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Dual Monitor USB-C Dock - 60W Power Delivery - 4K

Create a dual-monitor or single 4K workstation with 4x USB ports and GbE, plus power and charge your laptop as you work

Product ID: DKWG30DPHPD

  • Power and charge your laptop with support for USB Power Delivery (up to 60 watts) when connected through USB-C
  • Supports dual monitors with 1920 x 1200p @ 60Hz resolution on each display (DisplayPort and HDMI), or a single 4K monitor 3840 x 2160p @ 30Hz
  • Connect your peripherals with 4x USB-A ports (2x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0) including a front-panel fast-charge and sync port (supports USB Battery Charging Specification 1.2)
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  • Transform your USB-C enabled Windows 10 laptop into a full-sized workstation
  • Compact design (8” x 4.8”) sits either upright (in solid stand) or horizontal
  • Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 port with Wake-on-LAN (WOL), 3.5 mm headset port
  • Thunderbolt™ 3 port compatible (the dock connects to a Thunderbolt 3 port at 5Gbps and will support USB Power Delivery)
  • Supports WiGig wireless docking
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Overview

This USB-C dock lets you transform your Windows 10 laptop into a full-sized workstation, connecting two external monitors (DisplayPort and HDMI®) or single 4K monitor. 

Power your dock and laptop with one adapter

With 60W Power Delivery, the docking station simultaneously powers and charges your laptop, while powering all devices connected to your laptop and the dock. A single adapter powers your dock and laptop.

Dual-monitor video output

Create a dual-monitor setup by connecting:

  • 1x HDMI display and 1x DisplayPort display at 1920 x 1200p @ 60Hz

The USB-C dock also lets you connect to a single high-resolution 4K monitor, with:

  • 1x HDMI display or 1x DisplayPort display at 3840 x 2160p @ 30Hz

Ample connections

The USB-C dock has four USB 3.0 ports (2x USB 3.0 and 2x USB 2.0 ports including a front-accessible fast charge-and-sync port) plus Gigabit Ethernet and headset connections.

Versatile setup

The dock’s small footprint fits into any workspace. It sits solidly in the supplied stand, or you can position it horizontally.

Wireless docking option, where supported

The dock also supports WiGig® if your laptop supports it. With wireless docking, you dock and undock your laptop without having to connect and disconnect a cable, saving time. Note: USB Power Delivery is only supported when connected through USB-C, and is not supported with WiGig. For WiGig, the dock must be positioned vertically.

The DKWG30DPHPD is backed by a StarTech.com 3-year warranty and free lifetime technical support

Note: Your USB-C equipped device must support video to work with this adapter.

Applications

Power and charge your USB-C equipped laptop, using only the dock’s power adapter (through USB-C only)

Deploy in offices and business settings or create hot desk workstation

An essential accessory for the latest USB-C equipped laptops such as the HP® Spectre x360, Dell XPS™ 15, 13, or 12, Dell Latitude™ laptops and 2-in-1s

Also supports laptops with WiGig wireless docking, ideal for for those who travel to and from the office

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 3 Years
Hardware
4K Support Yes
Bus Type USB-C
WiGig
Chipset ID Intel - W13100
Synaptics - VMM3330
VIA/VLI - VL812
C-Media - CM6533
Realtek - RTL8153
Displays Supported 2
Fast-Charge Port(s) Yes
Industry Standards USB Battery Charging Specification Rev. 1.2
IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.11ad
USB 3.0 - Backward compatible with USB 2.0 and 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 USB-C host:
1920 x 1200p @ 60Hz (DisplayPort and HDMI - Dual Monitors)
3840 x 2160p @ 30Hz (DisplayPort - Single Monitor)
3840 x 2160p @ 30Hz (HDMI - Single Monitor) WiGig host:

