Product ID: DKT30CHVSCPD
Turn your USB-C™ equipped laptop into a mobile workstation. This sleek, compact USB-C multiport adapter makes it easy to connect your MacBook Pro or Windows laptop to an HDMI or VGA monitor. Power through your workday, with three USB 3.0 (Type-A) ports with Fast-Charge support, SD™ and microSD™ card slots, and a Gigabit Ethernet port.
The universal USB Type-C™ multiport adapter (Thunderbolt 3 port compatible) offers enhanced productivity in the boardroom or classroom. Connect your laptop to one external monitor:
With support for USB Power Delivery 3.0 (up to 85W), the USB-C multiport adapter lets you power and charge your laptop, and power your peripherals at the same time. PD 3.0 features Fast Role Swap to prevent USB data disruption when switching power sources (bus power and USB-C power adapter).
Connect your USB devices using the three USB 3.0 (Type-A) ports. Each USB port is a fast-charge and sync port, to ensure your tablet and smartphone are charged and ready. Each port offers 7.5W of charging power, with a combined total of 10W with all three ports in use.
Access the SD and microSD slots at the same time, and easily move data from one card to the other.
For mobile use, the USB-C adapter is bus-powered and lightweight, with a wraparound USB-C cable.
DKT30CHVSCPD is backed by a StarTech.com 3-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||3 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Connector Type(s)||HDMI (19 pin)|
|VGA (15 pin, High Density D-Sub)|
|SD / MMC Slot|
|USB Type-C (24 pin) USB Power Delivery only|
|USB Type-C (24 pin, 5Gbps)|
|3 - Connector Type(s)||USB 3.0 A (Fast-Charge, 9 pin)|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-10°C to 70°C (14°F to 158°F)|
|Industry Standards||IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
USB 3.0 - Backward compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1
|Chipset ID||VIA/VLI - VL102
VIA/VLI - VL817
Parade - PS8338B
Parade - PS176
Analogix - ANX9833
ALCOR MICRO - AU84612
Realtek - RTL8153
|Packaging Information||Shipping (Package) Weight||4.8 oz [137.0 g]|
|Package Length||5.6 in [14.2 cm]|
|Package Width||6.7 in [17.0 cm]|
|Package Height||1.2 in [30.0 mm]|
|Performance||Maximum Data Transfer Rate||5 Gbps (USB 3.0)
2 Gbps (Ethernet; Full-Duplex)
|Maximum Analog Resolutions||1920 x 1200p @ 60Hz (VGA)|
|Maximum Digital Resolutions||3840 x 2160p (HDMI) @ 30Hz
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
|Audio Specifications||The HDMI port supports audio output|
|Type and Rate||USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s|
|Compatible Networks||10/100/1000 Mbps|
|Full Duplex Support||Yes|
|General Specifications||With support for USB Power Delivery 3.0, the multiport adapter will power and charge your laptop, and power your peripherals at the same time, providing up to 85W of charging power, when using a 100W power adapter. Charging power will be less when using a lower-wattage power adapter.
|Supports Fast Role Swap of PD 3.0, to ensure the connected devices will not be disconnected when your power adapter is disconnected from the multiport adapter.|
|Each USB 3.0 port provides up to 7.5W of charging power, with a combined total of 10W when all 3 ports are in use. The charge provided depends on the number of devices connected and the amount of current each device draws.|
|Each one of the three USB 3.0 (Type A) ports is also a fast-charge and sync port to charge your tablet or smartphone. Only one fast-charge port can be used at a time.|
|Cable Length||4.6 in [118 mm]|
|Product Length||4.8 in [12.2 cm]|
|Product Width||2.8 in [70.0 mm]|
|Product Height||0.6 in [1.4 cm]|
|Weight of Product||4.6 oz [129.0 g]|
|Software||OS Compatibility||Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10, 11
macOS 10.11 to 10.15, 11.0, 12.0
|Special Notes / Requirements||System and Cable Requirements||A host laptop with an available USB-C port (to ensure full adapter functionality, the host USB-C port must support USB Power Delivery 3.0 and DP Alt Mode)|
|USB-C power adapter (for example, your laptop’s USB-C based power adapter)|
|Note||Not all USB-C ports support the full functionality of the USB Type-C standard. Ensure that your host USB-C port supports USB Power Delivery 3.0 and DP Alt Mode.|
|The adapter can connect to a host laptop’s USB-C port that doesn’t support USB Power Delivery 3.0. However, if your laptop’s USB-C port supports USB Power Delivery 2.0, it will still support PD pass-through, but it will not support Fast Role Swap. If you laptop's USB-C port does not support Power Delivery, then it will not support PD pass-through.|
|A 4K-capable display is required to achieve 3840 x 2160p resolution (4K is also known as 4K x 2K)|
|USB 3.0 is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1; this connectivity standard offers speeds up to 5Gbps.|
|Your laptop might have specific charging requirements. The USB-C adapter supports USB Power Delivery 3.0 to provide up to 85W of charging power, when using a 100W power adapter. Charging power will be less when using a lower-wattage power adapter.|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||multiport adapter|
Prior to installing this device, ensure that your operating system is up to date (for example, you have installed the most recent service pack).
To install the driver:
Note: Windows will typically save the files to the Downloads folder that is associated with your user account (for example, C:\Users\your_name\Downloads).
Note: If the Run as Administrator option is not available, you might be attempting to run the installer from within the zipped file. Extract the files using the instructions in Step 2.
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.
This USB-C device requires that all of the following components support alternate modes:
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:
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.
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