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4K DisplayPort Docking Station for Laptops - USB 3.0

Set up a permanent or hoteling (hot desking) 4K workstation where fewer peripheral and device ports are needed, and in an area where desk space is limited

Product ID: USB3VDOCK4DP

  • Add essential ports to your laptop and create a permanent, 4K single-video workstation, or a short-term (hotel or hot desk) workspace
  • Create a 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160p) workstation in your office or any environment with space constraints, with a compact, small-footprint housing that offers simpler device port connectivity
  • A cost-effective way to add ports to your laptop, such as 4K DisplayPort, USB fast-charge, USB 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet, and a headset jack
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  • Always-on USB fast-charge port supports device charging without a laptop connection, and USB Battery Charging Specification 1.2
  • Three USB 3.0 ports — two standard ports and one fast-charge and sync
  • Universal compatibility, works with virtually all USB 3.0 equipped laptop brands
  • Easy-access 3.5mm 4-position TRRS headset port (audio plus microphone)
  • Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 port with Wake-on-LAN (WOL) support
  • Fast, hassle-free setup
  • Rugged and durable design offers reliable performance
  • Includes a USB 3.0 host cable
  • Supports Windows, Mac, and Chrome OS
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Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 3 Years
Hardware
4K Support Yes
Bus Type USB 3.0
Chipset ID DisplayLink - DL-5700
VIA/VLI - VL812
Displays Supported 1
Fast-Charge Port(s) Yes
Industry Standards USB Battery Charging Specification Rev. 1.2
IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
USB 3.0 - Backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1
Performance
Auto MDIX Yes
Compatible Networks 10/100/1000 Mbps
Full Duplex Support Yes
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5 Gbps (USB 3.0)
2 Gbps (Ethernet; Full-Duplex)
Maximum Digital Resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz (DisplayPort - Single Display)
Lower resolutions are also supported. For example, if the max is 3840 x 2160p (4K), it also supports 2560 x 1600p and 2560 x 1440p.
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
UASP Support Yes
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - DisplayPort (20 pin) Female
1 - USB 3.0 A (Fast-Charge, 9 pin) Female
2 - USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 Female
1 - RJ-45 Female
1 - 3.5 mm Mini-Jack (4 Position) Female
1 - USB Type-B (9 pin) USB 3.0 Female
1 - Security Lock Slot Female
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Mac OS® 10.8 to 10.12, 10.14
Chrome OS v55+
Special Notes / Requirements
Note A 4K-capable DisplayPort display is required to achieve 4Kx2K resolutions
If connected to a USB 2.0 host port, or if using a USB 2.0 host connection cable, performance may be limited (USB 3.0 host cable included)
USB 3.0 is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1; this connectivity standard offers speeds up to 5Gbps
Extended displays are currently only supported with DisplayLink-based products on macOS 10.11 to 10.13.3. This may change in future versions.
System and Cable Requirements USB-enabled computer with an available USB 3.0 port
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Link (Green)
1 - Activity (Amber)
Power
Center Tip Polarity Positive
Input Current 0.8 A
Input Voltage 100 - 240 AC
Output Current 4 A
Output Voltage 5 DC
Plug Type M
Power Consumption (In Watts) 20
Power Source AC Adapter Included
Environmental
Humidity 20~80% RH
Operating Temperature 5°C to 50°C (41°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black & Silver
Enclosure Type Plastic
Product Height 1 in [2.6 cm]
Product Length 5.5 in [13.9 cm]
Product Width 3.1 in [79 mm]
Weight of Product 5 oz [142 g]
Packaging Information
Package Height 2.1 in [53 mm]
Package Length 5.9 in [15.1 cm]
Package Width 8.4 in [21.4 cm]
Shipping (Package) Weight 19.6 oz [556 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - laptop docking station
1 - 3.6 ft [1100 mm] USB 3.0 host cable
1 - universal power adapter (NA/EU/UK/ANZ)
1 - instruction manual

Compatibility

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Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Mac OS® 10.8 to 10.12, 10.14
Chrome OS v55+

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(5 stars) Small Gizmo but powerful

By: djluuis 5
This laptop docking station has a lot to offer for people that have laptops with no docking feature option. I have an Ultrabook with only 2 USB ports and no other option like Ethernet and as soon I connected it, just work great and plug and play. Great features like the gigabit ethernet port, USB 3.0 4k DisplayPort, audio port, 1 USB Type-B (for a printer)and lock port. I had no problems and I recommend it. I received this product in exchange for an unbiased review.
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(4 stars) Excellent Product

By: khumes
I have been using this product for a month now. It installed easily and works flawlessly.
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(5 stars) Small footprint with lots of features!