1920 x 1200p @ 60Hz (DisplayPort and HDMI - Dual Monitors)
2560 x 1600p @ 60Hz (DisplayPort - Single Monitor)
2560 x 1440p @ 60Hz (HDMI - Single Monitor)
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
USB 2.0 - 480 Mbit/s
UASP Support Yes
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.0 Female
1 - DisplayPort (20 pin) Female
1 - HDMI (19 pin) Female
1 - USB 3.0 A (Fast-Charge, 9 pin, SuperSpeed) Female
1 - USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 Female
2 - USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0 Female
1 - 3.5 mm Mini-Jack (4 Position) Female
1 - RJ-45 Female
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® 10
Special Notes / Requirements
Note The dock can connect to a host laptop’s USB-C port even if it doesn’t support USB Power Delivery 2.0 and DP alt mode. However, without support for these two protocols, the dock will not pass power through to your host laptop or support video output.
The dock’s DisplayPort port only supports active DisplayPort video adapters.
USB 3.0 is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1; this connectivity standard offers speeds up to 5Gbps. USB 3.1 Gen 2 offers speeds up to 10Gbps.
A 4K-capable display is required to achieve 4K x 2K resolution (4K is also known as 4K x 2K).
Video output capabilities are dependent on the video card and hardware specifications of the host laptop it’s connected to. Certain video cards have limited video support, and some monitors will also limit the available resolution.
When connected to your host laptop through WiGig the dock only supports 2-channel audio (5 and 7-channel audio is not supported).
HDCP content is not supported when connected in WiGig mode.
USB Power Delivery is only supported when connected through USB-C, and is not supported when connected through WiGig.
For WiGig mode, the dock must be positioned vertically.
System and Cable Requirements A USB-C equipped host laptop (the host USB-C port must support USB Power Delivery 2.0 in order to power and charge your laptop, it must also support DP alt mode to enable video output) or a WiGig (IEEE 802.11ad) equipped host laptop.
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Power
1 - Status
Power
Center Tip Polarity Positive
Input Current 2 A
Input Voltage 100 ~ 240 AC
Output Current 5 A
Output Voltage 20V DC
Plug Type N
Power Consumption (In Watts) 100
Power Source AC Adapter Included
Environmental
Humidity 0~95% RH (Non-condensing)
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black & Silver
Enclosure Type Plastic
Product Height 8 in [203 mm]
Product Length 4.8 in [121 mm]
Product Weight 23.3 oz [660 g]
Product Width 2 in [52 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 4.3 lb [2 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - laptop dock
1 - stand
1 - 3.3 ft [1016 mm] USB-C cable
1 - universal power adapter
2 - power cords (NA/JP, ANZ)
1 - instruction manual

Compatibility

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Windows® 10

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Frequently Asked Questions

Before You Buy

Yes, you can use this laptop docking station to charge a laptop computer. 

For more information on what the requirements are and about how much power this laptop docking station provides, refer to the product manual.

USB-C is a type of USB connector that is capable of supporting the following:

  • Data transfer speeds up to 10Gbps, if you use USB 3.1.
  • Bi-directional power delivery up to 100W, if both the USB host connection and the device support it.
  • Alternate modes, which deliver different types of data at different speeds. For example, DisplayPort Alternate Mode (DP Alt Mode).

If using Thunderbolt 3 over USB-C, the connection is capable of additional features. For example, Thunderbolt 3 is capable of 40Gbps of total bandwidth. For more information, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/thunderbolt-3-port-capabilities.

Not all USB-C ports or devices are capable of supporting all of the features listed above, or all of the features at the maximum capabilities. If you require a specific USB-C feature, your USB host connection, cables, and device must all support the feature that you require. For more information about whether your components support specific USB-C features, refer to the information provided by the manufacturers. 

This USB-C device requires that all of the following components support alternate modes:

  • The USB-C host connection (for example, a computer and its port)
  • The USB-C cable
  • The USB-C device (for example, a hard drive docking station)

If your host device includes a Thunderbolt™ 3 connection, this USB-C device will work with your host device.

For more information about the modes that your setup components support, refer to the information provided by the manufacturers.

To use all of the features of this USB-C device, it is required that all of the following components support USB Power Delivery 2.0 and DisplayPort Alternate Mode:

  • The USB-C host connection.
  • The USB-C cable.
  • The USB-C device (for example, a hard drive docking station).

To check how much power this device requires, visit the product page, and look on the Technical Specifications tab.

For more information about the power delivery capabilities of your other components, refer to the information provided by the manufacturers.

How to

To confirm that Windows detects your USB device, complete the following:

  1. Press the Windows key+R, type devmgmt.msc, and press Enter.
  2. In Device Manager, under the appropriate heading, confirm that your expansion card is listed and that there isn't an exclamation mark next to it.  For example, a USB controller card would be under Universal Serial Bus controllers.

Your USB device is listed according to the name of the chipset. To determine the name of the chipset of your USB device, navigate to www.StarTech.com and look on the Technical Specifications tab for your product.

