Questions tagged [docking-stations]

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Are there combined USB-C and Thunderbolt Docks with many ports available?

We use various Dell notebooks at the company and now I would like to buy a docking station for my home office. Unfortunately some of the notebooks only have USB-C, while others have Thunderbolt. Also ...
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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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Dock that supports 1 monitor @ 1440p@60hz, with Ethernet and a bunch of USB-A's

I'm looking for a good cheap USB-C/thunderbolt dock that supports one monitor @ 1440p60, and has at least 2 USB-A ports. Also keen to have gigabit ethernet but that's less critical. I don't need ...
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KVM and docking station solution for Desktop and Laptop

I have a desktop PC and a Thinkpad laptop which I would like to be able to connect to the same monitors, keyboard and mouse. The monitors will both be Philips 328P6VJEB (4K). I already have a docking ...
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Dell Latidute Home Office Workspace

I just received a Dell Latitude 7210 2-in-1 as workstation from my new employer. Since I'll have to work in home office for the next few weeks or months (due to covid) I'll have to setup an home ...
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Docking station that connects via both USB 3 and USB C, has various video interface ports

I'm looking for a docking station that works with my current laptop (HP Pavilion 15-AY013NR) but will also work with a new laptop. The current one has USB 2/3 ports and no USB C, but I expect the new ...
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Docking station with 3 Display Ports for Linux

I have MSI GV62 8RC with Linux Mint 19 installed. It has 1 HDMI port and 1 miniDP which works mostly ok (sometimes I have to unplug and plug miniDP again few times to get it working). But now I ...
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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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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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Connect dual monitor setup and desktop pc with usb-c-dock

I want to be able to easily switch between my desktop pc (Nvidia 1060) and my work laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad L14 20U50001GE) at my dual monitor setup. For testing purposes I tried to connect a dell usb-...
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Solution for connecting two computers (work laptop and personal computer) 2 monitors, keyboard & mouse and a webcam

I'm starting a new job soon where the device I'll receive is a Dell XPS laptop with USB C type connectors, I believe it'll be something similar to the Dell XPS 15 lineup. I have two Dell U2414H "...
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Is there any HDD Dock Station where the sleep mode can be disabled?

I have checked several HDD dock stations in the market. But it seems that all of them are programmed to save energy by sending all the connected disks to sleep. Just two examples: Orico Dock station, ...
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Docks with support for two monitors Macbook 2016 and Macbook mid 2015

I'm looking for recommendations for a dock that will support a 2K screen and one HD screen. Ideally, I want to use the same dock with my personal laptop and work laptop. Laptops: Apple MacBook Pro 15-...
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Can PD Charge be used as display port?

Was wondering if PD charge can be used as a display port using this specific product Main reason is I have two laptops that I am required to use simultaneously at times and would be great to use a ...
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I use a MacBook and a Windows Desktop and I need to switch between them both with the same keyboard and mouse

Somebody mentioned a "KVM", does anybody have experience with these? It also need to be able to switch between them quickly as I will probably be switching atleast once every 5 minutes. Does ...
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Docking station for USB video recorders

I need to connect several USB video capture devices to my laptop but its USB ports have the internal bus shared, which means that, although it recognizes all the independent capture devices, I can ...
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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 ...