By: sgto416
The USB3VDOCK4DP laptop docking station with 4K DisplayPort has a lot of features for such a small device! It comes with a gigabit ethernet port, 4k DisplayPort, USB 3.0 Fast-Charge, 2 - USB USB 3.0, audio port, 1 USB Type-B (for a printer) and Kensington lock port. No issues when connecting laptop and I did enjoy how little space was taken. I received this product in exchange for an unbiased review.
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(4 stars) Hardware is great, drivers work, but...

By: Nick65
OK, so negative first, since it's more of a couple annoyances: On Windows AND in MAC I have to disconnect and reconnect the dock after resuming the computer, or the external display gets nothing. Also, after reboot, sleep/resume, or disconnect/reconnect, the monitor settings (i.e. only use the external) resets to "extend displays" (in both operating systems, so more inclined to think it's the Startech drivers, as I don't have this problem with a couple other docks I've tested (not a name dropper, sorry). OK, so size is fantastic. Easily tucked under the edge of the desk, back of the monitor (sticky tape, make a bracket, hook/loop, etc.). It weighs nothing, passes through 4k video on Windows and Mac, and any other USB (1-3.0) devices I threw at it. I personally like the headset jack on the front, but that's just my opinion. I would add ONE more USB 3.0 or even a USB-C port on the dock though. With a keyboard and mouse attached, that only leaves one port on the front. No biggie if your laptop has ports, but still... No heat noticed after 2 straight days of use, never dropped video, network and USB drive throughput was never an issue. All in all, I forgot I had everything going through a single USB3.0 leaving the laptop. An optional larger power brick, power port, and adapters (so that a user need not also bring a power brick) would make this the ultimate shared-desk/drop-in dock.
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(4 stars) Great Small USB Hub

By: NickD_CA23
I have used this docking station on several computers without built-in dock ports. It connects and starts working quickly every time. The dock comes in a box about the size of three DVD cases. The dock itself is about the size of two decks of playing cards. It has USB and audio on the front as well as network, display port and two more USB ports on the back. The dock does have a Kensington lock port on the back, but unless theft is extremely high where you keep it, I can't see anyone locking the dock instead of the devices it connects to (laptop or monitor). The dock needs to be plugged for power in and it comes with adaptors to use in multiple countries. The dock allows me to connect USB, sound network and display with one cable. It is very handy especially for laptops without built-in docking stations. I have had no issues with video lagging over USB as long as I use a USB 3.0 port on my computers. I still have to connect a power cable to my devices as USB 3.0 cannot power laptops. The dock works very reliably and looks nice on my desk. My only complaint is that I wish the audio port was on the back. I received this product in exchange for an unbiased review.
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(5 stars) Hard to believe it’s a Docking station

By: Andrew11
Right out of the box, I was surprised how small this Dock is, it looks great on my desk (although almost invisible under my monitor). The cable connectors are well-thought out and after connecting all the cables and power, the Displayport video quality is amazing, I was using VGA before and there is just no going back! I would recommend downloading and installing the driver first (Before plugging it in) for best results. I received this product in exchange for an unbiased review
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(1 star) Did not work

By: sateran
I have always had excellent experience with Startech except this one. I bought this to connect a Lenovo Yoga Pro to an Ultrawide Display 2560x1080 and it did not work. Worked for a few seconds at 1920x1080 and then started flickering. Tested at home with an LG 4K TV, did not even recognized as input. Also changed the display port cable to hdmi to a DPHDMM1MB which is rated for 4K and same results.
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Response from StarTech.com:
Brian, Customer Support
Hi,   Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. We want to apologize for the issue with our USB3VDOCK4DP docking station. The problem you're seeing may be resolved by updating to our latest drivers. They can be found here: https://www.startech.com/USB3VDOCK4DP#dnlds Do you see the very same problem when using a different model of computer? If the issue persists, please reach out to us using our support page: https://www.startech.com/support   Thank you.