Troubleshooting

If the display connected through your USB display adapter does not wake up after your computer has been in extended hibernation, it is likely that Windows has automatically turned off the USB Root hub to save power. 

The steps below outline how to configure the USB root hub to stay on during hibernation, to prevent this from happening.

Windows 8 / 10

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows key + X and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB display adapter after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows 7 / Vista

  1. Click the Start button and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB display adapter after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows XP

  1. On your desktop, right-click the My Computer icon and select Properties.
  2. Click the Device Manager tab.
  3. Expand Universal Serial Bus controllers by clicking the arrow to the left of it.
  4. Right-click the first USB Root Hub device and select Properties.
  5. Click the Power Management tab.
  6. Clear the box next to Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.
  7. Click OK to apply the setting.
  8. Repeat steps 4-7 for any remaining devices in the Universal Serial Bus Controllers section with “Root Hub” in the name.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB display adapter after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Sometimes an on-board network interface card (NIC) conflicts with a new NIC.  In these cases it is best to disable the on-board NIC.

The best way to disable your on-board NIC is to go into your BIOS and disable it there if possible.  To do this, consult your motherboard manual.

You can also disable any NIC in Windows.  Here is how you do this:

First click Start, or, in Windows 10 and 8, hold down the Windows key and press X.  Then click Control Panel.

Windows 10

  1. Click Network and Internet.
  2. Click Network and Sharing Center.
  3. On the left, click Change adapter settings.
  4. Right-click the NIC that you would like to disable and select Disable.

Windows 8

  1. Click Network and Sharing Center.
  2. On the left, click Change adapter settings.
  3. Right-click the NIC that you would like to disable and select Disable.

Windows 7

  1. Click Network and Internet.
  2. Click Network and Sharing Center.
  3. On the left, click Change adapter settings.
  4. Right-click the NIC that you would like to disable and select Disable.

Windows Vista

  1. Click Network and Sharing Center.
  2. On the left, click Manage network connections.
  3. Right-click the NIC that you would like to disable and select Disable.

Windows XP

  1. Click Network Connections.
  2. Right-click the NIC that you would like to disable and select Disable.

When you troubleshoot issues with a laptop docking station, there are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue:

  • Video cables

  • Video source

  • Video destination

  • Laptop Docking Station

  • USB peripherals

  • Ethernet Connection

To test your setup components, try the following:

  • Use the video cables, video source, video destination, laptop docking station, USB peripherals, and Ethernet connection in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.

  • Use a different video cable, video source, video destination, laptop docking station, USB peripherals, and Ethernet connection setup to see if the problem persists. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup.

When you test your cables, it is recommended that you do the following:

  • Test each cable individually.

  • Use short cables when you are testing.

When you test the video cables, video source, video destination, and laptop docking station it is recommended that you do the following:

  1. Press the Windows key + R, type devmgmt.msc, and press Enter to open Device Manager.

  2. If you do not see the USB video adapter in Device Manager, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/support/faqs/technical-support?topic=expansion-cards#usb-cannot-detect-windows.

  3. If the device is listed with an error, reinstall the drivers following the instructions on the website.

  4. Check to see if your video card drivers are current. You can check what video card you have in Device Manager under Display adapters. It is recommended that you go directly to the video card manufacturer's website to check for the latest drivers.

  5. Check to see if the monitor is being detected by Windows.

For more information about testing the USB peripherals and the laptop docking station, visit www.startech.com/faq/usb_hubs_general_troubleshooting.

When you test Ethernet and the laptop docking station, refer to the following FAQ: http://www.startech.com/faq/network_adapters_general_troubleshooting.

When you test sound and the laptop docking station, refer to the following FAQ: http://www.startech.com/faq/sound_cards_general_troubleshooting.

Your laptop might not support Power Delivery or might have specific charging requirements. For example, if your laptop requires exactly 60W of power and an adapter consumes some of the 60W, your laptop might not recognize that it is getting enough power.

For more information about Power Delivery, refer to the manufacturer of your hardware.

To output 4K to a DisplayPort display at 30Hz, your monitor must support the resolution and refresh rate. If your monitor also supports 4K at 60Hz (DP 1.2 or higher), you may also need to set the monitor to work at 30Hz. 

To resolve this issue, use the buttons on your monitor to change the DisplayPort settings to DP1.1. For more information about how to change your monitor settings, refer to the website of the manufacturer of your monitor.

Dual Monitor USB-C Dock - 60W Power Delivery - 4K

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