia. I'm upgrading my programming workstation. my requirements basically are a upper mid-tier performance laptop - at least 3.5GHz core processing which has been customised ...
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External SAS Dock or Enclosure

I'm looking for something similar to this SATA-USB docking station, but I need it to be able to interface with a SAS drive. I tried to use the one I have, but it's SATA only. I've found some 5.25" ...
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Pixel 2 XL multi function dock, or fitted sleeve

I have a Pixel 2 XL preordered which is intended to be a development and testing workhorse which will be connected to all sorts of devices in vehicles, at desks, in the field. I need a dock for it. ...
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Dual monitor Docking Station for work and personal computers

My company has a "Quality of Life" benefit that if I don't use, I will lose. I am thinking about buying 2 Dell P2416D monitors (2560 x 1440), and a docking station that is compatible with both my work ...
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Good PC laptop for work and docking station (must be dock-able)

Please excuse me if this question is too vague or broad. If necessary, I'll provide more details as I have them or withdraw the question. I've been offered a new job as a C#/C++ programmer and the ...
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Docking Station for Surface Pro 3 and 13" MacBook Pro

Is there a docking station that is compatible with both 13" MacBook Pro (2015 model A1502) and a Surface Pro 3? I am looking for one that has 1. Connectivity up to two monitors (DVI/HDMI/VGA) 2. ...
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SSD and HDD Internal Raid system compatible with external clone docking station

I'm searching for a good internal raid system for two SSDs and one for two HDDs. The housing of the SSDs and HDDs should be compatible with an external docking station, which I want to use for Backups....
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What hardware can turn a keyboard, mouse, and monitor into a remote desktop solution?

I have a couple laptops that I'd like to remote into, but they have restrictions in place that prevent me from installing remote software. Is there a hardware solution that I can use to access them ...
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USB dock that presents COM/Parallel port as physical ports

There are plenty of USB docks but the couple I have experimented with present UDB/pseudo devices in place of legacy ports like com and parallel. More modern applications can work with those just fine ...
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Docking station with many ports?

I've "recentely" asked this question here for a docking station for laptops that uses Thunderbolt 3 or USB 3.1 for connections. While I'm still interested in such stations I need an alternative in ...
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Docking station with new Interfaces?

I think we all noticed the recent Intel Skylake release at IFA and Gamescom 2015. Skylake brought a new generation of processor supporting a new generation of I/O interfaces, mainly Thunderbolt 3. ...